Foot and Ankle Surgery

Meet Amol Saxena, DPM and Richard Bouché, DPM today at 9 PM ET

April 22, 2014

Drs. Amol Saxena and Richard Bouché will be the guests on today’s Meet the Masters audio-conference (at 9 PM ET) with host, and former ACFAOM president, Dr

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Kager’s “Bermuda” Triangle – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Eponyms are a valuable asset to understanding and remembering medical history. Although the use of eponyms can be a possible source of misunderstanding when discussing diseases or operative procedures, they can provide insight into the early discoveries of certain diseases and the investigators involved in the research. Care should be taken when using eponyms because the original description has often been wrongly interpreted in the years after its discovery or publication

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Symptomatic Os Vesalianum Pedis: Long-Term Follow-Up of a Rare Entity in Childhood – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Os vesalianum pedis is an accessory bone in the foot located proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal within the peroneus brevis tendon, with a very low prevalence (0.1% to 1%), and is usually asymptomatic. Only 9 cases of symptomatic os vesalianum pedis have been reported. Other more common conditions should be ruled out.

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Diabetic Foot Burns: A Case Series – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Burn injury in diabetic patients has been a recent topic of interest in published studies. Previous studies have shown increased complications in diabetic patients compared with nondiabetic controls who have sustained these injuries. A paucity of research has been devoted to foot-specific diabetic burn injury

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A Modified Technique for Flexor-to-Extensor Tendon Transfer to Correct Residual Metatarsophalangeal Extension in the Treatment of Hammertoes -…

April 21, 2014

Abstract: A variety of surgical procedures exist for the correction of hammertoe deformities, and several different methods of flexor tendon transfer have been described for the correction of hammertoes associated with extension contracture of the corresponding metatarsophalangeal joint. In the present report, we have described a variation of flexor tendon tenodesis we have found useful.

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Structures at Risk With Medial Double Hindfoot Fusion: A Cadaveric Study – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Although discussed as an alternative to triple arthrodesis for hindfoot correction, the published data surrounding the medial double arthrodesis, or fusion of the subtalar and talonavicular joints, has not addressed the proximity of the anatomic structures at risk.

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Subungual Glomus Cell Proliferation in the Toe: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Glomus tumors are rare benign neoplasms. They typically present with a triad of severe pain, point tenderness, and cold sensitivity

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The extensor hallucis capsularis tendon

April 20, 2014

THE EXTENSOR HALLUCIS CAPSULARIS TENDON–A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ITS OCCURRENCE AND FUNCTION T. Bayer, N. Kolodziejski, G.

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Total ankle replacement in patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis: Clinical results and kinetic gait analysis

April 19, 2014

Publication date: Available online 18 April 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Alejandro Roselló Añón , Ignacio Martinez Garrido , Juan Cervera Deval , Daniel Herrero Mediavilla , María Sánchez González , Vicente Vicent Carsi

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Biomechanical comparison of a lateral polyaxial locking plate with a posterolateral polyaxial locking plate applied to the distal fibula

April 15, 2014

Publication date: Available online 13 April 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Jakob Hallbauer , Kajetan Klos , Sascha Rausch , Andreas Gräfenstein , Felix Wipf , Claudia Beimel , Gunther Hofmann , Thomas Mückley Background Polyaxial locking plates are becoming popular for the fixation of distal fibula fractures.

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