Scientific Literature Reviews - October 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.


October 2011

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Nonunion of the Tibia
Reviewed by: C. Keith McSpadden, DPM

Foot and Ankle Reconstruction: Pedicled Muscle Flaps versus Free Flaps and the Role of Diabetes
Reviewed by: Matthew J. Hentges, DPM

Bone morphogenetic proteins in orthopaedic trauma surgery
Reviewed by: Brian T. Dix, DPM

Locked Versus Nonlocked Plate Fixation For Hallux MTP Arthrodesis
Reviewed by: Jared M. Maker, DPM

Operative versus non-operative treatment of acute rupture of tendo Achillis: A prospective randomized evaluation of functional outcome
Reviewed by: Kyle S. Peterson, DPM

Anteromedial Impingement in the Ankle Joint: Outcomes Following Arthroscopy
Reviewed by: Peter M. Stasko, DPM

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