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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June 2019

Statin Use Improves Limb Salvage After Intervention for Peripheral Arterial Disease
Reviewed By: P. Wylie Burge, DPM

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Posterior Malleolus Fragment Frequently Restores Syndesmotic Stability
Reviewed By: Zachary A. Cohen, DPM

New Persistent Opioid Use Following Common Forefoot Procedures for the Treatment of Hallux Valgus
Reviewed By: Natalie Alexandra Coriaty, DPM

Intra- and Inter-Rater Reliability of Ultrasound in Plantar Fascia Thickness Measurement
Reviewed By: Rebecca V. DeSimone, DPM

A Retrospective Comparative Cohort Study Comparing Temporary Internal Fixation to External Fixation at the First-Stage Debridement in the Treatment of Type IIIB Open Diaphyseal Tibial Fractures
Reviewed By: Matthew J. Dougherty, DPM

Ankle Lateral Ligament Augmentation Versus the Modified Broström-Gould Procedure: A Five-Year Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Megan E. Hom, DPM

The Management of Syndesmotic Screw in Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Vincent J. Inglima, DPM

Native Joint Septic Arthritis: Comparison of Outcomes with Medical and Surgical Management
Reviewed By: Ashmi H. Patel, DPM

A Prospective Comparison of Wide-Awake Local Anesthesia and General Anesthesia for Forefoot Surgery
Reviewed By: Kevin P. Patel, DPM

A Confirmatory Study on the Efficacy of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane (dHACM) Allograft in the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Study of 110 Patients from 14 Wound Clinics
Reviewed By: Casey Lewis, DPM

Clinical Outcomes of Bypass-First Versus Endovascular-First Strategy in Patients with Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia Due to Infrageniculate Arterial Disease
Reviewed By: John A. Martucci, DPM

Syndesmosis and Syndesmotic Equivalent Injuries in Tibial Plafond Fractures
Reviewed By: Sara Mateen, DPM

Incidence and Predictors of Surgical Site Infection After ORIF in Calcaneus Fractures, A Retrospective Cohort Study
Reviewed By: Stephanie Mita, DPM

Intrasite Antibiotic Powder for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection in Extremity Surgery: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Katie Pettibone, DPM

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Ankle Fracture Using Wide-Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet Technique
Reviewed By: Dalton M. Ryba, DPM

Adjunctive Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Thromboprophylaxis
Reviewed By: Hyun W. Shim, DPM

Amputation-Free Survival in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Peripheral Arterial Disease with Heel Ulcer: Open Versus Endovascular Surgery
Reviewed By: Jennifer A. Skolnik, DPM

Analysis of Readmissions Following Hospitalization for Cellulitis in the United States
Reviewed By: Nicholas L. Varakin, DPM

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