Scientific Literature Reviews - June 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.


June 2012

The Incidence of Thromboembolic Events in Surgically Treated Ankle Fractures
Reviewed by: Timothy J. Levar, DPM

Complications Associated with Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy 
Reviewed by: Frank A. Luckino III, DPM

A retrospective study of risk factors for poor outcomes in methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in surgical patients  
Reviewed by: Sarah Newey, DPM

Preventing Flap Necrosis With Adrenomedullin and Glucagon-like Peptide-1
Reviewed by: Jamie L. Hall, DPM

Pulsed Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Field Therapy: A Potential Novel Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis
Reviewed by: Lauren Kishman, DPM

Clinical Experience Using a Novel Wound Management System for Venous Leg Ulcers
Reviewed by: Corey E. Valentine, DPM

Skin-Derived Fibroblasts for the Treatment of Refractory Achilles Tendinosis: Preliminary Short-Term Results
Reviewed by: Terence Vincent, DPM

Plantar Approach for Excision of a Morton Neuroma: A Long-Term Follow-up Study
Reviewed by: Eric J. Lew, DPM

Arthroscopy of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint in 59 Consecutive Cases
Reviewed by: Kelly Bumpus, DPM

Subtalar Arthroscopy and Flurosocopy in Percutaneous Fixation of Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures: The Best of Both Worlds 
Reviewed by: Jeremy Perse, DPM

Surgical Site Infections After Foot and Ankle Surgery, A Comparison of Patients With and Without Diabetes.
Reviewed by: Casey Friske, DPM

Syndesmotic Fixation in Supination-External Rotation Ankle Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Study 
Reviewed by: Tamala Walton, DPM

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