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  • January 2009 | Volume 22 - Issue 1
    By Sean Grambart, DPM
    11,988 reads | 0 comments | 12/30/08
       Joint sparing procedures include total ankle arthroplasty, distraction arthrodiastasis and allograft total ankle replacement. However, the gold standard is still ankle arthrodesis.    Traditional exposure for ankle arthrodesis has been through the open transfibular approach. This approach usually involves a fibular takedown osteotomy but researchers have described a medial malleolar approach.1 Unfortunately, this technique has the disadvantages of a larger skin incision that can lead to wound dehiscence and increased risk of postoperative infecti... continue reading
    By Andrew J. Meyr, DPM and John S. Steinberg, DPM
    15,659 reads | 0 comments | 12/30/08
       For better or for worse, we live in an “As Seen on TV” culture. Often, our patients come to us with their own thoughts and ideas based on a commercial that they saw on late night television, an advertisement from the magazine on an airplane or something that they have “researched” on the Internet.    We would venture to guess that a week does not go by when a patient comes into your office with a specific question about a newspaper clipping or something that he or she has printed off the World Wide Web. ... continue reading