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  • February 2014 | Volume 27 - Issue 2
    William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS
    3,524 reads | 2 comments | 01/27/14
    A 60-year-old Hispanic female presented with the chief complaint of severe pain associated with a large wound on her left leg, which had been present for four years. She had received treatment at another local hospital prior to her admission to Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix and the previous treatment recommended to her was a below-knee amputation. Her prior treatment while living in Mexico included application of topical antibiotics and a wet-to-dry dressing. She had never had any type of debridement of the wound. ... continue reading
    Andrew H. Rice, DPM, FACFAS, and Sarah Edgar, DPM
    9,112 reads | 3 comments | 01/27/14
    The treatment of diabetic neuropathic pain is complex and often unsatisfactory clinical results plague the patient with diabetes and the treating physician. Historically, physicians have used systemic pharmacologic treatments with mixed results and undesirable side effects. These have included antidepressants, anticonvulsants, N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonists and opiate analgesics.1 ... continue reading

    2,301 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/14
    When performing a bunionectomy, surgeons have a variety of techniques at their disposal. A Podiatry Today online poll reveals that half of the respondents use the Austin procedure as their most common bunionectomy procedure. ... continue reading