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

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Volume 32 Issue 4
By Myron Bodman, DPM
A 58-year-old man presented with chronic recurrent onychocryptosis and a rash on his right leg. The patient felt his rash was due to his history of venous insufficiency. He had tried wearing support stockings every day but the rash has persisted and…
By Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD, and Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS
While acknowledging the benefits of the Lapidus bunionectomy for patients with severe hallux valgus, this author argues the Lapidus is otherwise overutilized and cites concerns with delayed weightbearing, non-union and destroying a functioning joint.
By Ellen C. Barton, DPM, Andrea J. Cifaldi, DPM, and Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
Arthroscopic subtalar joint fusion can provide better visualization to prepare joint surfaces, good union rates and fewer complications in comparison to an open arthrodesis. Discussing the lateral and posterior approaches to the procedure, these…
By Ashley Jensen, DPM, and William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS
Gout can cause patients significant pain in the lower extremity and chronic attacks of gout often follow acute incidents. With this in mind, these authors discuss essential diagnostic considerations as well as short-term and long-term treatment…
By Amar Gulati, DPM, Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, MBBCh, Charles Crone, CP, and John Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS
Given the challenges of post-op ambulation after a Chopart amputation, these authors review key factors that are essential to amputation and limb salvage planning, discuss common complications after proximal amputations, and explore the role of…
By Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS, Clay Shumway, DPM, and Cindel X. Harris, DPM
In the setting of a total ankle replacement, these authors present a novel technique of ligament repair in a patient with a significant medial deltoid insufficiency associated with stage IV posterior tibial tendon dysfunction.
By Bruce Greenfield, DPM, Rhonda Cornell, DPM, FACFAS, Brian Friis, DPM, and William Stayman, DPM
Offering a case review of six patients, these authors provide a guide to a novel in-bone suture stabilization method for digital arthrodesis, which may facilitate adequate reduction of hammertoes.
By Tim Dutra, DPM, FAAPSM, FACSM
The Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Fit Feet screening program is a great teaching and clinical experience in biomechanics and sports medicine for our podiatry students. It provides them with the experience of doing a focused lower extremity and…
By Chad Seidenstricker, DPM
If patients fail conservative care for chronic ankle instability, there are a number of current and emerging surgical options. With this in mind, this author shares insights on the arthroscopic Broström procedure, the InternalBrace and the use of…
Fighting Microbes With Silver An extracellular matrix harnesses the power of silver for an antimicrobial effect.
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