Scientific Literature Reviews - August 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.


August 2012

Intermediate Outcomes of Fresh Talar Osteochondral Allografts for Treatment of Large Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
Reviewed by: Brian T. Dix, DPM

Bone Graft from the Distal Medial Tibia in Foot and Ankle Surgery 
Reviewed by: Matthew J. Hentges, DPM

Strength of Bone Tunnel Versus Suture Anchor and Push-Lock Construct in Brostrom Repair
Reviewed by: Matthew J. Hentges, DPM

Platelet-Rich Plasma or Hyaluronate in the Management of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus  
Reviewed by: Greg Iwaasa, DPM

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment for Chronic Achilles Tendinosis
Reviewed by: Jared M. Maker, DPM

Treatment of Talocalcaneal Coalitions
Reviewed by: Kyle S. Peterson, DPM

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery with and without Aspirin Prophylaxis
Reviewed by: Bindu Mathew, DPM

Postoperative Insole-Paedobarographic Qait Analysis for Patients with Flap Coverages of Weight-Bearing and Non-Weight-Bearing Areas of the Foot.
Reviewed by: Jeff Merrill, DPM

Plantar approach for excision of a Morton neuroma: a long-term follow-up study.
Reviewed by: Jeff Merrill, DPM

Prophylactic and Therapeutic Peroneal Nerve Decompression for Deformity Correction and Lengthening
Reviewed by: Jay Seidel, DPM

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