Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Joseph S. Baker, DPM, AACFAS, Co-Editor

ACFAS Scientific Literature Review Monthly offers a variety 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 foot and ankle surgery.

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February 2018

Effect of High-Volume Injection; Platelet-Rich Plasma and Sham Treatment in Chronic Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Double-Blinded Prospective Study
Reviewed By: Vikram A. Bala, DPM

Exercise Interventions for the Improvement of Falls-Related Outcomes Among Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses
Reviewed By: Lisa D. Breshears, DPM

Effect of Oral Pregabalin as Preemptive Analgesic in Patients Undergoing Lower-Limb Orthopaedic Surgeries Under Spinal Anaesthesia
Reviewed By: Cathy T. Chuang, DPM

Suture Button Fixation Versus Syndesmotic Screws in Supination–External Rotation Type 4 Injuries: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Reviewed By: Jeffrey M. Demian, DPM

Lower Complication Rate and Faster Return to Sports in Patients with Acute Syndesmotic Rupture Treated with a New Knotless Suture Button Device
Reviewed By: Patrick M. Donovan, DPM

Impact of Computed Tomography on Operative Planning for Ankle Fractures Involving the Posterior Malleolus
Reviewed By: Albert A. Elhiani, DPM

Muscle Deficits in Rheumatoid Arthritis Contribute to Inferior Cortical Bone Structure and Trabecular Bone Mineral Density
Reviewed By: Matthew Fernandez, DPM

Comparison of Treatment Outcomes of Arthrodesis and Two Generations of Ankle Replacement Implants
Reviewed By: Gregory A. Foote, DPM

Intraoperative Frozen Section Histology: Matched for Musculoskeletal Infection Society Criteria
Reviewed By: Richard C. Harris III, DPM

Multimodal Analgesia in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Reviewed By: Amanda M. Kohut, DPM

Intramedullary and Intra-Osseous Arthrodesis of the Hallux Metatarsophalangeal Joint 
Reviewed By: Isin Mustafa, DPM

Efficiency of Locking-Plate Fixation in Isolated Talonavicular Fusion
Reviewed By: Keval G. Parikh, DPM

The Effect of Foot Exercises on Wound Healing in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with a Foot Ulcer
Reviewed By: Michael J. Price, DPM

Biomechanical Comparison of Intramedullary Fibular Nail Versus Plate and Screw Fixation
Reviewed By: Pegah Samouhi, DPM

Generalized Ligamentous Laxity Is an Independent Predictor of Poor Outcomes After the Modified Broström Procedure for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability
Reviewed By: Nathanael T. Smith, DPM

Outcomes and Complications of Percutaneous Versus Open Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Meta-Analysis
Reviewed By: Mark Vaughn, DPM

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