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Early and Thorough Wound Debridement Is Crucial for Treatment of Patients With Thermal Burns and para-Chloronitrobenzene Poisoning

May 26, 2016

para -Chloronitrobenzene ( p -CNB) is one of the important chemicals with high liposolubility and oxidizing properties. Heated p -CNB liquid can cause thermal injury by absorption over skin and wound and even methemoglobinemia by conversion of hemoglobin into methemoglobin. Severe methemoglobinemia is a life-threatening condition that demands immediate treatment

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Integrin-Linked Kinase Senses Hypoxia During Scar Angiogenesis

May 26, 2016

Integrin-linked kinase (ILK) mediates signal transduction between cells and the extracellular matrix, regulating cell proliferation, migration, angiogenesis, and apoptosis.

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Minimally Invasive Arthrodesis of 1st Metatarsophalangeal Joint for Hallux Rigidus

May 24, 2016

First metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis plays a significant role in the management of symptomatic hallux rigidus/osteoarthritis of the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint.

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Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus

May 24, 2016

Hallux rigidus is a degenerative condition leading to arthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Cheilectomy is a surgical procedure that is used in the treatment of hallux rigidus

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Custom orthotics: Office tools for effective communication

May 17, 2016

Custom orthotics may be your best treatment plan. Therefore, why do so many podiatrists find it difficult to prescribe a custom orthotic? Many will say they believe their patients will find it cost-prohibitive.

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Preventing foot ulcers with pressure-predicting model

May 10, 2016

A new mathematical model to predict the pressure on feet, which could then lead to the prevention of foot ulcers, could be developed thanks to academics at Plymouth University. Dr Miriam McMullan, Lecturer in Podiatry, and Dr Jason Hughes, from the University’s Mathematical Sciences Research Centre, are collaborating to devise the model thanks to a grant from the University’s Institute of Health and Community Pump Priming Fund

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Predictors of Adverse Events for Ankle Fractures: An Analysis of 6800 Patients

April 14, 2016

Ankle fractures are one of the most common injuries seen by orthopedic surgeons.

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The Mau-Reverdin Osteotomy: A Short-Term Retrospective Analysis

April 14, 2016

We reviewed 33 consecutive Mau-Reverdin osteotomies in 23 patients performed for correction of hallux abducto valgus from November 2010 to May 2013.

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Why podiatrists should know medicine

April 12, 2016

Should all podiatrists know medicine? In reality, the answer to this question is a simple “yes.” The reason it’s so simple is that it is in our best interests as physicians and also incredibly helpful to our patients

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