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Health Care Marketing: How to Get a Leg Up on the Competition

September 9, 2014

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Acute Posterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Caused by Gouty Tophus

September 9, 2014

Gouty tophus of the tarsal tunnel is a rare cause of posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome. We present a case of acute posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome due to gouty tophus that required early tarsal tunnel release in order to avoid irreversible nerve damage. The presence of background neuropathy resulted in a less favorable result than expected

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Statistical Literacy among Foot and Ankle Surgeons

September 1, 2014

In order to understand the biomedical literature and make informed clinical decisions, foot and ankle surgeons are often required to interpret the statistical information used to describe the outcomes of clinical investigations. Statistical results are presented in essentially every published clinical report and may be used to describe the association of a risk factor or a disease in a population, which, in turn, can influence the interpretation of a clinical test or diagnostic finding or the indication to procure additional tests.

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Treatment of Stage II Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity With Subtalar Arthroereises

August 25, 2014

The role of arthroereises in the treatment of adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) has been controversial. This study aims to evaluate the outcome of subtalar arthroereisis in treating stage II AAFD. A total of 24 feet with stage II AAFD were treated surgically between 2009 and 2011 using subtalar arthroereisis.

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Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis in the High-risk Foot

August 22, 2014

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