Scientific Literature Reviews - December 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.


December 2011

Corrective Supramalleolar Osteotomy for Malunited Pronation-External Rotation Fractures of the Ankle
Reviewed by: Steve Czymbor, DPM

Indications for Supramalleolar Osteotomy in Patients with Ankle Osteoarthritis and Varus Deformity
Reviewed by: Jeremy Perse, DPM

Laser treatment of onychomycosis using a novel 0.65-millisecond pulsed Nd:YAG 1064-nm laser
Reviewed by: Sarah Newey, DPM

Early soft tissue coverage and negative pressure wound therapy optimizes patient outcomes in lower limb trauma
Reviewed by: Nicholas R. Schmerbach, DPM

The non-operative functional management of patients with a rupture of the tendo Achilles leads to low rates of re-rupture
Reviewed by: Nicholas R. Schmerbach, DPM

Medial Joint Space Widening of the Ankle in Displaced Tillaux and Triplane Fractures in Children
Reviewed by: Jamie L. Hall, DPM

Autologous Osteochondral Transplantation of the Talus Partially Restores Contact Mechanics of the Ankle Joint
Reviewed by: Steve Czymbor, DPM

Triple Arthrodesis with Lateral Column Lengthening for the Treatment of Planovalgus Deformity
Reviewed by: Steve Czymbor, DPM

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