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  • March 2013 | Volume 26 - Issue 3
    Gabriel V. Gambardella, DPM, and Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
    16,098 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/13
    In a thorough review of the literature on the transmetatarsal amputation in patients with diabetes, these authors discuss keys to proper patient selection, essential biomechanical aspects of the procedure, when adjunctive procedures can have an impact and tips on post-op shoe gear. ... continue reading
    Peter Bregman, DPM, FAENS, FACFAS, and Pasquale Cancelliere, DPM
    14,413 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/13
    Given the serious consequences of neuropathy for the millions with diabetes, it is vital for physicians to have a full armamentarium of treatment options. These authors detail the finer points of surgical nerve decompression, pharmacologic agents and other emerging treatments. ... continue reading
    Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
    10,901 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/13
    Our expert panelists offer essential keys to diagnosis, share their insights on offloading modalities, and discuss mattresses and beds to help resolve pressure issues. ... continue reading
    Jason R. Miller, DPM, FACFAS, and Stanley Chen, DPM, AACFAS
    6,756 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/13
    Tendon and ligament pathologies are extremely common in the adult population. Eleven percent of runners experience Achilles tendinopathy with seven out of 100,000 people sustaining a rupture. There are 1 million ankle injuries per year, 85 percent of which are ankle sprains. The total cost of tendon and ligament treatment is approximately $30 billion per year in the United States alone.1 The medical community has actively sought the augmentation of these repairs and the response by orthobiologic companies has been great. ... continue reading
    Andrew J. Meyr, DPM, Kelly Pirozzi, DPM, and Corine Creech, DPM
    5,334 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/13
    Body mass index is an objective patient finding that is known to correlate with not only the development and outcome of diabetic foot ulceration but also perioperative and long-term patient morbidity and mortality.1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in 2010 that 35.7 percent of United States adults and almost 17 percent of youth are defined as obese based on the body mass index (BMI).2-4 Put bluntly, obese patients have worse clinical and surgical outcomes following the development of lower extremity pathology. ... continue reading

    2,464 reads | 0 comments | 02/26/13
    The Department of Health and Human Services has modified the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) with changes that affect both patient access to records and security protocols at podiatry practices. ... continue reading