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.

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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.

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Bridle Procedure Combined With a Subtalar Implant: A Case Series and Review of the Literature

August 25, 2014

Background. The bridle procedure is a tritendon anastomosis between the tibialis posterior, peroneus longus, and tibialis anterior, utilized in the treatment of drop foot. Concerned about the potential for acquired flatfoot deformity following the bridle procedure, the authors hypothesized that placing a sinus tarsi implant would prevent this potential sequela.

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Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in the High-risk Foot

August 22, 2014

See original article: Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in the High-risk Foot

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