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Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects:
Jeff Hall
Associate Editor
Jennifer Spector, DPM
Circulation and Subscriptions
Bonnie Shannon

Editorial Correspondence

Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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July 2020

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Volume 33 Issue 7
By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor
In a recent study involving over 1,300 patients with diabetes and COVID-19 at 53 hospitals in France, researchers found that 29 percent of the patients needed intubation for assisted mechanical ventilation and/or died within seven days of…
By Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)
Onychomycosis is one of the most frequent pathologies presenting in podiatry practices. However, at times, more subtle differences in the clinical presentation may delay an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment. Accordingly, this author discusses…
By Emlyn Forsung DPM, John A. Cameron, DPM, Derek Ley, DPM and Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Offering a closer look at the properties, benefits, challenges and available harvest sites with autogenous bone grafts, these authors review evidence from the literature and share insights from their surgical experience.  Bone grafting is one…
By Eric So, DPM, AACFAS and Christopher A. Juels, DPM, AACFAS
Periprosthetic joint infection after total joint replacement can be a severe complication with significant morbidity and extensive health-care costs. In this review, the authors propose a clinical guideline for initial evaluation and diagnosis of…
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
Ankle sprains are by far the most common athletic injury and a common orthopedic problem presenting for urgent treatment across the United States.1-3 A majority of ankle sprains will end in asymptomatic recovery with conservative care.3 This…
By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor
Highlighting advances in foot and ankle surgery, wound care and medical technology, the author talks with thought leaders in podiatry about this year’s slate of emerging options to improve outcomes for patients.
Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
Panelists: Warren Joseph, DPM, FIDSA and Robert Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, CPed, CPRS
Are fluoroquinolones safe? These panelists discuss current indications for this class of antibiotics, concerns over emerging black box warnings as well as keys to patient education and appropriate, safe prescribing.
By Spruha Magodia, DPM, Todd Hasenstein, DPM and Jane Pontious, DPM, FACFAS
Offering insights from an intriguing retrospective review, these authors examine a potential correlation between uterine fibroids and plantar fibromatosis.  Plantar fibromatosis is not uncommon in the lower extremity. It is a benign fibrous…
By Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS, Ryan McMillen, DPM, FACFAS and Jacob Jones, DPM
Point Yes.
By Bruce Williams, DPM
Given that limb length differences are a common contributing factor in many conditions, this author offers pertinent insights on proper evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Limb length difference or discrepancy (LLD), which is also referred to as…
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