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Managing physician and administrator relations

April 15, 2014

Owen Dahl writes, “I recently attended a Medical Group Management Association sponsored conference on the ‘Business of Care Delivery.’ Discussions focused on how physicians and administrators can work together to meet the complex challenges facing medical practices; now and in the future. These discussions focused on leadership and management, collaboration, and improving the quality of care.”

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Glomangiomatosis Concentrated in the Ankle with Varied Appearances: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Glomangiomatosis is an exceedingly rare condition. This report details a case of multiple glomangiomas concentrated in the ankle of a 59-year-old male. Despite identical histological findings, the lesions displayed varied clinical features at physical examination, at magnetic resonance imaging, and upon further examination after excision.

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Associations between MRI Findings and Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Ankle Sprain – Corrected Proof

April 8, 2014

Abstract: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides an accurate method of observing and diagnosing injuries of the ligament complex of the ankle. However, the association between ankle symptoms and MRI findings has been unclear. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between ankle pain and MRI findings

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Trichophyton Rubrum Osteomyelitis after Calcaneus External Fixation Pin Stabilization of a Pilon Fracture – Corrected Proof

April 7, 2014

Abstract: Fungal organisms are an uncommon cause of osteomyelitis, and no dermatophyte osteomyelitis infections have been reported in published studies. We present the case of Trichophyton rubrum osteomyelitis of the calcaneus

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Unrecognized Pediatric Partial Achilles Tendon Injury Followed by Traumatic Completion: A Case Report and Literature Review – Corrected Proof

April 7, 2014

Abstract: Achilles tendon ruptures are a relatively common athletic injury but are exceedingly rare in the pediatric population. We describe the case of a 10-year-old ice hockey player who experienced an Achilles tendon injury from a laceration to the posterior leg from a skate blade that led to a partial tendon laceration

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Carcinoma Cuniculatum: An Atypical Presentation in the Foot – Corrected Proof

March 28, 2014

Abstract: Carcinoma cuniculatum is a rarely occurring, low-grade variant of squamous cell carcinoma most commonly found in the forefoot. It should be suspected in the differential diagnosis for chronic nonhealing verrucous wounds

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Successful Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint in Patients with Inflammatory and Noninflammatory Arthritis: A Comparative Analysis -…

March 24, 2014

Abstract: Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint has been a reliable treatment option for end-stage osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The disease process is very different between these 2 types of degeneration. It is unknown whether first MTP fusions performed for each disease process will heal the same or differently

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Ill-conceived Total Ankle Revision Technique – Corrected Proof

March 24, 2014

Dear Editor: We read with interest the “instructional course” entitled “Management of Extensive Tibial Osteolysis with the Agility™ Total Ankle Replacement Systems Using Geometric Metal-Reinforced Polymethylmethacrylate Cement Augmentation” in the January/February issue of The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery®. We have significant concerns over the information presented therein. As such, we are compelled to point out some of the significant flaws in the procedure such that readers do not adopt these techniques for revision of total ankle arthroplasty.

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Revision of Agility Total Ankle™ Replacements Using Agility™ Components Is the Right Choice, Sometimes – Corrected Proof

March 24, 2014

We are pleased that the material we presented has generated interest from our colleagues. We have identified 7 concerns that Drs

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Commercially Available Trabecular Metal Ankle Interpositional Spacer for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis Secondary to Severe Bone Loss of the Ankle -…

March 24, 2014

Abstract: Retrograde tibiotalocalcaneal nailing arthrodesis has proved to be a viable salvage procedure; however, extended bone loss around the ankle has been associated with high rates of nonunion and considerable shortening of the hindfoot. We present the surgical technique and the first 2 cases in which a trabecular metal™ interpositional spacer, specifically designed for tibiotalocalcaneal nailing arthrodesis, was used. The spacer can be implanted using either an anterior or a lateral approach.

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