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  • June 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 6
    Guest Clinical Editor: David Levine, DPM, CPed
    7,705 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    By Thomas M. Novella, DPM
    9,540 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    By Mary Crawford, DPM, FACFAS
    28,816 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    Given the various ways people compensate for equinus as well as the many conditions associated with equinus, the author provides an anatomical primer, addresses biomechanical influences and offers pearls on surgical treatment ... continue reading

    3,297 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    When grinding nails, DPMs can expose themselves to dust but a new device may protect them.    The portable BATVAC comes with a sheath that can be attached to drills, according to the manufacturer Jan L. The company says the product efficiently collects dust right at the bur. ... continue reading
    By G. “Dock” Dockery, DPM, FACFAS, and Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO
    59,275 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    Lichen planus can be a challenging condition to diagnose. Accordingly, these authors review variations of lichen planus, offer insights on the differential diagnosis and essential treatment tips. ... continue reading
    By Aaron Becker, Special Projects Editor
    14,251 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    When an implant offers benefits such as less traumatic insertion, no post-op casting and minimal post-op recovery time, it may be worthwhile to consider such an implant for the correction of hyperpronation. The HyProCure Sinus Tarsi Implant offers a minimally invasive surgical remedy for hyperpronation, according to Gramedica, the manufacturer of the device. The company says the implant facilitates accurate placement and less traumatic insertion than other implants. When it comes to treating patients who present with hyperpronation, Benjamin Weaver, DPM, has found “a significant increas ... continue reading
    By Molly Judge, DPM
    47,501 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    By John H. McCord, DPM
    5,972 reads | 1 comments | 06/03/07
    Some of the real heroes in podiatry are not DPMs. I learned to think of podiatry as an isolated body during my Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine days. We learned the only thing we had to fear was fear itself and orthopods. ... continue reading
    By Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM, and George Vito, DPM
    8,446 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    Yes, this author says technological advances with internal fixation may reduce the need for external fixation. He notes that ex-fix may not be as cost-effective as AO techniques in facilitating early weightbearing, and also cites the anesthesia risks associated with external fixation. By Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM ... continue reading
    By Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor
    5,231 reads | 0 comments | 06/03/07
    Can depression spur the development of diabetes? A recent study in the Archives of Internal Medicine concludes that older patients who are depressed have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. ... continue reading