foot and ankle surgery

Meet Amol Saxena, DPM and Richard Bouché, DPM today at 9 PM ET

April 22, 2014

Drs. Amol Saxena and Richard Bouché will be the guests on today’s Meet the Masters audio-conference (at 9 PM ET) with host, and former ACFAOM president, Dr

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Subungual Glomus Cell Proliferation in the Toe: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Glomus tumors are rare benign neoplasms. They typically present with a triad of severe pain, point tenderness, and cold sensitivity

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Symptomatic Os Vesalianum Pedis: Long-Term Follow-Up of a Rare Entity in Childhood – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Os vesalianum pedis is an accessory bone in the foot located proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal within the peroneus brevis tendon, with a very low prevalence (0.1% to 1%), and is usually asymptomatic. Only 9 cases of symptomatic os vesalianum pedis have been reported. Other more common conditions should be ruled out.

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Structures at Risk With Medial Double Hindfoot Fusion: A Cadaveric Study – Corrected Proof

April 21, 2014

Abstract: Although discussed as an alternative to triple arthrodesis for hindfoot correction, the published data surrounding the medial double arthrodesis, or fusion of the subtalar and talonavicular joints, has not addressed the proximity of the anatomic structures at risk.

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The extensor hallucis capsularis tendon

April 20, 2014

THE EXTENSOR HALLUCIS CAPSULARIS TENDON–A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ITS OCCURRENCE AND FUNCTION T. Bayer, N. Kolodziejski, G.

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Total ankle replacement in patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis: Clinical results and kinetic gait analysis

April 19, 2014

Publication date: Available online 18 April 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Alejandro Roselló Añón , Ignacio Martinez Garrido , Juan Cervera Deval , Daniel Herrero Mediavilla , María Sánchez González , Vicente Vicent Carsi

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Biomechanical comparison of a lateral polyaxial locking plate with a posterolateral polyaxial locking plate applied to the distal fibula

April 15, 2014

Publication date: Available online 13 April 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Jakob Hallbauer , Kajetan Klos , Sascha Rausch , Andreas Gräfenstein , Felix Wipf , Claudia Beimel , Gunther Hofmann , Thomas Mückley Background Polyaxial locking plates are becoming popular for the fixation of distal fibula fractures.

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Effect of Variable Body Mass on Plantar Foot Pressure and Off-Loading Device Efficacy – Corrected Proof

April 14, 2014

Abstract: An increasing body of evidence has implicated obesity as having a negative effect on the development, treatment, and outcome of lower extremity pathologic entities, including diabetic foot disease. The objective of the present study was to increase the body of knowledge with respect to the effects of obesity on foot function. Specifically, we attempted to (1) describe the relationship between an increasing body mass index (BMI) on plantar foot pressures during gait, and (2) evaluate the efficacy of commonly prescribed off-loading devices with an increasing BMI

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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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Successful Salvage of Complicated Calcaneal Blastomycosis in Disseminated Disease with Staged Surgical Reconstruction and Local–Systemic Antifungal…

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Disseminated blastomycosis can be a devastating disease, affecting multiple organ systems, including the musculoskeletal system. Osteomyelitis from disseminated disease can be difficult to eradicate but is particularly important to successfully manage in the load-bearing bones of the lower extremity.

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