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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October 2018

Is Unilateral Lower-Leg Orthosis with a Circular Foot Unit in the Treatment of Idiopathic Clubfeet a Reasonable Bracing Alternative in the Ponseti Method? Five-Year Results of a Supraregional Pediatric-Orthopaedic Center
Reviewed By: Amara Abid, DPM

Foot Reconstruction Using a Free Proximal Peroneal Artery Perforator Flap: Anatomical Study and Clinical Application
Reviewed By: Mahsa AghaJafarim, DPM

Surgical Nerve Decompression for the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy of the Foot: A Level 1 Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Ryan Bangart, DPM

Posterior Malleolus in Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures: Malleolus Versus Transyndesmal Fixation
Reviewed By: Brittany A. Brower, DPM

Postoperative Blood Glucose Levels Predict Infection After Total Joint Arthroplasty
Reviewed By: Natalia Cardona, DPM

Ankle-Brachial Index, Toe-Brachial Index and Cardiovascular Mortality in Persons with and Without Diabetes Mellitus
Reviewed By: Yehia Elebrashi, DPM

Readiness for Discharge After Foot and Ankle Surgery Using Peripheral Nerve Blocks: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Spinal and General Anesthesia as Supplements to Nerve Blocks
Reviewed By: Rebecca S. Herman, DPM

Nutritional Dermatoses and Its Association with Anemia and Systemic Illness
Reviewed By: Ashley Jensen, DPM

Timing of Epiphysiodesis to Correct Leg-Length Discrepancy: A Comparison of Prediction Methods
Reviewed By: Kristopher P. Jerry, DPM

A Biomechanical Comparison of Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fracture Fixation Methods
Reviewed By: Eric Krznaric, DPM

Postoperative Foot and Ankle MR Imaging
Reviewed By: Frank L. Narcisi, DPM

Culture of Bone Biopsy Specimens Overestimates Rate of Residual Osteomyelitis After Toe of Forefoot Amputation
Reviewed By: Bao Tram Nguyen, DPM

Peri-Articular Reconstruction for Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures Utilizing the Ilizarov Method with Orthofix Truelok Circular External Fixator: A Technique Guide and Orthoplastic Considerations
Reviewed By: Dalton M. Ryba, DPM

Augmented Versus Nonaugmented Repair of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Reviewed By: Jason C. Spector, DPM

Long-Term, Patient-Centered Outcomes of Lower-Extremity Vascular Trauma
Reviewed By: Christopher Van Damme, DPM

Foot Kinematics Differ Between Runners with and Without a History of Navicular Stress Fractures
Reviewed By: Danielle Yaros, DPM

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