Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Rachel H. Albright, DPM, MHA, AACFAS, Co-Editor
Mark A. Dreyer, DPM, FACFAS

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.

December 2019

Total Ankle Arthroplasty Incorporating Total Talar Prosthesis
Reviewed By: Jaime A. Ahluwalia, DPM

Salter-Harris II Ankle Fractures in Children: Does Fracture Pattern Matter?
Reviewed By: Amar Chandra, DPM

Early Detection of Diabetic Polyneuropathy Using Paired Stimulation Studies of the Sensory Nerves
Reviewed By: Howard C. Chang, DPM

Reasons for Litigation in Arthroplasty Infections and Lessons Learned
Reviewed By: Albert A. Elhiani, DPM

Transarticular External Fixation Versus Deltoid Ligament Repair in Treating Ser Iv Ankle Fractures: A Comparative Study
Reviewed By: Najwah S. Hayman, DPM

Posterior Malleolar Fracture Morphology Determines Outcome in Rotational Type Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Brian Houng, DPM

Innervated Dorsalis Pedis Advancement Flap for Burn Foot Contractures
Reviewed By: Abimbola Johnson, DPM

Utility of Skin Perfusion Pressure Values with the Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and Foot Infection Classification System
Reviewed By: Ulyana Kulish, DPM

The Role of Biologic in Foot and Ankle Trauma – A Review of the Literature
Reviewed By: Zach J. Lubek, DPM

Risk of Pulmonary Embolism More Than 6 Weeks After Surgery Among Cancer-Free Middle-aged Patients
Reviewed By: Samantha A. Luer, DPM

Contribution of 30-Day Readmissions to the Increasing Costs of Care for the Diabetic Foot
Reviewed By: Karan Malani, DPM

Return to Sport Following Lisfranc Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Reviewed by: Garrett A. Melick, DPM

Outcomes of Total Ankle Arthroplasty in Ankles with >20° of Coronal Plane Deformity
Reviewed By: Collin G. Messerly, DPM

Variation in Implant Selection for Ankle Fractures: Identifying Cost Drivers
Reviewed By: Elizabeth F. Neubauer, DPM, MSHA

Calcaneal Fracture Fixation Using A New Interlocking Nail Reduces Complications Compared to Standard Locking Plates - Preliminary Results After 1.6 Years
Reviewed By: Kevin N. Nguyen, DPM

Short-Term Outcome of Surgical Arthrodiastasis of The Ankle with Ilizarov Frame in a Cohort of Children and Young People with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Reviewed By: Kristina Sikar, DPM

Arthroscopic Reduction and Minimally Invasive Surgery in Supination–External Rotation Ankle Fractures: A Comparative Study with Open Reduction
Reviewed By: Tyler K. Sorensen, DPM

Custom 3D-Printed Total Talar Prostheses Restore Normal Joint Anatomy Throughout the Hindfoot
Reviewed By: James Michael Steriovski, DPM

Safety and Efficacy of Surgical Fixation of Fibula Fractures Using an Intramedullary Nail: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study in 30 Patients
Reviewed By: Aasin Tareen, DPM

Tibial Nerve Palsy After Lateralizing Calcaneal Osteotomy
Reviewed By: Tyler R. Tewilliager, DPM

Optimal Outcomes for Acute Avulsion Fracture of the Achilles Tendon Treated with the Insertional Reattachment Technique
Reviewed by: Sara Yancovitz, DPM

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