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 2018

Effect of Static Foot Posture on the Dynamic Stiffness of Foot Joints During Walking
Reviewed By: Jayson N. Atves, DPM

Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Pedal Procedures in the Thrombocytopenic Patient
Reviewed By: Vorice M. Batts, DPM

A Comparative Analysis of the Efficacy of Topical Phenytoin with Conventional Wound Dressing in Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Reviewed By: Cathy T. Chuang, DPM

Diabetic Foot: Surgical Approach in Emergency
Reviewed By: Candace Criscione, DPM

The Role of Serum Procalcitonin, Interleukin-6 and Fibrinogen Levels in Differential Diagnosis of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infection
Reviewed By: Emily Curley, DPM

A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Aspirin, Clopidogrel and Dual Antiplatelet Therapy on Bleeding Complications in Noncardiac Surgery
Reviewed By: Crystal Gunsch, DPM

Idiopathic Toe Walking: Prevalence and Natural History from Birth to 10 Years of Age
Reviewed By: David C. Hatch Jr., DPM

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
Reviewed By: Nooreen Ibrahim, DPM

Treatment Failure and Leg Amputation Among Patients with Foot Osteomyelitis
Reviewed By: Samuel G. Kellner, DPM

Reconstruction of the Heel, Middle Foot Sole and Plantar Forefoot with the Medial Plantar Artery Perforator Flap: Clinical Experience with 28 Cases
Reviewed By: Virginia E. Parks, DPM

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of The Fibular Nail Versus Standard Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Fixation of Ankle Fractures in Elderly Patients
Reviewed By: Vlad Sauciuc, DPM

Retrospective Comparison of the Low-Risk Ankle Rules and the Ottawa Ankle Rules in a Pediatric Population
Reviewed By: Garret L. Strand, DPM

Flexor Digitorum Longus Tendon Transfer to the Navicular: Tendon-to-Tendon Repair Is Stronger Compared with Interference Screw Fixation
Reviewed By: Annie P. Stroze, DPM

Differential Motion and Compression Between the Plantaris and Achilles Tendons. A Contributing Factor to Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy?
Reviewed By: Nam T. Tran, DPM

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