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By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Senior Editor

In a recent study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (JFAS), researchers found that 72.9 percent of patients with end-stage ankle arthritis have concomitant hallux rigidus. 

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Could daily remote monitoring of patient foot temperatures mitigate the risk of diabetic foot ulcers and reduce overall utilization of health-care resources? 

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) recently published a clinical consensus statement on the diagnosis and treatment of ankle arthritis in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. The panel reached consensus on 12 “appropriate”…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

In a recently published study in the Annals of Vascular Surgery, researchers found a more than twofold increase in major amputations and the degree of tissue loss for vascular surgery patients after the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 in…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

With the school year beginning throughout the United States, multiple studies and reports suggest a rising incidence of the COVID-19 virus in children and note emerging findings about potential transmission of the virus from children. …

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the authors of a new in-press article for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association aim to demystify information regarding N95 respirators and review key facts regarding proper mask use and reuse…

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 Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

The authors of a recent study suggest that patients with some dermatologic diseases, such as superficial fungal infections and psoriasis, may be at higher risk for the COVID-19 virus, due to a possible similarity between cutaneous and mucosal…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

A recent in-press special communication in the Journal of The American Podiatric Medical Association calls physicians to action worldwide in order to reduce health-care burden and facilitate the best car

Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

In a recent poster presentation at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) 2020 Scientific Conference, Dayton and colleagues compared radiographic measurements before and after triplane tarsometatarsal arthrodesis for hallux…

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