foot and ankle surgery

Perioperative Glycemic Control and the Effect on Surgical Site Infections in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle Surgery

June 30, 2015

Introduction . Diabetes mellitus is one of the leading causes of hyperglycemia in the perioperative setting

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Evaluating the Quality, Accuracy, and Readability of Online Resources Pertaining to Hallux Valgus

June 29, 2015

Background . The Internet is one of the most widely utilized resources for health-related information

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Musculoskeletal Health Literacy in Patients With Foot and Ankle Injuries: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Comprehension

June 29, 2015

Purpose . Approximately 33% of Americans have inadequate health literacy, which is associated with decreased medical knowledge, increased hospitalization and use of emergency care, and worse control of diseases.

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Midtarsal Reconstructive Arthrodesis Using a Multi-Axial Correction Fixator in Charcot Midfoot Arthropathy

June 29, 2015

Reconstructive surgeries for Charcot foot are challenging due to complicated conditions and comorbidities including poor bone quality, sensory abnormalities, poor vascularity, and immunity impairment. Although various fixation devices, including screws, plates, and external fixators, have been used in the surgical reconstruction of the Charcot midfoot, all of these devices are associated with some disadvantages.

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Letter to the editor on “Gastrocnemius recession for foot and ankle conditions in adults: Evidence-based recommendations”

June 26, 2015

Publication date: Available online 26 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Sebastian F.

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Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis with a triple-bend intramedullary nail (A3) – 2-year-follow-up in 60 patients

June 26, 2015

Publication date: Available online 26 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Martinus Richter , Stefan Zech Background The aim of the study was to analyse the clinical aspects including 2-year-follow-up of tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis (TTCA) with a triple-bend retrograde intramedullary nail (A3, Stryker, Airview Boulevard, MN, USA).

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Short term results of the Mobility Total Ankle System: clinical and radiographic outcome

June 20, 2015

Publication date: Available online 20 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Yvonne R.A. Kerkhoff , Nienke M.

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Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Subluxation–Case series and review of the literature

June 20, 2015

Publication date: Available online 20 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Nikiforos Pandelis Saragas , Paulo Norberto Faria Ferrao , Ziyaad Mayet , Hooman Eshraghi Background Dislocating or subluxing peroneal tendons is a relatively infrequent injury. Although infrequent it is very debilitating for the athlete

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