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  • July 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 7

    3,803 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    I recently read the article, “Scope of Practice: Where Things Stand” (see page 36, May issue). I had to refrain from laughing when I compare the problems with scope of practice in the United States to what the situation is in Ontario. Indeed, a brief historical overview of the situation of podiatrists in Ontario is warranted so your American readers can appreciate our frustration. ... continue reading
    By Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
    13,083 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    David J. Freedman, DPM, says the Cannulated Titanium Lag Screws allow compression in comparison to K-wire fixation and this facilitates quicker healing.
    By Aaron Becker, Special Projects Editor
    3,400 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    The recent introduction of longer surgical screws may facilitate improved outcomes with lesser digital arthrodesis procedures. The new Cannulated Titanium Lag Screws stand out with a thinner and longer profile, making them “ideal for severe digital deformities,” according to the manufacturer OsteoMed. The 2.0 mm screw ranges between 6 to 42 mm in length and the 2.4 mm screw ranges between 6 to 50 mm in length. David J. Freedman, DPM, FACFAS, who is in private practice in Silver Spring, Md., says the screws are long enough that podiatric surgeons are able to complete an arthrodesis on th... continue reading