Scientific Literature Reviews

Kelly M. Pirozzi, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 
Ryan J. Donegan, DPM, AACFAS, 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.


January 2019

Correction of Ankle and Hind Foot Deformity in Charcot Neuroarthropathy Using A Retrograde Hind Foot Nail—The Kings’ Experience
Reviewed By: David Cheskis, DPM

The Role of Allograft Bone in Foot and Ankle Arthrodesis and High-Risk Fracture Management
Reviewed By: Michael J. Huchital, DPM

Healing Rates in Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers Using Low-Frequency Ultrasonic Debridement Versus Nonsurgical Sharps Debridement: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reviewed By: Jason Kim, DPM

Minimally Invasive Versus Open Repair for Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: Meta-Analysis Showing Reduced Complications, with Similar Outcomes, After Minimally Invasive Surgery
Reviewed By: Kelsey J. Millonig, DPM, MPH

Suture Button Versus Syndesmotic Screw for Syndesmosis Injuries: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Reviewed By: Lenny Nguyen, DPM

Allograft Compared with Autograft in Osteochondral Transplantation for the Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
Reviewed By: Stephanie A. Oexeman, DPM

Efficacy of Two Regional Pain Control Techniques in Pediatric Foot Surgery
Reviewed By: Jeanny Rickards, DPM

Arthroscopic Repair of Lateral Ankle Ligament for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Mallory Schweitzer, DPM

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