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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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The incidence of lower-extremity amputation and bone resection in diabetic foot ulcer patients treated with a human fibroblast-derived dermal…

December 16, 2014

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are frequently recalcitrant and at risk for infection, which may lead to lower-extremity amputation or bone resection. Reporting the incidence of amputations/bone resections may shed light on the relationship of ulcer healing to serious complications. This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of amputations/bone resections in a randomized controlled trial comparing human fibroblast-derived dermal substitute plus conventional care with conventional care alone for the treatment of DFUs.

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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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Patient-reported outcome measures in hallux valgus surgery. A review of literature

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 29 November 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Joost C.M. Schrier , Leonieke N.

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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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Outcome following first metatarsophalangeal joint replacement using TOEFIT-PLUS™: A mid term alert

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 8 November 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Andrew G. Titchener , Nicholas S. Duncan , Rohan A.

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Lateral soft-tissue release through a medial incision: Anatomic comparison of two techniques

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 8 November 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Paul Simons , Kajetan Klos , Clemens Loracher , Hristo K. Skulev , Florian Gras , Gunther O

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Use of Smart Toe© implant for small toe arthrodesis: A smart concept?

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 4 November 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Faiz Khan , Shiori Kimura , Tayyab Ahmad , Darren D’Souza , Lester D’Souza Background Arthrodesis of small joints for hammer and claw toe deformities is a common forefoot operative procedure. Our objective was to review patients who underwent small toe arthrodesis with Smart Toe © intramedullary monobloc implant. Our aim was to assess patient’s surgical outcome and to ascertain implant suitability

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First metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis – Do joint configuration and preparation technique matter?

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 25 October 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): D. Mahadevan , M.T. Korim , A

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Arthroscopic triple and modified double hindfoot arthrodesis

December 11, 2014

Publication date: Available online 25 October 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): N.A. Jagodzinski , A.M.J.

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