Scientific Literature Reviews

John S. Steinberg, 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 2009

Ankle Brachial Index Combined with Framingham Risk Score to Predict Cardiovascular Events and Mortality 
Reviewed by: Melissa R. Marshall-Battle, DPM

Different Calculations of Ankle-Brachial Index and their Impact on Cardiovascular Risk Prediction 
Reviewed by: Kendra Silva, DPM

Recurrence of Plantar Fibromatosis after Plantar Fasciectomy: Single-Center Long-term Results 
Reviewed by: Khanhmei Wong, DPM

Serial 2-Point Ultrasonography plus D-Dimer vs. Whole-Leg Color-Coded Doppler Ultrasonography for Diagnosing Suspected Symptomatic Deep Vein Thrombosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial 
Reviewed by: Vasilios A. Lirofonis, DPM

Treatment of the Progressive Neuromuscular Planovalgus Foot Deformity with the Combined Batchelor-Grice Procedure 
Reviewed by: Ameneh Aminian, DPM

Bone Stress Injury of the Ankle in Professional Ballet Dancers Seen on MRI 
Reviewed by: Lauren A. Fisher, DPM

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