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Tuning Your Practice: Strategies to Consider in a Changing Health Care Environment

December 16, 2014

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Crisis of Leadership

December 16, 2014

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A Year in the Life of FAS: 2014

December 3, 2014

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Corrective Realignment Arthrodesis of the First Tarsometatarsal Joint Without Wedge Resection

December 3, 2014

Moderate to severe hallux valgus (HV) has traditionally been treated with a corrective osteotomy or a tarsometatarsal arthrodesis. Tarsometatarsal arthrodesis can be performed as a planar wedge resection or using a joint curettage technique

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Evaluation of the Sagittal Saw Blade as an Intraoperative Fomite During Diabetic Foot Surgery

November 26, 2014

Surgical site infection is a major potential complication of all operative interventions, and the diabetic foot is particularly at risk for bacterial recontamination and infectious sequelae. The objective of this study was to identify whether the sagittal saw blade used during partial foot amputations and diabetic foot debridements carries the potential to serve as a bacterial fomite.

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Digital Fillet Flaps: A Systematic Review

November 26, 2014

Digital fillet flaps have a consistent vascular supply and provide durable soft-tissue coverage. Despite their readily available nature, their use in the foot remains limited. This systematic review was undertaken to determine the size defect that could be covered, the potential postoperative complications, and the durability of a digital fillet flap.

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