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Pigmented Onychomatricoma: A Rare Pigmented Nail Unit Tumor Presenting as Longitudinal Melanonychia That Has Potential for Misdiagnosis as Melanoma

July 21, 2014

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In-office Distal Symes Lesser Toe Amputation—A Safe, Reliable, and Cost-effective Treatment of Diabetes-related Tip of Toe Ulcers Complicated by…

July 21, 2014

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Static Versus Dynamic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Detection of Plantar Plate Pathology

July 15, 2014

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) is a common modality used to examine plantar plate pathology. Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of static versus dynamic ultrasound has not been previously published. The objective of this study was to prospectively compare the value of using preoperative static and dynamic ultrasound findings to diagnose plantar plate pathology using intraoperative inspection as the standard of reference.

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Charcot Arthropathy: Operative and Nonoperative Management

July 15, 2014

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Extreme obesity cuts average life span extremely

July 15, 2014

Those with a body mass index, or BMI, above 40 are robbed of at least 6 1/2 years, on average, of expected life span, a study has found. And the toll in years lost rises with the degree of obesity, reaching nearly 14 years for the most obese – those with a BMI above 55, researchers said.

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Outcome after Operative Fusion of the Tarsal Joints: A Systematic Review – Corrected Proof

July 11, 2014

Abstract: Arthrodesis of 1 or more joints of the hindfoot is performed to treat severe functional impairment due to pain, deformity, and/or instability.

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A Modified Technique for Fixation of Chronic Instability of the Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis Using a Wire and Button

July 11, 2014

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Outcome after Operative Fusion of the Tarsal Joints: A Systematic Review

July 9, 2014

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Reoperations after Tarsal Coalition Resection: A Population-based Study – Corrected Proof

July 7, 2014

Abstract: Few studies have evaluated the incidence of subsequent operations after tarsal coalition resection. Using administrative databases, we followed up a cohort of patients who had undergone tarsal coalition resection to determine the rates and possible risk factors for subsequent resection or arthrodesis.

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