Scientific Literature Reviews - April 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.


April 2012

Long-Term Outcome of High-Energy Open Lisfranc Injuries: A Retrospective Study
Reviewed by: Kelsey A. Barrick, DPM

Can Sequential 18F-FDG PET/CT Replace WBC Imaging in the Diabetic Foot?
Reviewed by: Kristin Burton, DPM

Hypoxia: A Critical Regulator of Early Human Tendinopathy.  
Reviewed by: W Drew Chapman, DPM

Wound Complications with Posterior Midline and Posterior Medial Leg Incisions: A Systematic Review
Reviewed by: Brian Freeman, DPM

Orthosis Noncompliance After the Ponseti Method for the Treatment of Idiopathic Clubfeet: A Relevant Problem that Needs Reevaluation
Reviewed by: Jennifer Gerres, DPM

Intra-Articular Injection of Hyaluronic Acid Is Not Superior to Saline Solution Injection for Ankle Arthritis
Reviewed by: Dave Hehemann, DPM

Management of Diabetic Small-Fiber Neuropathy With Combination L-Methylfolate, Methylcobalamin, and Pyridoxal 5’-Phosphate
Reviewed by: Gina Hild, DPM

Outcome and Complications of Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of Calcaneal Fractures
Reviewed by: Lee Hlad, DPM

Prognostic Value of Achilles Tendon Doppler Sonography in Asymptomatic Runners
Reviewed by: Timothy D. Howard, DPM

Early Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes after Treatment of Displaced Intra-articular Calcaneal Fractures Using Delta-Frame External Fixator Construct
Reviewed by: Jeffrey C. Lupica, DPM

Correlation Between Metal Allergy and Treatment Outcomes After Ankle Fracture Fixation
Reviewed by: Danielle R. McKenna, DPM

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