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Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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October 2015

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Volume 28 Issue 10
Gabriel Urrea-Botero, MD
When other modalities fail to heal chronic wounds, this author suggests that continuous diffusion of oxygen could be a viable adjunct or stand-alone therapy, and shares a few case studies from his clinical experience.
Michael B. Canales, DPM, FACFAS, Grace Chuang, DPM, Mark C. Razzante, DPM, MA, and Coleman O. Clougherty, DPM, MA
When it comes to fixation options, surgeons have an abundance of choices. These authors share how Kirschner wire and Steinmann pin fixation can be valuable in a variety of procedures.
Camille Ryans, DPM
According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, an individual’s traits can be summed up by eight different characteristics. The combination of traits permutates into 16 possible personality combinations. As a result of various personality combinations…
Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, FAPWH
The answer to this question really lies in how you have been documenting up until now. The rule to code to the highest specificity has not changed. The rule that your documentation must support the specificity of the code and justify the code has…
Richard Bouché, DPM, FACFAS
Lesser metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) instability defines a clinical problem that presents as varied degrees of sagittal and/or transverse, and/or frontal plane instability of the “internal” toes (second, third and fourth). Pathology can vary from…
Barbara Aung, DPM, CWS, CPMA, CSFAC
As ICD-10 requirements take effect, this author discusses accurate coding in wound care, particularly for dressing changes and debridement, so your facility can get optimal reimbursement for services. The topic of wound care coding has been the…
Keith Sklar, DPM, FACFAS
Emphasizing the treatment of onychomycosis as an infection and a cosmetic problem, this author offers insights from his experience with a synergistic management protocol and provides several case studies.
Kevin A. Kirby, DPM
Given the common nature of knee osteoarthritis, this author discusses the link with progressive genu varum deformity and shares insights from the literature as well as his clinical experience on the benefits of valgus-wedged insoles and orthoses for…
Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, MBA, FACFAS, Erin E. Klein, DPM, MS; and Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS
Yes. These authors say the dorsal approach is superior as it can allow the surgeon to restore normal anatomy in plantar plate repair while avoiding compromise of the metatarsophalangeal joint plantarflexory mechanism, the flexor tendons and plantar…
Nicholas A. Giovinco, DPM, John D. Miller, BS, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
As the technology of three-dimensional printing becomes more ubiquitous, these authors note that 3D printing could be a viable adjunct for surgical planning and orthotic fabrication, and suggest that increased access to this technology may have…
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