SPECIALTY UPDATE What's New in Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Reconstructive foot and ankle surgeries in diabetic patients. Varma, Ajit Kumar // Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery;Jul2011, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p390
Diabetic foot and ankle deformities are secondary to long-standing diabetes and neglected foot care. The concept of surgical correction for these deformities is quite recent. The primary objective of reconstructive foot and ankle surgery is the reduction of increased plantar pressures, reduction...
- Minimally Invasive "Pinless" External Fixation for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction. Roukis, Thomas S.; Zgonis, Thomas // Orthopedics;Mar2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p209
Provides information on the advantages of minimally invasive pinless external fixation device for foot and ankle reconstruction. Significance of the invasive nature of the device; Features of the fixation device; Steps to performing the surgical procedure.
- What's New in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Marx, Randall C.; Mizel, Mark S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/21/2014, Vol. 96 Issue 10, p872
The article offers brief information on the latest research studies related to subspecialty of orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery that was published or presented from August 2012 to July 2013 in various journals including "The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery," and "Foot and Ankle International."...
- What's New in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Fink, Brett; Mizel, Mark S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2002, Vol. 84-A Issue 3, p504
Focuses on the advances and updated concepts for foot and ankle surgery. Disfunction of the posterior tibial tendon; Insertion of the gastrocnemius tendon on the calcaneal tubercle; Reduction of the abduction of the forefoot.
- AAFAS Kudos. Hart, Eric M. // Podiatry Management;Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p16
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery seminar held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- What's New in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Fink, Brett; Mizel, Mark S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2001, Vol. 83-A Issue 5, p791
The amount of new information in all subspecialties of orthopaedic surgery continues to increase at an exponential rate. It is no longer possible for one textbook to contain all of the information necessary to practice state-of-the-art orthopaedic surgery. To keep abreast of this tide of...
- New Surgical Technique Repairs Arthritic Ankle Damage. // O&P Business News;4/15/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p59
Focuses on the effectiveness of a surgical procedure from Europe in relieving chronic arthritis pain. Acceptance of the surgical procedure by U.S. foot and ankle surgeons; Advantages of the surgical procedure over fusion surgery; Number of hours spent in performing external-fixation surgeries.
- DVT following foot and ankle surgery: risk to the patient and surgeon. Calder, James // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jun2013, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1235
The article examines the risk of developing deep vein thrombosis following foot and ankle surgery. It notes that many surgeons routinely use chemical prophylaxis following ankle fractures, hindfoot surgery, Achilles tendon ruptures, and forefoot surgery. Studies by Shibuya et al. and Jameson et...
- What's New in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Marx, Randall C.; Mizel, Mark S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 2, p512
The article focuses on research related to foot and ankle surgery which were published from August 2008 to July 2009. N. Haraguchi and R. S. Armiger showed that pronation-external rotation ankle injury can contribute on patterns for fractures and in reversing injury mechanism. N. Leontaritis and...