Scientific Literature Reviews

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.

May 2021

A False-Pouch Closure Technique with an Intact Superior Peroneal Retinaculum for Recurrent Dislocation of the Peroneal Tendon
Reviewed By: Sriya Babu, DPM

Medial and Lateral Combined Ligament Arthroscopic Repair for Multidirectional Ankle Instability
Reviewed By: Joseph Cataldo, DPM  

External Fixator Combined with Three Different Fixation Methods of Fibula for Treatment Of Extra-Articular Open Fractures of Distal Tibia and Fibula: A Retrospective Study
Reviewed By: Peyman Danesh, DPM

Outcomes of a Minimally Invasive Approach for Congenital Vertical Talus With a Comparison Between the Idiopathic and Syndromic Feet
Reviewed By: Rachel Egdorf-Gerber, DPM

Duration of Immobilization after Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair by Open Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Reviewed By: Benjamin Kaplan, DPM

Ankle Fracture Fixation with Use of WALANT (Wide Awake Local Anesthesia with No Tourniquet) Technique
Reviewed By: Lauren N. Kerr, DPM

Therapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Gout
Reviewed By: Sang Hyub Kim, DPM, MPH

Quantification of Ankle Dorsiflexion in Ponseti-managed Unilateral Clubfoot Patients During Early Childhood
Reviewed By: Rahim R. Lakhani, DPM

Application of Tele-Podiatry in Diabetic Foot Management: A Series of Illustrative Cases
Reviewed By: Andrew Mermelstein, DPM

The Role of Deltoid Repair and Arthroscopy in Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Jeffrey C. Paruszewski, DPM

Calcaneal Sliding Osteotomy Versus Calcaneal Lengthening Osteotomy for Valgus Foot Deformity Correction in Children With Cerebral Palsy
Reviewed By: Zab’di L. Sanchez Prada, DPM

Conservative Treatment for Acute Ankle Sprain: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Gagandeep Sandhu, DPM

Perineural Liposomal Bupivacaine Is Not Superior to Nonliposomal Bupivacaine for Peripheral Nerve Block Analgesia
Reviewed By: Ashmi Shah, DPM

Intramedullary Nailing as an Alternative to Plate Fixation in Patients with Distal Fibular Fracture
Reviewed By: Shivang M. Shah, DPM

Incidence and Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection Following Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Retrospective Study
Reviewed By: Robert G. Stuke, DPM

Risk of Nonunion with Nonselective NSAIDs, COX-2 Inhibitors, and Opioids
Reviewed By: Yen Tran, DPM

Evaluation of Two Types of Intramedullary Jones Fracture Fixation in a Cyclic and Ultimate Load Model
Reviewed By: Henry Turcios, DPM

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