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

Editorial Correspondence

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

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Volume 33 Issue 8
By Fernando Ramirez II, DPM, Shontal B. Dionisopoulos, DPM and Mitzi Williams, DPM, FACFAS
A 68-year-old male presented complaining of a non-healing blister of his great toe. The blister originated on the medial aspect of his left hallux about six months prior to the patient seeking medical evaluation. The patient attributed the blister…
By Derek Ley, DPM, AACFAS, Sara Sadeghi, DPM and Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Offering insights on underlying pathology, tips on technique and compelling case study examples, these authors say tendon transfer procedures may be beneficial in addressing musculotendinous imbal-ances, salvaging bone and tissue, and preventing…
By Christina Sigur Long, DPM and Michael McCann, DPM
Surgeons have used pneumatic tourniquets for centuries to assist in hemostasis, resulting in faster operating times and better identification of anatomical structures. Mortality and morbidity are rare but can occur with improper tourniquet use. In…
By Joseph Candela, DPM, PhD, Michael Baker DPM and Tiffany Koch, DPM
According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 422 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, which was responsible for 1.5 million patient deaths in 2015 alone.1 Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are a common and often debilitating…
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS
Panelists: Priyanka Begur, DPM, Donald Cohen, DPM, Matthew Modugno, DPM and Ellen Roberts, DPM
It is an honor during residency training to serve as chief resident but what does that experience look like at different programs throughout the nation? Panelists discuss the duties, benefits and drawbacks of taking on that leadership role.
By A. Douglas Spitalny, DPM
In September 2019, Theodoulou presented an article on posterior ankle arthroscopy in Podiatry Today.1 He focused primarily on the harvest of the flexor hallucis longus tendon for other purposes but nicely highlighted posterior ankle arthroscopy in…
By Kimia Sohrabi, DPM, Crystal L. Ramanujam, DPM, MSc, FACFAS and Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS
While external fixation has applications in multiple areas of foot and ankle surgery, mastery requires proper training and a strong understanding of the techniques. Accordingly, the authors share the latest information from the literature and their…
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,…
Guest Clinical Editor: Joseph C. D’Amico, DPM
Panelists: Stanley Beekman, DPM and R. Daryl Phillips, DPM
Although the consequences of limb length discrepancies (LLDs) are far-reaching, possibilities for biomechanical management of this condition are equally as expansive. With this in mind, the panelists share their experiences in optimal evaluation for…
By John J. Kim, DPM and Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
With diabetic foot osteomyelitis historically considered a condition warranting surgery, these authors share evidence from the literature that challenges that traditional thinking and note that emerging research may support less aggressive surgical…
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