Scientific Literature Reviews

Benjamin D. Cullen, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Rachel H. Albright, DPM, MPH, 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.

July 2020

Midterm Walking Ability after Charcot Foot Reconstruction Using the Ilizarov Ring Fixator
Reviewed By: John R. Constantino, DPM

Bone Health Optimization in Orthopaedic Surgery
Reviewed By: Jordan W. Crafton, DPM

Comparison of Sinus Tarsi Approach and Extensile Lateral Approach for Calcaneal Fractures: A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-Analyses 
Reviewed By: McKenna T. Green, DPM 

Outcomes Following Ankle Fracture Fixation With or Without Ankle Arthroscopy 
Reviewed By: Megan A. Ishibashi, DPM

Introduction of the Low Risk Ankle Rule to A Paediatric Emergency Department
Reviewed By: Lewis A. Kane, DPM, MS

Micronutrient Status in Diabetic Patients with Foot Ulcers
Reviewed By: Matthew M. Knabel, DPM

Isolated Subtalar Arthrodesis for Avascular Necrosis of the Talus
Reviewed By: Joshua P. Manning, DPM

The Association of Preoperative Haemaglobin A1c with 30-day Postoperative Surgical Site Infection Following Non-Cardiac Surgery
Reviewed By: Tyler May, DPM

Factors Associated with Adverse Events After Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis Fixation
Reviewed By: Samantha A. Miner, DPM

Rivaroxaban or Enoxaparin in Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery
Reviewed By: Logan H. Mitchell, DPM

The Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Versus Conventional Dressing in the Treatment of Open Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 
Reviewed By: Fernando Ramirez, DPM 

Fractures of the Cuboid Bone: A Critical Analysis Review
Reviewed By: Gireesh Reddy, DPM 

Surgical Outcome of Chronic Lisfranc Injury without Secondary Degenerative Arthritis: A Systematic Literature Review
Reviewed By: Jeffrey R. Sanker, DPM

Quantification of Postoperative Posterior Malleolar Fragment Reduction Using 3-Dimensional Computed Tomography (Q3DCT) Determines Outcome in a Prospective Pilot Study of Patients with Rotational Type Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Monte J. Schmalhaus, DPM

Five-Year Follow-up of Minimally Invasive Distal Metatarsal Chevron Osteotomy in Comparison with the Open Technique
Reviewed By: Muhammed Sharoz Shamim, DPM

Lateral Malleolar Fracture with Concurrent Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Case Report and Literature Review 
Reviewed By: Nicole Spalj, DPM 

Functional Outcome and General Health Status After Plate Osteosynthesis Of Posterior Malleolus Fractures - The Quest for Eligibility 
Reviewed By: Eric M. Swenson, DPM

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