Scientific Literature Reviews - January 2012

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.


January 2012

Palmoplantar Psoriasis: A Phenotypical and Clinical Review with Introduction of a New Quality-of-Life Assessment Tool
Reviewed by: Kelly Heppert, DPM

Soft Tissue and Bone Penetration Abilities of Daptomycin in Diabetic Patients with Bacterial Foot Infections
Reviewed by: Kim Dao, DPM

Ropivacaine: A Review of its Pharmacology and Clinical Use.
Reviewed by: David M. Keizer, DPM

Retrospective Comparison of Diabetic Foot Ulcer and Venous Stasis Ulcer Healing Outcome between a Dermal Repair Scaffold (Primatrix) and a Bilayered Living Cell Therapy (Apligraf)
Reviewed by: Desiree Mayo, DPM

Spread of Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A at Standard Doses Is Inherent to the Successful Treatment of Spastic Equinus Foot in Cerebral Palsy: Short-Term Neurophysiological and Clinical Study
Reviewed by: Kristin J. Blanchet, DPM

Therapy-Resistant Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I: To Amputate or Not?
Reviewed by: Sidharth Reddy, DPM

Treatment Course and Outcomes Following Drug and Alcohol-Related Traumatic Injuries
Reviewed by: Ruth Devadas, DPM

Educational Opportunities