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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March 2019

Investigation of Factors Related to the Occurrence of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus by 3d Bone Morphology of the Ankle
Reviewed By: Zachary Bennett, DPM

Peroneal Bypass Versus Endovascular Peroneal Intervention for Critical Limb Ischemia
Reviewed By: Richard Bruno, DPM

Talus Bipartitus: A Rare Anatomical Variant Presenting as an Entrapment Neuropathy of the Tibial Nerve within the Tarsal Tunnel
Reviewed By: Robby Caballes, DPM

Surgical Treatment of Subfibular Ossicle in Children: A Retrospective Study of 36 Patients with Functional Instability
Reviewed By: Meagan R. Coleman, DPM

Technologies in the Treatment of Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome
Reviewed By: Candice Cooper, DPM

Safety and Effectiveness of Talus Subchondroplasty and Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for the Treatment of Osteochondral Defects of the Talus
Reviewed By: Stephanie Kvas, DPM

Immediate Weightbearing Protocol for the Determination of Ankle Stability in Patients with Isolated Distal Fibular Fractures
Reviewed By: Jack Levenson DPM

Foot Function After Surgically Treated Intraarticular Calcaneal Fractures
Reviewed By: Gaston Mike Liu, DPM

Predictors for Amputation in Patients with Diabetic Foot Wound
Reviewed By: Andrew Olson, DPM

Association of Hemoglobin A1c and Wound Healing in Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Reviewed By: Terrence S. Park, DPM

The Effect of Antiseptics on Adipose-Derived Stem Cells
Reviewed By: Harshil Patel, DPM

Early Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Trabecular Metal Total Ankle Replacement Using a Transfibular Approach
Reviewed By: Julio D. Perez-Mustelier, DPM

Effect of Perioperative Gabapentin on Postoperative Pain Resolution and Opioid Cessation in a Mixed Surgical Cohort: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Reviewed By: Leslie H. Pyle, DPM

Immediate Weightbearing After Hallux Valgus Correction Using Locking Plate Fixation of the Ludloff Osteotomy: A Retrospective Review
Reviewed By: Gireesh Reddy, DPM

Initial Displacement Does Not Affect Loss of Reduction After Lisfranc Fracture Dislocations
Reviewed By: Dylan Roberg, DPM

When and How to Operate the Posterior Malleolus Fragment in Trimalleolar Fractures: A Systematic Literature Review
Reviewed By: Natalya Salowich, DPM

Evaluating Patients for Elective Outpatient Foot and Ankle Surgery: Insurance as a Predictor of Patient Outcomes
Reviewed By: Nicole Spalj, DPM

Preoperative MRI Is Helpful but Not Sufficient to Detect Associated Lesions in Patients with Chronic Ankle Instability
Reviewed By: Matthew Weber, DPM

Arthroscopic Bone Marrow Stimulation and Concentrated Bone Marrow Aspirate for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Case-Control Study of Functional and Magnetic Resonance Observation of Cartilage Repair Outcomes
Reviewed By: Michelle L. Winder, DPM

Open Versus Endovascular Revascularization of Below-Knee Arteries in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia
Reviewed By: Nicole L. Zahn, DPM

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