foot and ankle surgery

Clinical Consensus Statement: Perioperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Clean Elective Foot Surgery

January 25, 2015

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons’ Clinical Consensus Statement: Perioperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Clean Elective Foot Surgery Paul Dayton, DPM, FACFAS, Jason DeVries, DPM, FACFAS, Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, Andrew Meyr, DPM, FACFAS, Monica Schweinberger, DPM, FACFAS, Jnl Foot Ank Surg; Article in Press Quote: Some controversy exists regarding the use of antibiotic prophylaxis in elective foot and ankle surgery.

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Radiographic monitoring of the distal insertion of the calcaneofibular ligament in anatomical reconstructions of ankle instabilities: A preliminary…

January 24, 2015

Publication date: Available online 23 January 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): R. Best , F. Mauch , K.M

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Rare Case of Acral Calcified Angioleiomyoma with Macroscopic Calcium Extrusion

January 20, 2015

Publication date: Available online 19 January 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Travis W. Blalock , Christy Kerr , Damian P

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Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis with a Compressive Retrograde Nail: A retrospective study of 59 nails

January 20, 2015

Publication date: Available online 19 January 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): A.E. Thomas , P.M. Guyver , J.M

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Articular Congruency of the Salto Talaris Total Ankle Prosthesis

January 19, 2015

Publication date: Available online 19 January 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Colin H. Morris , Jeffrey C

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Histological evaluation of calcaneal tuberosity cartilage – A proposed donor site for osteochondral autologous transplant for talar dome…

January 15, 2015

Publication date: Available online 11 December 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): James D.F. Calder , Moez S. Ballal , Rupinderbir S

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Risk Factors for Wound Complications in Patients After Elective Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

January 1, 2015

Risk Factors for Wound Complications in Patients After Elective Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery. Wiewiorski M, Barg A, Hoerterer H, Voellmy T, Henninger HB, Valderrabano V. Foot Ankle Int.

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Whither Biomechanics

January 1, 2015

How often have you sat in the audience of a local, state, or national meeting and heard the speaker say, “Understanding biomechanics is essential for successful procedure selection”? The presentation continues with a description of the procedure or procedures, but no mention is ever made of the biomechanics

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The Future of Carbon-Based Scaffolds in Foot and Ankle Surgery

January 1, 2015

This article explores the use of carbon materials for orthobiological applications, investigates the feasibility of fabricating hybrid fibrous carbon scaffolds modified with polycaprolactone, and analyzes their mechanical properties and ability to support cell growth and proliferation. Environmental scanning electron microscopy, micro–computed tomography, and cell adhesion and cell proliferation studies were used to test scaffold suitability as a cell-delivery vehicle. Mechanical properties were tested to examine load failure and elastic modulus.

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Can A Foot And Ankle Surgery Coordinator Improve OR Efficiency?

December 30, 2014

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 1 – January 2015 Author(s):  Christopher Hyer, DPM, FACFAS Examining study data, this author highlights the role of a foot and ankle surgery coordinator and the positive impact the position has on efficiency measures in the operating room. Section:  Online Exclusive

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