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March 2019

Volume 32 Issue 3
By Laura Michetti, DPM, Jessica Fink, DPM, and Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, MHA
These authors present surgical pearls for performing distraction osteogenesis to correct leg length discrepancy due to Charcot neuroarthropathy in the hindfoot and ankle in two patients. Charcot neuroarthopathy is a challenging condition that…
By Patrick Burns, DPM, and Jason St. John, DPM
Hindfoot arthrodesis has grown into a powerful tool for foot and ankle surgeons with applications in multiple pathologies. Since Ryerson’s original description of hindfoot arthrodesis, much has changed, including a variety of incision approaches as…
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
Plantar fasciitis is at epidemic levels with suggestions that one in six Americans may have the condition.1 Patients often attempt to treat plantar fasciitis at home prior to seeing a doctor. In my experience, the majority of patients treat their…
By Lee C. Rogers, DPM, and Jason Hanft, DPM
Yes. This author says total contact casts offer key biomechanical benefits, have extensive literature support and facilitate quicker healing of plantar diabetic foot ulcers. By Lee C. Rogers, DPM
By Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
The rise of bacteria that are resistant to multiple drugs highlights the urgency of developing new antibiotics to combat lower extremity infection. Accordingly, this author explores the potential of new pharmacological agents such as tedizolid,…
By John F. Grady, DPM, FASPS, FACFAOM, FAAPSM, FACWM, Brandon Kunz, DPM, Trevor Smolinski, DPM, Jaclyn Schumann, DPM, and Robert Burdi, DPM
Enabling patients with Charcot arthropathy to walk with a plantigrade foot can increase their quality of life and decrease morbidity. Sharing insights from the literature as well as surgical experience, these authors discuss key considerations with…
Panelists: Keith Cook, DPM, FACFAS, Craig Clifford, DPM, MHA, FACFAS, FACFAOM, Carmina Quiroga, DPM, FACFAS, William Urbas, DPM, FACFAS, and H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS; Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS
After completing the interview and ranking process, these residency directors discuss how they narrow down their choices for joining the residency program while keeping the relevant rules in mind. Q: Now that you have completed your interviews…
By Devin Bland, DPM, John Anderson, DPM, FACFAS, and Alden Simmons, MS-IV
These authors discuss the treatment of Charcot foot in a Native American man complicated by hardware failure, nonunion, a second incidence of Charcot, patient non-adherence and osteomyelitis.
By David Swain, DPM, Noreen Anwar, DPM, and Zachariah J. Seelman, DPM
By the year 2050, there will be approximately 2.1 billion elderly people in the world.1 Among the elderly population, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Recent studies indicate that Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes mellitus may…
By Camille Ryans, DPM
As we are roughly halfway to the end of another residency training cycle, hundreds of graduating third-year residents and, in some instances, fourth-year residents are contemplating their next ventures. The majority of graduating residents desire to…
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