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  • January 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 1
    After making and deepening an incision, visualize the extensor tendon and incise it from proximal to distal, thus exposing the head of the proximal phalanx as one can see here.
    By Kerry Zang, DPM
    13,437 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
          One of the most common conditions that the foot and ankle surgeon will encounter is the hammertoe deformity. Surgeons have used multiple procedures for more than 60 years to deal with this condition. These have included amputation of the digit, arthrodesis of the interphalangeal joints, soft tissue releases, arthroplasty (removal of bone, partial or complete), tendon transfers, implants and/or a combination of the above. The most popular procedure during this time has been the arthroplasty with resection of the head of the proximal phalanx.       However,... continue reading
    In regard to group practices, Robert Vranes, DPM, notes that The Podiatry Group of South Texas has been able to recognize key economies of scale and achieve an improved focus on patient care.
    By Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor
    4,787 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
          As DPMs treat a wide variety of patients, they also practice in a wide variety of settings. Podiatrists practice in hospital settings, at academic institutions, solo practices and in group practices with other DPMs.       One such group practice, The Podiatry Group of South Texas (TPG), formed in 2003 when seven independent practices with a total of 12 DPMs merged. The merger was born of “the need and opportunity to consolidate business operations in response to negative pressures from the insurance industry,” according to Robert Vranes, DPM, the pre... continue reading