Foot and Ankle Surgery

Tibialis Anterior Tendon Transfer for Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency

July 7, 2015

The Cobb procedure is useful for addressing stage 2 posterior tibial tendon dysfunction and is often accompanied by a medial displacement calcaneal osteotomy and/or lateral column lengthening. The Cobb procedure can also be combined with selected medial column arthrodesis and realignment osteotomies along with equinus correction when indicated.

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Comparison of Modern Locked Plating and Antiglide Plating for Fixation of Osteoporotic Distal Fibular Fractures

July 4, 2015

Publication date: Available online 4 July 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Paul J. SwitajMD , Robert J

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Response to Letter to the Editor on “Comparison of postoperative costs of two surgical techniques for hallux valgus (Kramer vs. scarf)”

July 4, 2015

Publication date: Available online 3 July 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): D. Poggio Cano , Rios Ruh Juan Manuel

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Is Arthroscopic Assisted Percutaneous Screw Fixation As Good As Open Reduction And Internal Fixation For The Treatment Of Displaced Intra-articular…

July 4, 2015

Publication date: Available online 3 July 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ewe Juan Yeap , Jaynesthra Rao , Chee Huan Pan , Shahrul Aiman Soelar , Alistair S.E.

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Perioperative Glycemic Control and the Effect on Surgical Site Infections in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle Surgery

June 30, 2015

Introduction . Diabetes mellitus is one of the leading causes of hyperglycemia in the perioperative setting

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Musculoskeletal Health Literacy in Patients With Foot and Ankle Injuries: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Comprehension

June 29, 2015

Purpose . Approximately 33% of Americans have inadequate health literacy, which is associated with decreased medical knowledge, increased hospitalization and use of emergency care, and worse control of diseases.

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Evaluating the Quality, Accuracy, and Readability of Online Resources Pertaining to Hallux Valgus

June 29, 2015

Background . The Internet is one of the most widely utilized resources for health-related information

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Midtarsal Reconstructive Arthrodesis Using a Multi-Axial Correction Fixator in Charcot Midfoot Arthropathy

June 29, 2015

Reconstructive surgeries for Charcot foot are challenging due to complicated conditions and comorbidities including poor bone quality, sensory abnormalities, poor vascularity, and immunity impairment. Although various fixation devices, including screws, plates, and external fixators, have been used in the surgical reconstruction of the Charcot midfoot, all of these devices are associated with some disadvantages.

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