Scientific Literature Reviews

Benjamin D. Cullen, DPM, FACFAS, Senior 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 2020

Fixation of the Osteochondral Talar Fragment Yields Good Results Regardless of Lesion Size or Chronicity
Reviewed By: Katie J. Backstrand, DPM 

Early Results of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Treatment of Chronic Wounds
Reviewed By: Jason H. Bahng, DPM

Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Corticosteroids for Plantar Fasciitis: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
Reviewed By: Angelica C. Emeakoroha, DPM

Lateral Malleolar Defect Coverage Using Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle Flap 
Reviewed By: Tyler A. Gloschat, DPM

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Tenosynovitis at the Metatarsophalangeal Joints: An Anatomic and MRI Study of the Forefoot Tendon Sheaths
Reviewed By: John R. Greaves, DPM 

Factors Contributing to Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome in Runners: A Prospective Study
Reviewed By: Glenn Griffin, DPM

Shoe Cushioning Influences the Running Injury Risk According to Body Mass: A Randomized Controlled Trial Involving 848 Recreational Runners
Reviewed By: Emily Khuc, DPM 

Tendon Regeneration After Partial-Thickness Peroneus Longus Tendon Harvesting Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation and In Vivo Animal Study
Reviewed By: Janelle Maravelias, DPM, MS

Prevalence and Interrelationships of Foot Ulcer, Risk-Factors and Antibiotic Resistance in Foot Ulcers in Diabetic Populations: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Reviewed By: Samuel Mason, DPM

Transfer of Abductor Hallucis Tendon Combined with Scarf Osteotomy Versus Single Scarf Osteotomy in Moderate to Severe Hallux Valgus Deformity: A Comparative Retrospective Cohort Study
Reviewed By: Sonia Simon, DPM

Arthroscopy Assisted Reduction in the Management of Isolated Medial Malleolar Fracture
Reviewed By: Taylor R. Tendrich, DPM 

Non-Operative Functional Treatment for Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: The Leicester Achilles Management Protocol (LAMP)
Reviewed By: Elie Touma, DPM 

Transtendinous Approach Calcaneoplasty Versus Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty for Haglund’s Disease
Reviewed By: Nishit Vora, DPM, MPH

Treating AO/OTA 44b Lateral Malleolar Fracture in Patients Over 50 Years of Age: Periarticular Locking Plate Versus Nonlocking Plate
Reviewed By: Isaac Wilhelm, DPM

Early Mobilization Does Not Reduce the Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis after Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Amy G. Wilson, DPM

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