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.

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December 2018

Biomechanical Evaluation of Two Methods of Fixation of a Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon Graft
Reviewed By: Parth J. Bhakta, DPM

Complications and Revision Amputation Following Trauma-Related Lower Limb Loss
Reviewed By: Richard R. Bruno, DPM

Repair of Only Anterior Talofibular Ligament Resulted in Similar Outcomes to Those of Repair of Both Anterior Talofibular and Calcaneofibular Ligaments
Reviewed By: Hyunho Choi, DPM

Stimulation of Tendon Healing with Delayed Dexamethasone Treatment Is Modified by the Microbiome
Reviewed By: Bryan M. Duffin, DPM

Dorsal Bridge Plating or Transarticular Screws for Lisfranc Fracture Dislocations
Reviewed By: Taylor D. Heck, DPM

Does the Quality of Preoperative Closed Reduction of Displaced Ankle Fractures Affect Wound Complications After Surgical Fixation?
Reviewed By: Kevin J. Huntsman, DPM

Surgery for Type B Ankle Fracture Treatment: A Combined Randomized and Observational Study (CROSSBAT)
Reviewed By: Michelle A. Hurless, DPM

Reduced Time to Surgery Improves Patient-Reported Outcome After Achilles Tendon Ruptures
Reviewed By: Woojung M. Lee, DPM

Evidence-Based Protocol for Prophylactic Antibiotics in Open Fractures: Improved Antibiotic Stewardship with No Increase in Infection Rates
Reviewed By: Jonathan Pajouh, DPM

Predictors of Compartment Syndrome of the Foot After Fracture of the Calcaneus
Reviewed By: Dhagash P. Patel, DPM

Assessment of Ankle Mortise Instability After Isolated Supination-External Rotation Lateral Malleolar Fractures
Reviewed By: Stephanie Petrofski, DPM

Botulinum Toxin Type A Versus Placebo for Idiopathic Clubfoot: A Two-Center, Double Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Mark J. Sheehan, DPM

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Versus Kinesiology Taping in the Management of Plantar Fasciitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Reviewed By: Maya C. Trueman, DPM

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