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Hibbs Tenosuspension

August 29, 2015

Hibbs tenosuspension is an underutilized procedure when it comes to dealing with lesser toe pathology in conditions such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

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Arthroscopic First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis for Repair of Fixed Hallux Varus Deformity

August 26, 2015

Arthroscopic first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis for fixed hallux varus deformity can be very difficult because narrowing of the medial joint space results in difficult access. The abductor hallucis tendon and the medial capsule can be released through a small proximal plantar medial incision.

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Restoring Sesamoid Position in Scarf Osteotomy: A Learning Curve

August 25, 2015

Incomplete reduction of the sesamoid is a known risk factor for recurrence of the deformity after scarf osteotomy for correction of hallux valgus. The purpose of the present study was to determine whether a learning curve exists for successfully restoring the sesamoid position in scarf osteotomy. We reviewed 71 consecutive cases (71 feet) of scarf osteotomy performed on female patients during a 2.5-year period by the same surgeon

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The value of Weight-Bearing CT scan in the evaluation of subtalar distraction bone block arthrodesis: Case report

August 23, 2015

Publication date: Available online 22 August 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): M.J. Welck, M.S

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Two Articles: Similar, Not the Same

August 23, 2015

Recently, Seth S. Leopold, MD, Editor in Chief of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®, informed me that a reader had brought to his attention that two articles published respectively in The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery® and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® were similar (Wu DY

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Surgical Correction of Rigid Equinovarus Contracture Utilizing Extensive Soft Tissue Release

August 20, 2015

Although deforming contractures of the lower extremities after acute cerebrovascular events are well documented in the literature, there is limited literature regarding specific surgical considerations for the correction of these deformities, which are nonosseus in nature.

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Leslie Klenerman (1929–2015)

August 19, 2015

Publication date: Available online 19 August 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): T.W.D. Smith

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Striving for balance as a working mom and physician

August 18, 2015

Being a working parent means that, unfortunately, my kids and I both have to miss things that would enrich us both. How do others do it?

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