Scientific Literature Reviews - September 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.
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September 2012

Dialysis Treatment is an Independent Risk Factor for Foot Ulceration in Patients with Diabetes and Stage 4 or 5 Chronic Kidney Disease
Reviewed by: David Gelbmann, DPM

Predictors of Healing and Functional Outcome Following Transmetatarsal Amputations
Reviewed by: Scott Hoffman, DPM

Intrinsic Predictive Factors for Ankle Sprain in Active University Students: A Prospective Study
Reviewed by: Nicole Kessel, DPM

Tightrope Fixation of Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries: Clinical Outcome, Complications and Technique Modification 
Reviewed by: Jessica Kwan, DPM

A Comparison of Absorbable Screws and Metallic Plates in Treating Calcaneal Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Reviewed by: Jennifer Miller, DPM

Evaluation of the Syndesmotic-only Fixation for Weber-C Ankle Fracture with Syndesmotic Injury
Reviewed by: Pauline Seymour, DPM

Subtalar Arthroscopy and Fluroscopy in Percutaneous Fixation of Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures: The Best of Both Worlds
Reviewed by: Davis Waters, DPM

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