Scientific Literature Reviews

Benjamin D. Cullen, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Jennifer R. Seifert, 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.

March 2020

Does Surgical Approach Influence the Risk of Post-operative Infection Following Surgical Treatment of Tibial Pilon Fractures?
Reviewed By: Jessica M. Arneson, DPM

Wound Irrigation for Open Fractures
Reviewed By: Natalie A. Coriaty, DPM

Navicular Body Fractures-Surgical Treatment and Radiographic Results
Reviewed By: Matthew J. Dougherty, DPM

Performance of A Rapid Two-Sequence Screening Protocol for Osteomyelitis of the Foot
Reviewed By: Megan L. Herring, DPM

The Effect of Ankle Bracing on Kinematics in Simulated Sprain and Drop Landings. A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
Reviewed By: Bradley Jimerson, DPM

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection for Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: Path-2 Randomised, Placebo Controlled, Superiority Trial
Reviewed By: Caroline Ko, DPM

Healing and Mortality Rates Following Toe Amputation in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Reviewed By: Gavin C. Lee, DPM

Arthroscopic Microfracture for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Second-Look Arthroscopic and Magnetic Resonance Analysis of Cartilage Repair Tissue Outcomes
Reviewed By: Spruha Magodia, DPM

Efficacy of Intra-Arterial Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Popliteal and Infrapopliteal Acute Limb Ischemia
Reviewed By: Sara Mateen, DPM

Outcomes and Incidence of Complications Following Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Alex S. Mattia, DPM

Step Activity After Surgical Treatment of Ankle Arthritis
Reviewed By: Mira Pandya, DPM

The Propeller Flap for Traumatic Distal Lower-Limb Reconstruction: Risk Factors, Pitfalls, and Recommendations
Reviewed By: Ashmi H. Patel, DPM

Prescription vs. Consumption: Opioid Over Prescription to Children After Common Surgical Procedures
Reviewed By: Katie Pettibone, DPM

Use of Local Flaps for Soft-Tissue Closure in Diabetic Foot Wounds: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Nicholas D. Salerno, DPM

Quantitative Evaluation of Post-Intervention Foot Blood Supply in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease by Computed Tomography Perfusion
Reviewed By: Hyun W. Shim, DPM

Brace Yourselves: Outcomes of Ponseti Casting and Foot Abduction Orthosis Bracing in Idiopathic Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
Reviewed By: Jennifer A. Skolnik, DPM

Comparison between Percutaneous Screws and Plate Fixation via Sinus Tarsi Approach for Calcaneal Fractures: An 8-10 Year Follow-Up Study
Reviewed By: Jonathon J. Srour, DPM

Risk of Psychiatric Disorders and Suicide Attempts in Emerging Adults With Diabetes
Reviewed By: Nicholas L. Varakin, DPM

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