Scientific Literature Reviews - July 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.


July 2012

Surgical Versus Nonsurgical Treatment of Displaced Intra-articular Calcaneal Fracture: A Meta-analysis of Current Evidence Base
Reviewed by: Stephen Dini, DPM

Differential Impact of Diabetes and Hypertension in the Brain: Adverse Effects in White Matter 
Reviewed by: James E. Fullwood Jr., DPM

The Sinus Tarsi Approach in Displaced Intra-articular Calcaneal Fractures: A Systematic Review  
Reviewed by: T. J. Martin, DPM

Prevention of VTE in Orthopaedic Surgery Patients: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, Ninth Edition: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines 
Reviewed by: Nicole Cullen, DPM

Bedside Fasciotomy under Local Anesthesia for Acute Compartment Syndrome: A Feasible and Reliable Procedure in Selected Cases
Reviewed by: Serra Park, DPM

Decreased Cerebrovascular Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor - Mediated Neuroprotection in the Diabetic Brain
Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, DPM

Factors Influencing Functional Outcomes after Distal Tibia Shaft Fractures
Reviewed by: Shweta Raina, DPM

Biomechanical Comparison of Four Methods of Repair of the Achilles Tendon: A Laboratory Study with Bovine Tendons
Reviewed by: John D. Schwerdt, DPM

Long-term Follow-up after Surgical Treatment of Talar Fractures
Reviewed by: Evie Plummer, DPM

Direction of the Oblique Medial Malleolar Osteotomy for Exposure of the Talus 
Reviewed by: Bryce Jolley, DPM

To Retain or Remove the Syndesmotic Screw: A Review of Literature
Reviewed by: Jason E. Smith, DPM

Double Calcaneal Osteotomy and Percutaneous Tenoplasty for Adequate Arch Restoration in Adult Flexible Flat Foot 
Reviewed by: Dyane E. Tower, DPM

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