Scientific Literature Reviews - August 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.


August 2009

Cavus Foot Correction in Adults by Dorsal Closing Wedge Osteotomy 
Reviewed by: Rachel Johnson, DPM

Prevalence and Associations of Hallux Valgus in a Primary Care Population 
Reviewed by: Jennifer Bell

Hallux Valgus and First Ray Mobility: A Prospective Study 
Reviewed by: Adrienne Loretz, DPM

Anatomical Reconstruction for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability in the High-Demand Athlete 
Reviewed by: Carissa L. Sharpe, DPM

Fusion vs. Excision of the Symptomatic Type II Accessory Navicular: A Prospective Study 
Reviewed by: Japheth Ogamba Mongare, DPM

Selective Atrophy of the Abductor Digiti Quinti: An MRI Study 
Reviewed by: A. Shalonda Davidson, DPM

The Effect of Foot Orthoses in Rheumatoid Arthritis 
Reviewed by: Susan Orabovic, DPM

Reconstruction of Soft Tissue Defects Overlying the Achilles Tendon Using the Super Extended Abductor Hallucis Muscle Flap 
Reviewed by: Alissa Duncan, DPM

Risk of Subsequent Fracture after Low-Trauma Fracture in Men and Women 
Reviewed by: Jeff Richardson, DPM

Sodium Hyaluronate in the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus: A Single-Blind, Randomized Study 
Reviewed by: Samuel A. Feinberg, DPM

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Medical Intervention in Patients with Early Detection of Diabetic Foot in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bangladesh 
Reviewed by: Sally Ann Warren, DPM

Safely Ruling Out Deep Venous Thronbosis in Primary Care 
Reviewed by: Jahangir Habib, DPM

Subtalar Release in Clubfeet: A Retrospective Study of 10-year Outcomes 
Reviewed by: JoAnn M. Zotis, DPM

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