Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 

Benjamin D. Cullen, DPM, FACFAS, 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.

July 2019

MRI Anatomical Preoperative Evaluation of Distally Based Peroneus Brevis Muscle Flap in Reconstructive Surgery of The Lower Limb
Reviewed By: Sharif AbdelFattah, DPM  

The Potential of Transdermal Nitric Oxide Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Reviewed By: Weston Angermeier, DPM

Selective Fixation of the Medial Malleolus in Unstable Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Parth J. Bhakta, DPM

Fat Mass, But Not Fat-Free Mass, Predicts Increased Foot Pain with Obesity, Independent Of Bariatric Surgery
Reviewed By: Rebecca R. Calder, DPM

Tibialis Posterior Transfer for Foot Drop Due to Central Causes: Long-Term Hindfoot Alignment
Reviewed By: Emily Curley, DPM

Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Clinical and Radiological 2 to 8 Year Follow-up Study
Reviewed By: Bryan M. Duffin, DPM

Two-Stage Correction Using the Taylor Spatial Frame for Severe Hindfoot Deformity in A Patient with Marfan Syndrome: A Case Report
Reviewed By: Matthew B. Engelthaler, DPM

Synthesis, Development, Characterization and Effectiveness of Bovine Pure Platelet Gel-Collagen-Polydioxanone Bioactive Graft on Tendon Healing
Reviewed By: Emlyn Forsung, DPM

Secukinamb Inhibition of Interkeukin-17A in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis
Reviewed By: Cindel X. Harris, DPM

Microfracture Provides Better Clinical Results Than Debridement in the Treatment of Acute Talar Osteochondral Lesions Using Arthroscopic Assisted Fixation of Acute Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Kevin J. Huntsman, DPM

Arthroscopic Talocalcaneal Coalition Resection in Children
Reviewed By: Michelle A. Hurless, DPM

Brake Reaction Time After Ankle and Subtalar Arthroscopy
Reviewed By: Samuel G. Kellner, DPM

Biomechanical Consequences of First Metatarsaophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis on Flexor Digitorum Longus Function: A Cadaveric Study
Reviewed By: Woojung M. Lee, DPM

Are You Better? A Multi-centre Study of Patient-defined Recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Reviewed By: Christine A. Mariano, DPM

Three Week vs. Six Week Immobilization for Stable Weber B Type Ankle Fractures: Randomized, Multicenter, Non-Inferior Clinical Trial
Reviewed By: Bridget Metzo, DPM

Early vs Delayed Weightbearing After Microfracture of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Reviewed By: Jonathan Pajouh, DPM

The Relationship Between Polyethylene Insert Size and Complications in Total Ankle Replacement
Reviewed By: Clay B. Shumway, DPM

Is Reconstruction Preserving the First Ray or First Two Rays Better Than Full Transmetatarsal Amputation in Diabetic Foot?
Reviewed By: Steven L. Stuto, DPM

Talar-Sided Osteochondral Lesion of the Subtalar Joint Following the Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fracture: Study Via A Modified Computed Tomography Mapping Analysis
Reviewed By: Nicholas R. Thompson, DPM

Reduction and Functional Outcome of Open Reduction Plate Fixation Versus Minimally Invasive Reduction with Percutaneous Screw Fixation for Displaced Calcaneus Fracture: A Retrospective Study
Reviewed By: Matthew Weintraub, DPM

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