By Myron Bodman, DPM

Could the use of dermoscopy save lives? Given the stark statistics with melanoma and delayed diagnosis, this author says dermoscopy could be a valuable tool in discerning benign from malignant lesions in the lower extremity in a more expeditious fashion.

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By Michelle Winder, BS, and Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS

Microvascular testing methods are also key to assessing wound healing potential. Accordingly, these authors offer current insights on the toe brachial index, photoplethysmography, skin perfusion pressure and transcutaneous oxygen pressure.

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By Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS, Jessica Knight, DPM, AACFAS, and Simon P. Kelley, MBChB, FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Bone lengthening techniques have advanced significantly in recent years. Accordingly, these authors discuss the fundamentals of distraction osteogenesis in an attempt to improve the understanding of the potential of bone lengthening.

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Will The New Sustainable Growth Rate ‘Doc Fix’ Work?

After punting 17 times on a fix for the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reimbursement system for Medicare, Congress finally reached a permanent solution last month.
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