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A variant neglected Type IIIA dorsal dislocation of first metatarsophalangeal joint. A case report

December 18, 2014

Publication date: Available online 11 December 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Toro-Ibarguen Ainhoa , Jose Alberto Moreno-Beamud , Miguel-Ángel Martínez-Leocadio , Luciano Candel-García , Andrés Díaz-Martín , Emilio Delgado-Díaz We present a rare injury consisting of a neglected, irreducible, dislocation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint that was diagnosed 4 months after the injury. An open reduction was necessary from the beginning.

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ONC data shows money is a major motivator for EHR adoption

December 16, 2014

According to a data brief released recently by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, financial incentives and potential penalties are key motivators for physicians adopting electronic health records since 2009.

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Crisis of Leadership

December 16, 2014

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Current Techniques and Future Direction

December 16, 2014

Arthroscopy of the foot and ankle has evolved from simply a diagnostic tool to a versatile treatment modality for a variety of pathologic abnormalities.

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Small Joint Arthroscopy in Foot and Ankle

December 15, 2014

The clinical application of small joint arthroscopies (metatarsophalangeal joint, Lisfranc joint, Chopart joint, and interphlangeal joint) in the foot has seen significant advancements in the past decades. This article reviews the clinical indications, technical details, outcomes, and potential complications of small joint arthroscopies of the foot.

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Endoscopic Coalition Resection

December 15, 2014

Excision of symptomatic tarsal coalitions, after failure of attempted conservative treatment, is a widely accepted surgical procedure, when the surrounding joints are not degenerated. Historically, the literature has supported open resection.

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Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy

December 13, 2014

The posterior tibial tendon (PTT) helps the triceps surae to work more efficiently during ambulation. Disorders of the PTT include tenosynovitis, acute rupture, degenerative tears, dislocation, instability, enthesopathies, and chronic tendinopathy with dysfunction and flat foot deformity. Open surgery of the PTT has been the conventional approach to deal with these disorders.

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Long Term Beneficial Effects of Platelet Rich Plasma for Non-Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy

December 12, 2014

Publication date: Available online 11 December 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Matteo Guelfi , Andrea Pantalone , Daniele Vanni , Michele Abate , Marco GB Guelfi , Vincenzo Salini Background The aim of this retrospective study is evaluating the long-term clinical outcome in patients affected by mid-portion Chronic Recalcitrant Achilles Tendinopathies (CRAT) treated with administration of single platelet rich plasma (PRP).

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Histological Evaluation of Calcaneal Tuberosity Cartilage – A Proposed Donor Site for Osteochondral Autologous Transplant for Talar Dome Osteochondral…

December 12, 2014

Publication date: Available online 11 December 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Moez S. Ballal , Michael Lutz , Rupinderbir S. Deol , Christopher J.

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Isolated Talonavicular Joint Arthrodesis Through Minimal Incision Surgery

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 28 November 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): A.

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