ACFAS Subtalar Study

Subtalar Joint Endoprosthesis for Flexible Flatfoot:
Patient and Provider Determinants of Favorable and Unfavorable Mid-term Outcomes

ACFAS is looking for member volunteers to be part of this important research initiative, with Adam E. Fleischer, DPM, MPH, FACFAS, as the study's principal investigator. We are recruiting investigative sites for a NEW multi-center retrospective study looking at predictive variables associated with successful and unsuccessful outcomes when performing subtalar joint arthroereisis in adults and children. Subjects and sites will be compensated for their time. If you are interested in participating in this important study, please complete and return this PDF Application (64 KB PDF) or submit via online application form to Dr. Fleischer. 

The following criteria will be used to select eligible sites for this study:

  1. A one-year contractual commitment by the investigative sites is required.
  2. The primary investigator at each site must be in good standing with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
  3. Volume (minimum of 40) and variety (children and adults) of patients treated for symptomatic non-neuromuscular flatfoot with subtalar arthroereisis during the past 10 years.
  4. Past participation in multi-center studies.
  5. Professional reputation for scholarly activity.

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