Scientific Literature Reviews - July 2011

Andrew J. Meyr, DPM, Editor

ACFAS Scientific Literature Review Monthly offers a variety of types of published articles including clinical studies, case reports, methodology and technical reports, clinical "pearls," literature reviews and more. Each issue constitutes a state-of-the-art "textbook chapter" in the field of podiatric surgery.


July 2011

Complications of Ankle Arthroscopy Utilizing a Contemporary Noninvasive Distraction Technique 
Reviewed by: Yevgeniy Shagas, DPM

Staged Protocol in Treatment of Open Distal Tibia Fracture: Using Lateral MIPO
Reviewed by: Edward Au, DPM

Effect of Therapeutic Footwear on Foot Reulceration in Patients with Diabetes. A Randomized Control Trial
Reviewed by: Gian Steinhauser, DPM

The Fate of Syndesmotic Screws.
Reviewed by: Bryce Jolley, DPM

Minimally invasive, no hardware subtalar arthrodesis with autogenous posterior iliac bone graft
Reviewed by: Betty Carreira, DPM

A Comparison of Ankle Foot Orthoses with Foot Abduction Orthoses to Prevent Recurrence Following Correction of Idiopathic Clubfoot by the Ponseti Method
Reviewed by: Evie Plummer, DPM

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy
Reviewed by: Mark Chase, DPM

Post-Traumatic Big Toe Reconstruction Using Free Flaps
Reviewed by: Evan Cichelli, DPM

Preliminary Results of Calcaneofibular Ligament Transfer for Recurrent Peroneal Subluxation in Children and Adolescents
Reviewed by: Dyane Tower, DPM

The role of topical antibiotics used as prophylaxis in surgical site infection prevention
Reviewed by: Warner Siegle, DPM

Minifragment Plate Fixation of High-Energy Navicular Body Fractures
Reviewed by: Ryan Wood, DPM

Educational Opportunities