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  • March 2013 | Volume 26 - Issue 3
    Ronald Belczyk, DPM, AACFAS, and Visoth Chan, DPM
    12,387 reads | 0 comments | 02/28/13
    These authors discuss the use of the distally-based, extended extensor digitorum brevis muscle flap for limb salvage in a patient with diabetes and osteomyelitis of the great toe. ... continue reading
    Damien Dauphinée, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS, FACCWS, CWS-P
    4,871 reads | 0 comments | 02/28/13
    This author details the treatment of a patient’s rigid varus deformity, which caused calluses and wounds, and prevented her from wearing shoe gear. ... continue reading
    Camille Ryans, DPM
    1,163 reads | 0 comments | 02/27/13
    Just as in any other profession, podiatrists may become so overwhelmingly comfortable with their daily tasks that they do not evaluate how well they are actually performing them. It is not until you are confronted with having to exchange roles with the people to whom you provide services that you gain a true awareness and appreciation for the importance of performing your job well. ... continue reading
    Danielle Chicano, Editorial Associate
    1,843 reads | 0 comments | 02/27/13
    While there are various options available for the fixation of the lesser digits, one company offers a variety of reliable implant choices in one easy-to-use screw and anchor blade system. ... continue reading

    1,464 reads | 0 comments | 02/27/13
    Scrub tops get a makeover to adhere to recent changes in surgical standards requiring many OR teams to wear long-sleeved jackets. ... continue reading
    Babak Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS, and Lindsay Mae Chandler, DPM
    10,533 reads | 1 comments | 02/27/13
    The posterior tibial tendon is a frequently injured tendon in the foot and the rupture of this tendon has received increased attention in the literature since Key first described it in 1953.1 Failure of the posterior tibial tendon results in adult-acquired flatfoot deformity. The medial longitudinal arch’s mechanical integrity relies on the dynamic support of muscles, the static support of ligaments and joint capsules, and the behavior in which the tarsal bones interlock.2 ... continue reading
    Jonathan Moore, DPM
    8,797 reads | 0 comments | 02/27/13
    Having a diabetic shoe program can offer great therapeutic value to your patients and also grow your practice. Accordingly, this author details essential steps toward running and maintaining an effective diabetic shoe program. ... continue reading
    Jennifer Pappalardo, DPM, Diana Perry, BS, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD, MD
    9,745 reads | 0 comments | 02/27/13
    Could split thickness skin grafts (STSGs) be beneficial in improving wound healing in patients with diabetes? These authors explore the viability of STSGs in this population and offer a step-by-step guide for using this modality. They also discuss the emergence of indocyanine green angiography to help enhance grafting results. ... continue reading
    Suhad Hadi, DPM, FACFAS, and Randy Garr, DPM
    19,692 reads | 0 comments | 02/27/13
    As diabetic infections continue to evolve and become more resistant to antibiotics, having a comprehensive treatment plan for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is crucial. These authors present a guide to current antibiotic options and offer two illuminating case studies of patients with diabetes and MRSA. ... continue reading
    Alan Banks, DPM, FACFAS
    9,704 reads | 1 comments | 02/27/13
    Although surgical reconstruction can be effective for patients with Charcot, not every patient is an appropriate candidate for surgery. Accordingly, this author explores the potential of employing various forms of bracing, including ankle foot orthoses and patellar tendon bracing, in patients with Charcot foot. ... continue reading