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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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February 2021

Volume 34 Issue 2
By John D. Miller DPM, Jayson N. Atves DPM, AACFAS and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS
Offering a closer look at the latest literature on the development of coagulation abnormalities in patients with COVID-19, these authors examine the effect of the disease on microcirculation, review current testing and treatment measures for…
By Richard Blake, DPM
Surgical intervention is not always indicated or possible for patients who have first MPJ pain. Accordingly, this author discusses several non-surgical interventions, ranging from spica taping and toe separators to dancer’s padding and metatarsal…
By Kristine Hoffman DPM, FACFAS
An 82-year-old male presented to our hospital with worsening blisters on his feet and lower legs that coincided with acute worsening of his lower extremity edema over the preceding two weeks. The patient noted mild pruritus, pain and limited ability…
By Lawrence M. Oloff, DPM, FACFAS, Nicholas W. Todd, DPM, FACFAS, and Amy G. Wilson, DPM
While there are a variety of potential etiologies with first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) pain, these authors examine an alternative diagnosis of synovial plica syndrome in a 14-year-old patient without significant medical history or a triggering…
By Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), Amanda Borrelli, DPM, MPH and Jessica Bruno, DPM
When does onycholysis become a more permanent, irreversible problem? Sharing insights from clinical experience and relevant research, these authors discuss the phenomenon of the disappearing nail bed, including insights on the pathogenesis of the…
By Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS and Nilin M. Rao, DPM, PhD
Is microfracture surgery worthwhile? Are marrow stimulation techniques effective? Can particulated juvenile allograft cartilage have an impact? Addressing these questions and more, the authors offer a thorough review of the literature and share…
By Vincenzo Palmieri, DPM, FACFAS, DABPM
Addressing the treatment of a patient with multiple comorbidities, this author emphasizes how advanced vascular surgery techniques in combination with serial debridements and advanced wound care prevented a below-knee amputation. 
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS
Panelists: Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS and Michael Piccarelli, DPM, FACFAS
Seasoned residency directors discuss time management challenges and essential communication skills for first-year residents, a shift toward elective reconstruction and trauma procedures in the second year, and the progression of technical skills and…
By Jeffrey E. McAlister, DPM, FACFAS and Sahab Danesh, DPM
Given the multifaceted nature of cavus foot deformities, these authors offer pertinent insights on the diagnostic workup, discuss keys to appropriate procedure selection and provide step-by-step pearls for surgical repair. 
By Christine Miller, DPM, PhD, FACCWS
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition affecting approximately 8.5 million Americans over the age of 40 and more than 20 million people worldwide.1 Thiruvoipati has defined PAD as atherosclerotic disease of the lower extremity with…
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