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Balancing the Risk of Complications in Foot and Ankle Surgical Patients Taking Antithrombotic Medication

July 22, 2014

This review intends to provide guidance regarding perioperative management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet drug therapy as they relate to foot and ankle surgery. Venous and arterial thromboembolism are conditions in which the blood clots inappropriately, causing considerable morbidity and mortality. With an increase in awareness of thromboembolic risk factors and expansion of therapeutic options, more patients are routinely taking antithrombotic medication

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Pigmented Onychomatricoma: A Rare Pigmented Nail Unit Tumor Presenting as Longitudinal Melanonychia That Has Potential for Misdiagnosis as Melanoma

July 21, 2014

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In-office Distal Symes Lesser Toe Amputation—A Safe, Reliable, and Cost-effective Treatment of Diabetes-related Tip of Toe Ulcers Complicated by…

July 21, 2014

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Joint Salvage After Neglected Intra-Articular Physeal Fracture of the Hallux in High-Level Gymnasts

July 18, 2014

Chronic sports-related injuries involving the hallux are well known in adult populations. However, they are less frequently described in adolescents.

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Causal Diagrams and Multivariate Analysis I: A Quiver Full of Arrows

July 18, 2014

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Static Versus Dynamic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Detection of Plantar Plate Pathology

July 15, 2014

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) is a common modality used to examine plantar plate pathology. Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of static versus dynamic ultrasound has not been previously published. The objective of this study was to prospectively compare the value of using preoperative static and dynamic ultrasound findings to diagnose plantar plate pathology using intraoperative inspection as the standard of reference.

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