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.


November 2017

“One-Step” Bone Marrow-Derived Cells Transplantation and Joint Debridement for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus in Ankle Osteoarthritis: Clinical and Radiological Outcomes at 36 Months
Reviewed By: Stephen F. Alayli, DPM

Activity Level and Function Two Years After Anterior Talofibular Ligament Repair: A Comparison Between Arthroscopic Repair and Open Repair Procedures
Reviewed By: Jamey A. Allen, DPM

Fat Graft and Bone Wax Interposition Provides Better Functional Outcomes and Lower Reossification Rates Than Extensor Digitorum Brevis After Calcaneonavicular Coalition Resection
Reviewed By: Joel Ang, DPM

Similar Anatomical Reduction and Lower Complication Rates with the Sinus Tarsi Approach Compared with the Extended Lateral Approach in Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures
Reviewed By: Meltem Ates, DPM

Endoscopic Versus Open Excision of Os Trigonum for the Treatment of Posterior Ankle Impingement Syndrome in an Athletic Population. A Randomized Controlled Study with Five-Year Follow-Up
Reviewed By: Najwah S. Hayman, DPM

Molecular Diagnostic Techniques for Onychomycosis: Validity and Potential Application
Reviewed By: David Liou, DPM

Systematic Quantification of Stabilizing Effects of Subtalar Joint Soft-Tissue Constraints in a Novel Cadaveric Model
Reviewed By: Garrett A. Melick, DPM

Effect of Postoperative Toradol Administration on Bone Healing After Ankle Fracture Fixation
Reviewed By: Adam J. Oxios, DPM

Soleus Atrophy Is Common After the Nonsurgical Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Surgical and Nonsurgical Functional Treatments
Reviewed By: Raffaella R. Pascarella, DPM

Active Controlled Motion in Early Rehabilitation Improves Outcome After Ankle Fractures: A Randomized Control Trial
Reviewed By: Viraj Rathnayake, DPM

Medial Clamp Tine Positioning Affects Ankle Syndesmosis Malreduction
Reviewed By: Calvin J. Rushing, DPM

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