Scientific Literature Reviews

SLR - October 2021 - Justin Adame

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.

October 2021

Surgical Management of Displaced Talus Neck Fractures: Single versus Double Approach, Screw Fixation Alone versus Screw and Plating Fixation – Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Reviewed By: Justin Adame, DPM

A Novel Fixation Method for Unstable Ankle Fractures in the Elderly Using Dual Percutaneous Tibiotalar Cannulated Screws
Reviewed By: Katie J. Backstrand, DPM

Pediatric Seymour Fractures of the Toe
Reviewed By: Veronika Boulantsova, DPM

Comparison of the Effects of Reconstruction of the Lateral Ankle Ligaments Using Peroneus Longus and Peroneus Brevis Tendon Graft
Reviewed By: Saakshi Chowdhary, DPM

A Fibular Notch Approach for the Treatment of Ankle Fractures Involving the Distal Tibial Plafond
Reviewed By: Samuel Clellen, DPM

Trends and Outcomes of Non-Traumatic Major Lower Extremity Amputations in an Irish Tertiary Referral Hospital
Reviewed By: Vincent A. Lefler, DPM

Three Weeks Versus Six Weeks of Antibiotic Therapy for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Non-Inferiority Pilot Trial
Reviewed By: Samuel Mason, DPM

Quality of Life and Clinical Evaluation of Calcaneoplasty with a Balloon System for Calcaneal Fracture at 5 Years of Follow-Up
Reviewed By: Zohaib Moon, DPM

Prospective Evaluation of Tarsal Coalition Excision Show Significant Improvements in Pain and Function
Reviewed By: Olesya Palko, DPM

Foot Core Training to Prevent Running-Related Injuries: A Survival Analysis of a Single-Blind, Randomized Control Trial
Reviewed By: Kevan Patel, DPM

Impact of Impaired Ambulatory Capacity on the Outcomes of Peripheral Vascular Interventions among Patients with Chronic Limb-Threating Ischemia
Reviewed By: Victor J. Putz, DPM

Vancomycin Powder Use in Fractures at High Risk of Surgical Site Infection
Reviewed By: Taylor R. Tendrich, DPM

A Mid-Term Follow-Up Retrospective Evaluation of Tarsometatarsal Joint Fracture-Dislocations Treated by Closed Reduction and Percutaneous K-Wires Fixation
Reviewed By: Elie Touma, DPM

Bilateral Charcot Arthropathy Treated with Bolt-Beam Constructs in the Setting of Unilateral Foot Ulcers: A Report of Two Cases
Reviewed By: Tomas A. Trevino, DPM

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