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Addressing Hallux Rigidus In The Presence Of Metatarsus Primus Elevatus

Boyd J. Andrews, DPM, and Lawrence M. Fallat, DPM, FACFAS | 2189 reads | 0 comments

Given the common nature of hallux rigidus and the challenges of concomitant metatarsus primus elevatus, these authors share key diagnostic insights, explore possible surgical options and discuss two illuminating case studies.

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A Closer Look At Advances With NPWT

Noah G. Oliver, DPM, Caitlin Garwood, DPM, Paul Kim, DPM, MS, FACFAS, and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS | 794 reads | 0 comments

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has been a proven technique for facilitating wound healing and the technology continues to evolve beyond the original negative pressure devices. These authors examine the efficacy of innovations in NPWT delivery, including NPWT with instillation.

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Keys To Revising Failed Flatfoot Surgery

Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, AACFAS, and Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS | 1165 reads | 0 comments

Given the lack of consensus on indications and procedures for flatfoot surgery, these authors offer their insights on revisional flatfoot surgery. In addition to discussing diagnostic keys and pearls on appropriate procedure selection, they share their clinical experience in revising both overcorrected and undercorrected flatfoot as well as correcting nonunions.

Letters »

Assessing The Role Of Onychomycosis Laser Therapy In Treating Concomitant Tinea Pedis

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Dr. Vlahovic, I read with interest your feature article, “Current and Emerging Agents for Tinea Pedis,” in the April 2014 issue of Podiatry Today.

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September 2014

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A recently introduced House act seeks to reform the process for Medicare to audit Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) claims.

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Emphasizing The Fundamentals And Patient Education In Diabetic Foot Care

Perry Mayer, MB, BCh, CCFP | 590 reads | 0 comments

Treating the diabetic foot is relatively straightforward. We need to ensure that blood flow is adequate, eradicate infection, eliminate pressure from the wound site and regularly remove the dead and devitalized tissue from the affected area. If we do all those things, the wound heals. It really is that simple.