Scientific Literature Reviews - May 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.


May 2012

Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy After High-Risk Lower Extremity Fractures
Reviewed by: Kyle Scholnick, DPM

Twenty-Year Experience in Vein Bypasses to Branches of Pedal Arteries
Reviewed by: Gabriel V. Gambardella, DPM

Free-Flap Resurfacing Of Tissue Defects In The Foot Due To Large Gouty Tophi  
Reviewed by: Chanel Houston, DPM

How Long Should Peripherally Inserted Central Catheterization Be Delayed in the Context of Recently Documented Bloodstream Infection?
Reviewed by: Kyle Johnson, DPM

The influence of a weight-bearing platform on the mechanical behavior of two Ilizarov ring fixators: tensioned wires vs. half-pins
Reviewed by: Sara Karamloo, DPM

Intraoperative Arthrography for the Evaluation of Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation of Displaced MacFarland Fractures: An Alternative to Open Surgery.
Reviewed by: Samirah Mohammed, DPM

The impact of ablation of incompetent superficial and perforator veins on ulcer healing rates
Reviewed by: Ryan Payne, DPM

Ultrasound-guided versus anatomic landmark-guided ankle blocks. A 6-year retrospective review.
Reviewed by: Mallory Przybylski, DPM

Characteristics, Therapies, and Outcome of Children with Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
Reviewed by: Jason Kayce, DPM

Endoscopic treatment of Haglund’s syndrome with a three portal technique
Reviewed by: Rotem Ben-Ad, DPM

The Diagnostic Accuracy of Radiographs in Lisfranc Injury and the Potential Value of a Craniocaudal Projection
Reviewed by: Diane M. Castro, DPM

Medial Achilles tendon island flap – a novel technique to treat reruptures and neglected ruptures of the Achilles tendon
Reviewed by: Linda S. Oh, DPM

Community-Acquired Staphylococcal Musculoskeletal Infection in Infants and Young Children: Necessity of Contrast-Enhanced MRI for the Diagnosis of Growth Cartilage Involvement
Reviewed by: Matthew H. Riordan, DPM

Jones Fracture Fixation: A Biomechanical Comparison of Partially Threaded Screws versus Tapered Variable Pitch Screws
Reviewed by: Jennifer L. Buchanan, DPM

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