Scientific Literature Reviews - February 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.


February 2011

Mechanical Stability of the Subtalar Joint After Lateral Ligament Sectioning and Ankle Brace Application: A Biomechanical Experimental Study
Reviewed by:  Rotem Ben-Ad, DPM

Unilateral Subtalar Coalition: Contralateral Sustentaculum Tali Morphology
Reviewed by:  Diane M. Castro, DPM

A Two-Stage Percutaneous Approach to Charcot Diabetic Foot Reconstruction
Reviewed by: Mark Co

Is fibular fracture displacement consistent with tibiotalar displacement?
Reviewed by: Benjamin Cullen, DPM, PGY-1

Arthroscopic Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Ankle with Matrix–Associated Chondrocyte Implantation.
Reviewed by:  Phong H. Le, DPM

Human Chondrocyte Viability after Treatment with Local Anesthetic and/or Magnesium: Results from an In Vitro Study
Reviewed by: Megan Lynam, DPM, MS

Comparison of surgical outcomes of intra-articular calcaneal fractures by age
Reviewed by: Jason D. Neufeld, DPM, PGY-3

The Influence of Fracture Fixation Biomechanics on Fracture Healing
Reviewed by:  Linda S. Oh, DPM

NSAID Exposure and Risk of Nonunion: A Meta-Analysis of Case-Control and Cohort Studies
Reviewed by:  Matthew Riordan, DPM, PGY-2


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