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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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July 2015

Volume 28 Issue 7
Xingbo Sun, DPM, Francesca Castellucci, MS, Tara Harrington, MBA, MHA, Erica Benson, MS, DPM, Bryan Katz, BS, and Kevin Miller, DPM, AACFAS
Although symptomatic peroneus quartus is rare, it can be a factor in various pathologies. Accordingly, these authors offer pertinent diagnostic tips as well as current insights on treatment. Peroneus quartus, a common variant muscle of the foot and…
Brett Chatman, DPM, Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS
These authors discuss how serial debridement, split thickness skin grafts and negative pressure wound therapy salvaged the limb of a 71-year-old patient with diabetes who presented with gas gangrene. Gas gangrene of the lower extremity is one…
Christopher R. Hood, Jr., DPM
My first hands-on experience with a fellowship track was during my second year of residency when I spent two months at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Upon hearing that podiatry offered a “fellowship” during school, it was always something in the…
Lawrence M. Karam, PC
Improper documentation, sloppy record keeping or bad communication with patients can trigger a malpractice lawsuit. Accordingly, this attorney presents pointers on ensuring due diligence and keeping yourself out of the courtroom.
Michael Gentile, DPM, FACFAS
Ankle instability can be due to ligamentous pathology, structural abnormalities and/or a lack of dynamic support in the ankle. This author addresses surgery for the unstable ankle, offering surgical pearls for primary repair, arthroscopic repair and…
Jamie Yakel, DPM
Metatarsalgia can have a multitude of causes, making it vital to identify the etiology and treat the specific causes of this complex condition. This author evaluates the research on conservative treatment of metatarsalgia, specifically the use of…
Ashley Bruno, DPM, Brian Schmidt, DPM, and Peter Blume, DPM, FACFAS
Whether it is the eradication of biofilm or treating wounds in locations not conducive to sharp debridement, ultrasonic debridement can be a key tool for promoting improved wound healing. These authors discuss their experience with this modality and…
William Grant, DPM, FACFAS, Lisa Grant, DPM, and Gregory Bitto, DPM; Jennifer L. Mulhern, DPM, AACFAS, Nicole M. Protzman, MS, and Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS
Yes. These authors note that the use of intramedullary beams provides a simpler, more effective approach to correcting complex Charcot deformities and maintaining anatomic realignment. By William Grant, DPM, FACFAS, Lisa Grant, DPM, and Gregory…
Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM, RCPS(Glasg)
With the development of new topical agents for onychomycosis, the author takes a closer look at the research on these modalities, explores the possibility of subungual and transungual delivery of topical agents, and reviews options for treating the…
Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor
Innovations in podiatric care may reduce the risk of post-op complications, improve wound healing outcomes or facilitate enhanced pain management. With this in mind, this author talks to leading physicians about key innovations including a new…
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