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

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Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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October 2019

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By Antonio Ciccone, DO, MBA, Mark DiMaggio, BS, Alexa Cozzarelli, BS, and John Cozzarelli, DPM
When gout is resistant to oral treatment, it can have a significant impact on a patient’s activities and quality of life. With this in mind, these authors review an intravenous treatment option for refractory gout and share their experience with…
By William Fishco, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS, Ajay Ghai, DPM, and Jacob Carmichael, DPM
While there may be concomitant deformities and other mechanical influences to consider with predislocation syndrome, this author prefers direct plantar plate repair to address the main pathology without altering normal anatomy. 
By M. Joel Morse, DPM
Abnormal toenails are a common concern among podiatric patients. In a thorough review of the literature on dystrophic toenails, this author emphasizes key principles in the diagnostic workup, pertinent clinical signs to aid in the differential…
By Bryon J. McKenna, DPM, Calvin J. Rushing, DPM, Joshua Banks, DPT, and Mark A. Prissel, DPM, FACFAS
Given the increased demand for total ankle arthroplasty procedures, these authors discuss essential biomechanical factors, including pre- and post-op assessment of gait, ensuring appropriate bone support and prosthesis sizing, and key steps in post-…
By Niral A. Patel, MS, and Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
Surgical site infections (SSIs) can pose a significant challenge to patient outcomes. With this in mind, these authors discuss the incidence of these infections, pertinent considerations with preoperative patient assessment and key factors in…
By Jennifer Spector, DPM, Associate Editor
Emphasizing the need for multidisciplinary collaboration between podiatrists and vascular surgeons, panelists at the Western Foot and Ankle Conference discussed essential keys to assessing and treating patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI), and…
By Diana Perry, DPM, Jack Yuan, DPM, and Spero Demoleas, DPM
Acral melanoma, specifically of the toes, remains severely underdiagnosed and carries a poor prognosis. Accordingly, these authors emphasize the importance of prompt diagnosis in a case study involving an 81-year-old patient with excessive bleeding…
By Kristine Hoffman DPM, FACFAS
A 35-year-old female presented to our clinic with a concern of “ingrowing toenails.” The patient reported pain and inflammation surrounding the first, second and third toenails of her right foot as well as the second toe of her left foot. She…
By Stephanie Hook, DPM, DABPM, FACFAOM
Three years ago, I was a part of a large podiatry practice, had great patients and loved helping my patients feel better. I had been there for more than eight years and truly thought I’d be a “lifer” there. I thought I was happy.
The June 2019 cover story, “Addressing First MPJ Arthritis: A Roundtable Discussion,” published in Podiatry Today, provides the reader with an overview of current non-surgical and surgical options for the management of first MPJ osteoarthritis.1…
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