Scientific Literature Reviews

Jennifer R. Seifert, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor 

ACFAS Scientific Literature Review Monthly offers a variety of published articles, including clinical studies, case reports, methodology and technical reports, clinical pearls, literature reviews and more. Each issue constitutes a state-of-the-art textbook chapter in the field of foot and ankle surgery.
April 2022

The Contribution of the Ligaments in Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity: A Comprehensive Computational Study
Reviewed By: Lant Abernathy, DPM

A Simple Algorithmic Approach Allows the Safe Use of Cephalosporin in "Penicillin-Allergic" Patients without the Need for Allergy Testing
Reviewed By: Andrea C. Batra, DPM

Factors Associated with The Relapse in Ponseti Treated Congenital Clubfoot
Reviewed By: Patrick M. Bik, DPM

Avoiding Iatrogenic Vascular Injury in Tibial External Fixation with Half Pins. An In-vivo Study Based on CT Angiography
Reviewed By: Asher Cherian, DPM

Fate of the Uninsured Ankle Fracture: Significant Delays in Treatment Result in an Increased Risk of Surgical Site Infection
Reviewed By: Steven Cooperman, DPM

Transfer of Soleus Muscular Branch of Tibial Nerve to Deep Fibular Nerve to Repair Foot Drop After Common Peroneal Nerve Injury: A Retrospective Study
Reviewed By: Kira Cramer, DPM

One-Year-Follow-Up Data from the German Cartilage Registry (Knorpelregister Dgou) in the Treatment of Chondral and Osteochondral Defects of the Talus
Reviewed By: Matthew E. Greenblatt, DPM

Percutaneous Forefoot Decompression in a Foot Compartment Syndrome Model
Reviewed By: Alexandra Heidtmann, DPM

Thread Delamination in 4.5 mm AO Cannulated Screws: A Small Case Series in the Pediatric Trauma Population
Reviewed By: Katrin Heineman, DPM

The Effectiveness of Intramedullary Screw Fixation Using the Herbert Screw for Fifth Metatarsal Stress Fractures in High-Level Athletes
Reviewed By: Kushkaran Kaur, DPM

A Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating the Effects of a Novel Autologous, Heterogeneous Skin Construct in the Treatment of Wagner One Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Interim Analysis
Reviewed By: Aleksey Kozlov, DPM

Postoperative Opioid Prescribing Practices in Us Adult Trauma Patients: A Systematic Review
Reviewed By: Jennifer Levi, DPM

Limited Evidence for Biological Adjuvants in Hindfoot Arthrodesis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Comparative Studies
Reviewed By: Tara McElroy, DPM, MPH

Prospective Analysis of Intraoperative Radiation Dose in Foot and Ankle Surgery Using Mini-c-arm Fluoroscopy. Continuous Series of 1064 Procedures
Reviewed By: Kyle D. Miller, DPM

A Comparison of Complications and Reoperations between Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Primary Arthrodesis Following Lisfranc Injury?
Reviewed By: Elliot Olenchek, DPM

Pathoanatomy of the Anterolateral Tibial Fragment in Ankle Fractures
Reviewed By: Tommy H. Yates, DPM

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