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By Adam L. Isaac, DPM, FACFAS and Brian D. Lepow, DPM
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By Matthew G. Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)

Offering insights from the literature on the role of amniotic membrane modalities to facilitate wound healing, this author also notes that forthcoming regulatory changes could affect the use of these products in the near future.

By Windy Cole, DPM

Technology and its ability to connect health-care providers with their patients have become increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, this author assesses the potential of remote patient monitoring to prevent lower…

By John D. Miller DPM, Jayson N. Atves DPM, AACFAS and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS

Offering a closer look at the latest literature on the development of coagulation abnormalities in patients with COVID-19, these authors examine the effect of the disease on microcirculation, review current testing and treatment measures for…

By Jakob C. Thorud, DPM, MS, FACFAS and Patrick Flanagan, CO, MBA, FAAOP

Given the elevated risks of re-ulceration and re-amputation after partial foot amputations, these authors discuss various levels of amputation and which mechanical interventions might be the most optimal methods of decreasing these risks. …

By Richard Blake, DPM

Surgical intervention is not always indicated or possible for patients who have first MPJ pain. Accordingly, this author discusses several non-surgical interventions, ranging from spica taping and toe separators to dancer’s padding and metatarsal…

By Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), Amanda Borrelli, DPM, MPH and Jessica Bruno, DPM

When does onycholysis become a more permanent, irreversible problem? Sharing insights from clinical experience and relevant research, these authors discuss the phenomenon of the disappearing nail bed, including insights on the pathogenesis of the…

By Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS and Nilin M. Rao, DPM, PhD

Is microfracture surgery worthwhile? Are marrow stimulation techniques effective? Can particulated juvenile allograft cartilage have an impact? Addressing these questions and more, the authors offer a thorough review of the literature and share…

By Jeffrey E. McAlister, DPM, FACFAS and Sahab Danesh, DPM

Given the multifaceted nature of cavus foot deformities, these authors offer pertinent insights on the diagnostic workup, discuss keys to appropriate procedure selection and provide step-by-step pearls for surgical repair. 

By Sonia Mvuemba, DPM, MSHS, Bridget M. Metzo, DPM, MS and Keith Cook, DPM, FACFAS

Common complications with midfoot fusions range from infection and nonunion to compensatory joint arthrosis and peripheral nerve issues. Sharing insights from their experience as well as the literature, these authors discuss keys to prevention…

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