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.


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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