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Response to Letter to the Editor on “Comparison of postoperative costs of two surgical techniques for hallux valgus (Kramer vs. scarf)”

July 4, 2015

Publication date: Available online 3 July 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): D. Poggio Cano , Rios Ruh Juan Manuel

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Is Arthroscopic Assisted Percutaneous Screw Fixation As Good As Open Reduction And Internal Fixation For The Treatment Of Displaced Intra-articular…

July 4, 2015

Publication date: Available online 3 July 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ewe Juan Yeap , Jaynesthra Rao , Chee Huan Pan , Shahrul Aiman Soelar , Alistair S.E.

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Clinical Presentation and Management of Hallux Rigidus

July 2, 2015

Hallux rigidus is the most commonly occurring arthritic condition of the foot and is marked by pain, limited motion in the sagittal plane of the first metatarsophalangeal joint and varying degrees of functional impairment. In conjunction with clinical findings, radiographic grading helps guide therapeutic choices. Nonsurgical management with anti-inflammatory medications, corticosteroid injections, or shoewear and activity modifications can be successful in appropriately selected patients.

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Corrective Osteotomies Used in Cavus Reconstruction

July 1, 2015

The authors dedicate this article to describing the clinical work-up and etiology for a cavus foot deformity as well as the surgical decision making for correction.

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Metallic Hardware Not a Considered Complication

July 1, 2015

It is interesting that two different meta-analyses aimed to answer the same question. It should be made clear that reoperation for metallic hardware removal was not considered a complication in our report (1).

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The Difference Is in What Is or Is Not Included

July 1, 2015

We thank Journal Editor D. Scot Malay, DPM, MSCE, FACFAS, for his Editorial regarding both, seemingly overlapping, manuscripts. In addition to the differences correctly pointed out by Dr

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Pooling Results by Means of Meta-Analysis

July 1, 2015

In this issue, we present 2 different meta-analyses that aimed to answer the same question, namely, “Is tibiofibular syndesmosis transfixation best performed with metallic or bioabsorbable screw fixation?” Keep in mind that a meta-analysis is a quantitative review that pools data from publications and attempts to define the heterogeneity of the data to be pooled into a larger sample.

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