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  • September 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 9
    Moderator: Douglas Richie Jr., DPM Panelists: James Losito, DPM, Mike Lowe, DPM,Stephen Pribut, DPM, and Amol Saxena, DPM
    12,835 reads | 1 comments | 09/03/07
    When treating athletes, podiatrists may use corticosteroid injections to treat various conditions. However, are such injections overutilized in athletes? Here is what our expert panelists have to say about what factors to consider in using injectable steroids, differences in treating athletes and non-athletes, and the type of steroids to use. Q: When treating an athlete, which condition are you most likely to treat with corticosteroid injection? A: Mike Lowe, DPM, and Amol Saxena, DPM, both use corticosteroid injections for neuromas. As Dr. Lowe notes, ... continue reading
    By Luis Leal, DPM
    15,034 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/07
    Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) is one of our greatest tools in managing large as well as deep wounds. It crosses multiple surgical disciplines and is applicable to virtually all anatomical sites. This technology has revolutionized limb salvage surgery and has prevented untold numbers of amputations. There is an exciting growth curve with the use of this technology. Surgeons can modify the technology to aid in the closure of a multitude of wound scenarios. In the course of utilizing VAC therapy (KCI), one must be cognizant of adjacent tissue and protect it from the deleterious effects of negat ... continue reading