Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Joseph S. Baker, 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.
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October 2019

Acute Treatment of Open Foot and Ankle Fractures Using a Bioartificial Dermal Regeneration Template and Split-Thickness Skin Grafting
Reviewed By: Amara Abid, DPM

Effects of Extracorporeal Shock Waves on Neuralgia in Diabetic Rats
Reviewed By: Elizabeth A. Ansert, DPM

Effect of a Controlled Ankle Motion Walking Boot on Syndesmotic Instability During Weightbearing: A Cadaveric Study
Reviewed By: Raul Aviles, DPM

Soleus Muscle Flap Application for Reconstruction of the Middle Third of the Leg
Reviewed By: Rusheena Bartlett, DPM

Surgical Management of Acute Compartment Syndrome and Sequential Complications
Reviewed By: Donald Cohen, DPM

The Use of Medicinal Leeches for the Treatment of Venous Congestion in Replanted or Revascularized Digits
Reviewed By: Shruti Dosi, DPM

Timing of Microsurgical Reconstruction in Lower Extremity Trauma: An Update of the Godina Paradigm
Reviewed By: Karen Fischborn, DPM

Evidence of Differential Microbiomes in Healing Versus Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers Prior to and Following Foot Salvage Therapy
Reviewed By: Rebecca S. Herman, DPM

Is There a Difference in Treatment Outcome for Monomicrobial and Polymicrobial Periprosthetic Joint Infections? Systematic Review and Study Quality Analysis
Reviewed By: Leslie Joseph, DPM

Flexor Hallucis Longus Transfer Improves Achilles Tendon Load to Failure in Surgery for Non-insertional Tendinopathy
Reviewed by: Emily Keeter, DPM

Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis of the Common Site of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: 5 to 8 cm Above the Distal End of the Calcaneal Insertion
Reviewed By: Ashlee Lindgren, DPM

A Comparison of Two Designs of Postoperative Shoe on Function, Satisfaction, and Back Pain After Hallux Valgus Surgery
Reviewed By: Ketan Mehta, DPM

The Iphone Measure App Level Function as A Measuring Device for The Weight Bearing Lunge Test in Adults: A Reliability Study
Reviewed By: Rikesh A. Patel, DPM

Adaptation of Running Biomechanics to Repeated Barefoot Running: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Ellen I. Roberts, DPM

Limb Salvage in Diabetic Foot Disease: A Classification to Aid Successful Reconstruction
Reviewed By: Alyson H. Slater, DPM

Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation Versus Dorsal Closing Wedge Metatarsal Osteotomy for the Treatment of Freiberg Infraction in Athletes
Reviewed By: Brittany R. Staples, DPM

Irrigation and Debridement of an Open Ankle Fracture with Open Reduction and Internal Fixation and Syndesmotic Fixation Using a Suture Button Device
Reviewed By: Nicholas Staub, DPM

The ‘Diamond Concept’ for Long Bone Non-Union Management
Reviewed By: Joshua J. Wolfe, DPM, MHA

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