Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Ryan L. McMillen, 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.


July 2018

Distally Based Sural Neuro-Fasciocutaneous Perforator Flap for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction: Surgical Modifications for Flap Pedicle and Donor Site Closure Without Skin Graft
Reviewed By: Ashley N. Arzadon, DPM

Can the Syndesmosis Procedure Prevent Metatarsus Primus Varus and Hallux Valgus Deformity Recurrence? A Five-Year Prospective Study
Reviewed By: David Cain, DPM

Functional Outcomes of Syndesmotic Injuries Based on Objective Reduction Accuracy at a Minimum One-Year Follow-Up
Reviewed By: Christopher J. Collazo, DPM

Nephrotoxicity During Vancomycin Therapy in Combination with Piperacillin-Tazobactam or Cefepime
Reviewed By: Stephen E. Dunham, DPM

Treatment of Brachymetatarsia Involving the Great Toe
Reviewed By: Michael E. Hoenig, DPM

Oral Morphine Versus Ibuprofen Administered at Home for Postoperative Orthopaedic Pain in Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Josephine P. Lyons, DPM

Primary Versus Secondary Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation for the Treatment of Large Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
Reviewed By: Brian Mattison, DPM

Return to Sport After Arthroscopic Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis for Patients with Osteochrondral Lesion of the Talus
Reviewed By: Derek A. McLister, DPM

Sixty Years On: Ponseti Method for Clubfoot Treatment Produces High Satisfaction Despite Inherent Tendency to Relapse
Reviewed By: Sara R. Millar, DPM

Hallux Valgus Deformity Correction Without Fusion in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Reviewed By: Kevin Ragothaman, DPM

Suture Fixation of an Akin Osteotomy: A Cost-Effective and Clinically Reliable Technique
Reviewed By: Robert A. Rawski, DPM

Timing of Surgical Reduction and Stabilization of Talus Fracture-Dislocations
Reviewed By: Louis Reper II, DPM

Comparison of Intermediate to Long-Term Outcomes of Total Ankle Arthroplasty in Ankles with Preoperative Varus, Valgus and Neutral Alignment
Reviewed By: Rachel Ross, DPM

Osteomyelitis of the Lower Extremity: Pathophysiology, Imaging and Classification, with an Emphasis on Diabetic Foot Infection
Reviewed By: Sergio A. Salazar, DPM

The Incidence of Complications Is Low Following Foot and Ankle Surgery for Which Peripheral Nerve Blocks Are Used for Postoperative Pain Management
Reviewed By: Brian Schenavar, DPM

Modified Scarf Osteotomy with Medial Capsule Interposition for Hallux Valgus in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Study of Cases Including Severe First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Destruction
Reviewed By: Sagar A. Shah, DPM

The Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Wound Healing and Metabolic Status in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Jordan L. Sullivan, DPM

Radiotracer Imaging Allows for Noninvasive Detection and Quantification of Abnormalities in Angiosome Foot Perfusion in Diabetic Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia and Nonhealing Wounds
Reviewed By: Nicholas M. Williams, DPM

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