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.

November 2019

Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation for Treatment of Morton's Neuroma: Initial Experience
Reviewed By: Joseph F. Albers, DPM

25-Hydroxyvitamin D Deficiency: Impacting Deep-Wound Infection and Poor Healing Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes
Reviewed By: Michael J. Blutfield, DPM

Resection or Preservation of the Metatarsal Heads in Rheumatoid Forefoot Surgery? A Randomised Clinical Trial
Reviewed By: Alexus G. Cox, DPM

Association of Electronic Cigarette Vaping and Cigarette Smoking with Decreased Random Flap Viability in Rats
Reviewed By: Dana V. Day, DPM

Efficacy of Maggot Therapy On Staphylococcus Aureus And Pseudomonas Aeruginosa In Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Chandler P. Hubbard, DPM

Effectiveness and Safety of Ankle Arthrodesis Versus Arthroplasty. A Prospective Multicenter Study
Reviewed By: Pulin U. Joshi, DPM

Central Tendon-Splitting Approach and Double Row Suturing for the Treatment of Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
Reviewed By: Michael G. Kateman, DPM

A Total Offloading Foot Brace for Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Results from a Halted Randomized Control Trial
Reviewed By: Ethan J. Knowlton, DPM

Incidence and Fusion of Os Trigonum in a Healthy Pediatric Population
Reviewed By: Josephine P. Lyons, DPM

Surgical Fixation of Pilon Injuries: A Comparison of the Anterolateral and Posterolateral Approach
Reviewed By: Alexa Ray Santomero, DPM

Physiologic Widening of the Medial Clear Space: What’s Normal?
Reviewed By: Brian Schenavar, DPM

Calcaneal Lengthening for Partial Traumatic Loss of The Calcaneus
Reviewed By: Anne-Louise Smith, DPM

Outcomes of Total Ankle Replacement, Arthroscpoic Ankle Arthrodesis, and Open Ankle Arthrodesis for Isolated Non-deformed End-stage Ankle Arthritis
Reviewed By: David H. Sved, DPM

Detection of Uric Acid Crystal Deposition by Ultrasonography and Dual-Energy Computed Tomography: A Cross-Sectional Study in Patients with Clinically Diagnosed Gout
Reviewed By: Steven A. Tocci, DPM

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