Scientific Literature Reviews - September 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.


September 2011

Is Percutaneous Repair Better Than Open Repair in Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture? 
Reviewed by: Seth M. Felice, DPM

Retrograde Cancellous Bone Plug Transplantation for the Treatment of Advanced Osteochondral Lesions with Large Subchondral Lesions of the Ankle
Reviewed by: Kathryn Jetter, DPM

Early mobilization after uncomplicated medial subtalar dislocation provides successful functional results
Reviewed by: Irene Labib, DPM

Percutaneous Gallagher nail stabilization for fragility ankle fracture
Reviewed by: Alex Scholl, DPM

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

The Volkmann Dogma: a retrospective, long term, single center study
Reviewed by: Jennifer Miller, DPM

Pes Cavus and Hereditary Neuropathies: When a Relationship Should Be Suspected
Reviewed by: Kelsey L. Harvey,  DPM

Achilles Tendon Ruptures in Diabetic Patients
Reviewed by: Christopher Schmitt, DPM

Should One Consider Primary Surgical Reconstruction in Charcot Arthropathy of the Feet? 
Reviewed by: Uchenna Chukwurah, DPM

Soft-tissue sarcoma of the foot
Reviewed by: Jessica Kwan, DPM

Orthopaedic Case of the Month: A 16 year old Boy with a Recurrent Mass of the First Toe
Reviewed by: Jennifer Gerteisen, DPM

Educational Opportunities