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3-D printing poised to reshape medicine

August 12, 2014

As more stories about 3-D printing in medicine emerge, the question shifts from “Is it the next big thing?” to “Has it already arrived?” 3-D printing has quickly evolved from its birth in the manufacturing industry to showing off a number of medical applications, and the radiologists who work regularly with 3-D datasets should take notice.

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Management of Idiopathic Clubfoot by Ponseti Technique in Children Presenting After One Year of Age

August 12, 2014

More: Management of Idiopathic Clubfoot by Ponseti Technique in Children Presenting After One Year of Age

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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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Report: More physicians see glass half-full in 2014

July 15, 2014

Physicians participating in Jackson Healthcare’s 2014 national survey on physician satisfaction are substantially more satisfied with their careers than they were last year, with 72 percent of the 1,527 physicians surveyed saying they are currently either satisfied or very satisfied with their careers in medicine.

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Pain After Cheilectomy of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint: Diagnosis and Management

July 14, 2014

Cheilectomy is commonly performed for osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint and generally has a successful outcome and high rate of patient satisfaction over the short to medium term. Despite the relatively good results achieved in most cases, a proportion of patients have ongoing pain after cheilectomy. This article outlines the potential causes of ongoing pain, including progression of osteoarthritis, neuralgic symptoms, and transfer metatarsalgia.

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Court: Physicians not liable for patients’ risky behavior

July 8, 2014

In malpractice cases, patients can be held at least partially responsible when their own risky behaviors contribute to bad outcomes, even if knowledge of those behaviors comes from a third party, according to a recent Colorado Supreme Court ruling.

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Current Concepts In Treating Hypertrophic Scars And Keloids

June 20, 2014

Given that a keloid or hypertrophic scar may cause disfigurement, pruritus, pain and contractures that can result in deformity and disability, prevention is the first and most important step in the management of these scars. These authors discuss the pathophysiology of scar formation, risk factors, keys to prevention and available treatments for keloids or hypertrophic scars. read more

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Slim Fit Max Insoles

June 19, 2014

Foot Management is now introducing its Slim Fit Max insole, which is made with durable EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) top and bottom covers for added comfort and shock absorption. This orthotic device has a sturdy polypropylene shell that is designed to provide the foot with maximum arch support, as well as more stability and control

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