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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July 2019

MRI Anatomical Preoperative Evaluation of Distally Based Peroneus Brevis Muscle Flap in Reconstructive Surgery of The Lower Limb
Reviewed By: Sharif AbdelFattah, DPM  

The Potential of Transdermal Nitric Oxide Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Reviewed By: Weston Angermeier, DPM

Selective Fixation of the Medial Malleolus in Unstable Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Parth J. Bhakta, DPM

Fat Mass, But Not Fat-Free Mass, Predicts Increased Foot Pain with Obesity, Independent Of Bariatric Surgery
Reviewed By: Rebecca R. Calder, DPM

Tibialis Posterior Transfer for Foot Drop Due to Central Causes: Long-Term Hindfoot Alignment
Reviewed By: Emily Curley, DPM

Autologous Matrix-Induced Chondrogenesis for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Clinical and Radiological 2 to 8 Year Follow-up Study
Reviewed By: Bryan M. Duffin, DPM

Two-Stage Correction Using the Taylor Spatial Frame for Severe Hindfoot Deformity in A Patient with Marfan Syndrome: A Case Report
Reviewed By: Matthew B. Engelthaler, DPM

Synthesis, Development, Characterization and Effectiveness of Bovine Pure Platelet Gel-Collagen-Polydioxanone Bioactive Graft on Tendon Healing
Reviewed By: Emlyn Forsung, DPM

Secukinamb Inhibition of Interkeukin-17A in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis
Reviewed By: Cindel X. Harris, DPM

Microfracture Provides Better Clinical Results Than Debridement in the Treatment of Acute Talar Osteochondral Lesions Using Arthroscopic Assisted Fixation of Acute Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Kevin J. Huntsman, DPM

Arthroscopic Talocalcaneal Coalition Resection in Children
Reviewed By: Michelle A. Hurless, DPM

Brake Reaction Time After Ankle and Subtalar Arthroscopy
Reviewed By: Samuel G. Kellner, DPM

Biomechanical Consequences of First Metatarsaophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis on Flexor Digitorum Longus Function: A Cadaveric Study
Reviewed By: Woojung M. Lee, DPM

Are You Better? A Multi-centre Study of Patient-defined Recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Reviewed By: Christine A. Mariano, DPM

Three Week vs. Six Week Immobilization for Stable Weber B Type Ankle Fractures: Randomized, Multicenter, Non-Inferior Clinical Trial
Reviewed By: Bridget Metzo, DPM

Early vs Delayed Weightbearing After Microfracture of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Reviewed By: Jonathan Pajouh, DPM

The Relationship Between Polyethylene Insert Size and Complications in Total Ankle Replacement
Reviewed By: Clay B. Shumway, DPM

Is Reconstruction Preserving the First Ray or First Two Rays Better Than Full Transmetatarsal Amputation in Diabetic Foot?
Reviewed By: Steven L. Stuto, DPM

Talar-Sided Osteochondral Lesion of the Subtalar Joint Following the Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fracture: Study Via A Modified Computed Tomography Mapping Analysis
Reviewed By: Nicholas R. Thompson, DPM

Reduction and Functional Outcome of Open Reduction Plate Fixation Versus Minimally Invasive Reduction with Percutaneous Screw Fixation for Displaced Calcaneus Fracture: A Retrospective Study
Reviewed By: Matthew Weintraub, DPM

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