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Lower Extremity Skin Manifestations: A Multidisciplinary Effort

July 1, 2016

I am pleased to bring you a joint effort between podiatric physicians and dermatologists to update you on lower-extremity dermatologic conditions. I gathered the best in the field to show the partnership, camaraderie, and interplay that exist between podiatric medicine and dermatology

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Dermatologic Manifestations of the Lower Extremity

July 1, 2016

Nail surgery is a fundamental component of podiatric surgery.

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Calcaneal Fractures: Looking Beyond the Meta-Analyses

July 1, 2016

In this issue of The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery®, Luo et al present the results of an updated meta-analysis on displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures (1). They conclude, “The small sample size and the great heterogeneity of included studies make it difficult to draw conclusions in some combined results.”

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Effect Modification and Interaction Terms: It Takes Two to Tango

July 1, 2016

In this Investigators’ Corner I look more deeply into the previously discussed phenomenon of effect modification. I revisit an explanation and examples of the phenomenon and then examine how to account for it statistically. Specifically, I show, in detail, how to write a regression equation that includes interaction terms that account for the effect modification

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Intraoperative Radiation Exposure During Revision Total Ankle Replacement

July 1, 2016

Intraoperative C-arm image intensification is required for primary total ankle replacement implantation.

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The functional outcome and quality of life after treatment of isolated medial malleolar fractures

June 29, 2016

Publication date: Available online 27 June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Hanhisuanto Sini, Kortekangas Tero, Pakarinen Harri, Flinkkilä Tapio, Leskelä Hannu-Ville Background The optimal treatment of isolated medial malleolar fractures is widely debated. The aim of this study is to analyze the different treatment methods. Methods The study included 137 patients with an isolated medial malleolar fracture treated at our hospital between 2000 and 2010.

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Corrigendum to ‘Intramedullary fixation in severe Charcot osteo-neuroarthropathy with foot deformity results in adequate correction without loss of…

June 29, 2016

Publication date: Available online 22 June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Martinus Richter, Thomas Mittlmeier, Stefan Rammelt, Per-Henrik Agren, Sarah Hahn, Anica Eschler

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Protocol for evaluating the effects of a therapeutic foot exercise program on injury incidence, foot functionality and biomechanics in long-distance…

June 28, 2016

Overall performance, particularly in a very popular sports activity such as running, is typically influenced by the status of the musculoskeletal system and the level of training and conditioning of the biological structures.

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