Scientific Literature Reviews

Benjamin D. Cullen, DPM, FACFAS, Senior 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.

June 2021

Three Dimension Printing Talar Prostheses for Total Replacement in Talar Necrosis and Collapse
Reviewed By: Qanita Ali, DPM

Low Adherence to Recommended Guidelines for Open Fracture Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Reviewed By: Rebecca R. Calder, DPM

Application of a Customized Total Talar Prosthesis for Revision Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Reviewed By: Joshua Carroll, DPM

Evaluation of the Effects of Using 3d-Patient Specific Models of Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures in Surgery
Reviewed By: Daniele Cole, DPM

Inter- and Intraobserver Reliability of Non-Weight-Bearing Foot Radiographs Compared with CT in Lisfranc Injuries
Reviewed By: Douglas J. Cooper, DPM

The Effect of Kiwifruit Therapeutics in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Reviewed By: Joseph S. Coppola, DPM

Epidemiology, Management, and Outcomes of Large and Small Native Joint Septic Arthritis in Adults
Reviewed By: M. Jared Davis, DPM

Tibialis Posterior (Tp) Tendon Transfer for Foot Drop: A Single Center Experience
Reviewed By: Matthew D. Doxey, DPM

Rivaroxaban in Peripheral Artery Disease after Revascularization 
Reviewed By: Kaitlin T. Flavin, DPM

Evaluation of Revascularization Benefit Quartiles using the WIfI Classification System for Diabetic Patients with Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia
Reviewed By: Michael V. Florie, DPM

Bone Marrow Stimulation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Are Clinical Outcomes Maintained 10 years later?
Reviewed By: Stephen Jaderholm, DPM

Identifying Common Peroneal Neuropathy before Foot Drop 
Reviewed By: Anna Kakizaki, DPM 

Internal Fixation of Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus Involving a Large Bone Fragment 
Reviewed By: Karan Malani, DPM

The Essential Local Muscle Flaps for Lower Extremity Reconstruction
Reviewed By: Ashley A. Mariano, DPM 

Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Corticosteroids for Plantar Fasciitis: A Systemic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials 
Reviewed By: Larry E. Milton, DPM

Closed Pantalar Dislocations: Characteristics, Treatment Approaches, and Outcomes
Reviewed By: Marissa Mogavero, DPM

A Novel Medial Malleolar Osteotomy Technique for the Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
Reviewed By: Kalli E. Mortenson, DPM

Suture-Button Versus Screw Fixation in Adolescent Syndesmotic Injuries: Functional Outcomes and Maintenance of Reduction
Reviewed By: Kari Phan, DPM

Impact of Skin Suture Pattern on Incision Perfusion Using Intraoperative Laser Angiography: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Patients with Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Madison Ravine, DPM

Functional Outcomes of Total Ankle Arthroplasty at a Mean Follow-up of 7.6 Years A Prospective, 3-Dimensional Gait Analysis
Reviewed By: Andrew Robitaille, DPM

Outcomes with Cilostazol after Endovascular Therapy of Peripheral Artery Disease
Reviewed By: Joslin L. Seidel, DPM

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