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.

February 2020

Dimeglio Score Predicts Treatment Difficulty During Ponseti Casting for Isolated Clubfoot
Reviewed By: Scott G. Bird, DPM

Flexible Fixation for Ligamentous Lisfranc Injuries
Reviewed By: Stephanie N. Campbell, DPM

Strategies for Reconstruction of the Plantar Surface of the Foot: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Reviewed By: John P. Carolin, DPM

Dermal Regenerative Matrix Use in Burn Patients: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Matt J. Cikra, DPM

Reverse Sural Artery Flap: A Reliable Alternative for Foot And Ankle Soft Tissue Reconstruction
Reviewed By: Joseph R. Fleck, DPM

When is it Safe to Drive After Total Ankle Arthroplasty?
Reviewed By: Christopher D. Galli, DPM

Ligamentous Lisfranc Injury: Orif or Primary Arthrodesis
Reviewed By: Steven B. Georgian, DPM

Arthroscopic Microfracture for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Functional Outcomes at a Mean of 6.7 years in 165 Consecutive Ankles
Reviewed By: Michael Harrington, DPM

Clostridial Infection after Open Fractures of the Lower Extremity - Report of Two Cases and Discussion of Pathomechanism and Treatment
Reviewed By: Catherine Jacobs

Subluxation of the Middle Facet of the Subtalar Joint as a Marker of Peritalar Subluxation in Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity: A Case-Control Study
Reviewed By: Jacob M. Jones, DPM

Significance of Lateral Process Fractures Associated with Talar Neck and Body Fractures
Reviewed By: Stephen J. Kriger, DPM

Association of Opioid Use and Peripheral Artery Disease
Reviewed By: Kimberly A. Lockridge, DPM

The Medial Sural Artery Perforator Pedicled Propellor Flap for Coverage of Middle-Third Leg Defects
Reviewed By: G. Parker Peresko, DPM

Popliteal Versus Local Field Block for Pain-Related Postoperative Unplanned Emergency Room Visits After Foot and Ankle Surgery
Reviewed By: Tyler Slattery, DPM

Positive Effect of Platelet-rich Plasma on Pain in Plantar Fasciitis: A Double-Blind Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Vincent G. Vacketta, DPM

Efficacy of Multimodal Analgesic Injections in Operatively Treated Ankle Fractures: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: James Willmore, DPM

To Glue or Not to Glue? Analysis of Fibrin Glue for Split-thickness Skin Graft Fixation
Reviewed By: Daniel L. Wu, DPM

Adjunctive Rifampin Therapy for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis in the Veterans Health Administration
Reviewed By: Dixon H. Xu, DPM

Risk of Ankle Fusion or Arthroplasty After Operatively and Nonoperatively Treated Ankle Fractures: A Matched Cohort Population Study
Reviewed By: Edmund Yu, DPM

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