Scientific Literature Reviews - July 2009

 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.


July 2009

Long-term Use of Antidepressants for Depressive Disorders and Risk of Diabetes Mellitus
Reviewed by: Jean-Jacques Kassis, DPM

Eccentric Loading vs. Eccentric Loading Shock-wave Treatment for Mid-portion Achilles Tendinopathy
Reviewed by: Sona Ramdath, Jr., DPM

High Incidence of Deep Venous Thrombosis after Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Prospective Study
Reviewed by: Timothy Fisher, DPM

Incidence and Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Podiatric Surgery
Reviewed by: Courtney Watkins, DPM

Osteoporosis in Men
Reviewed by: Eric S. Trathen, DPM

Five-year Functional Outcome Analysis of Ankle Fracture Fixation
Reviewed by: Ryan Mackey, DPM


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