editorial-board

What Can I Do With a Patient With Diabetes and Critically Impaired Limb Perfusion Who Cannot Be Revascularized?

October 17, 2014

A patient with limb-threatening diabetic foot syndrome in whom relevant peripheral arterial occlusive disease is proven should receive arterial revascularization as soon as possible to avoid major amputation.

Read the full article →

Autogenous Capsular Interpositional Arthroplasty Surgery for Painful Hallux Rigidus: Assessing Changes in Range of Motion and Postoperative Foot…

October 16, 2014

The autogenous capsular interpositional arthroplasty procedure can be a motion-sparing alternative to arthrodesis for the treatment of recalcitrant hallux rigidus deformity. Previous studies have reported positive results; however, many had small samples or lacked comparable preoperative measures

Read the full article →

Isolated Calcaneofibular Ligament Injury: A Report of Two Cases

October 16, 2014

Injury to the lateral ankle ligaments is very common among both athletes and nonathletes alike.

Read the full article →

Causal Diagrams and Multivariate Analysis II: Precision Work

September 14, 2014

In this Investigators’ Corner, I continue my discussion of when and why we researchers should include variables in multivariate regression. My examination focuses on studies comparing treatment groups and situations for which we can either exclude variables from multivariate analyses or include them for reasons of precision.

Read the full article →

Surgical Treatment of a Tibial Osteochondral Defect With Debridement, Marrow Stimulation, and Micronized Allograft Cartilage Matrix—An…

September 6, 2014

Although talar dome osteochondral lesions (OCLs) are common injuries, OCLs of the tibial plafond are relatively infrequent.

Read the full article →

Statistical Literacy among Foot and Ankle Surgeons

September 1, 2014

In order to understand the biomedical literature and make informed clinical decisions, foot and ankle surgeons are often required to interpret the statistical information used to describe the outcomes of clinical investigations. Statistical results are presented in essentially every published clinical report and may be used to describe the association of a risk factor or a disease in a population, which, in turn, can influence the interpretation of a clinical test or diagnostic finding or the indication to procure additional tests.

Read the full article →