Scientific Literature Reviews - January 2011

Andrew J. Meyr, DPM, Editor

The ACFAS’s Scientific Literature Reviews is a compilation of brief summaries of quality research from world-renowned medical journals, provided by podiatric residents from across the country.


January 2011

Comparison of Standard Screw Fixation Versus Suture Button Fixation in Lisfranc Ligament Injuries
Reviewed by: Sophia Barnett, DPM

Preliminary Results of Calcaneofibular Ligament Transfer for Recurrent Peroneal Subluxation in Children and Adolescents
Reviewed by: Shirley M. Catoire, DPM

The Results of Early Primary Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Treatment of OTA 43. C Type Tibial Pilon Fractures: A Cohort Study
Reviewed by: Christopher J. Fatti, DPM

Peroneal Subluxation: Surgical Results in 31 Athletic Patients
Reviewed by:  George E. Gopoian, DPM

Morton Neuroma: MR Imaging after Resection—Postoperative MR and Histologic Findings in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Intermetatarsal Spaces
Reviewed by: Sara Karamloo, DPM

Operative versus Nonoperative Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures : A Multicenter Randomized Trial Using Accelerated Functional Rehabilitation
Reviewed by: Priya Parthasarathy, DPM



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