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A closer look at preserving foot function with a transmetatarsal amputation

January 26, 2016

Diabetes mellitus, particularly when coupled with neuropathy, is a disease that predisposes affected individuals to a cascade of lower extremity ulcerations, infections and amputations. The complex nature of lower extremity biomechanics is compromised by the natural progression of this disease

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Do superconstructs offer more biomechanically sound fixation principles for Charcot?

January 26, 2016

Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction is a challenge few surgeons are willing to undertake and yet the demand for the specialty is ever increasing. The correlation between diabetic neuropathy and Charcot neuroarthropathy is no mystery

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Technology and medicine: New treatments for diabetes patients

January 26, 2016

The technological revolution continues to foster advances in medicine at an increasingly rapid rate. In diabetes treatment, monitoring and care, state-of-the-art “gadgets” have made the management of this disease easier and allowed and encouraged more compliance on the part of the patients. Let’s take a look at three new devices on the market.

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Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy ?

January 13, 2016

Hello Everyone, First of all I’m a 61 years old male. I’m 6’4” tall and weigh 210 lbs. I’ve always been very active and athletic, walking three or four times a week for a distance of about four miles each day.

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Tibiocalcaneal fusion using a peg-in-hole technique combined with Ilizarov external fixation method

December 31, 2015

by Edgardo R. Rodriguez, DPM1; Byron Hutchinson, DPM2; Eric G. Powell, DPM3; Kristin J.

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Lựa chọn bàn văn phòng

December 21, 2015

Lựa chọn bàn văn phòng Với nhiều năm kinh nghiệm trong thiết kế thi công nội thất văn phòng, bàn làm việc văn phòng là một trong những đồ nội thất quan trọng của văn phòng và cần được lựa chọn cẩn thận. Nhưng không phải văn phòng nào cũng lựa chọn được bàn làm việc văn phòng phù hợp. Dưới đây là một vài gợi ý khi lựa chọn bàn làm việc văn phòng để vừa đáp ứng công năng và thẩm mỹ

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Growing Pains and Restless Leg Syndrome…a pilot study.

December 20, 2015

Let’s get this thread up again, and perhaps we can have a more robust discussion about the topic(s). I authored an article that was published 7 months ago that represented several years work. I wrote a 10K word, 42 page, (on MS Word), manuscript that included animations, illustrations, multiple jpegs, video interviews with patients and was reviewed by several doctors

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Intermittent claudication: next-generation therapy

December 18, 2015

Given that existing therapies for intermittent claudication are not appropriate for all patients, researchers are working to develop new therapies focused on improving patients’ ability to compensate for a vascular occlusion by expanding collateral artery pathways. By Steven J. Miller, PhD; A

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Cytokeratin Expression at Different Stages in Sweat Gland Development of C57BL/6J Mice

December 17, 2015

Sweat glands exhibit a documented role in epidermal reepithelialization after wounding. However, the regenerative potential of sweat glands has remained underappreciated due to the absence of useful markers for the analysis of determination and differentiation processes in the developing eccrine sweat gland from epithelium.

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Is foot type a key factor with running shoe recommendations?

December 15, 2015

Think twice before advocating a running shoe based on a patient’s foot type. Patients and consumers have often gotten running shoe recommendations based on their foot type as demonstrated by their arch height.

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