Author(s): Bo Qiu, MD;* Fei Peng, MD;* Jun Zhong, MD; Zhe Wang, MD Issue: Volume 26 - Issue 10 - October 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(10):280-284.Key words: Negative Pressure Wound Therapyexternal fixationfemoral fracturesoft tissue avulsion Abstract: Objective. The purpose of this study is to explore the clinical effects of negat […]
Author(s): Chase Tobin, BS; and James R. Sanger, MDIssue: Volume 26 - Issue 9 - September 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(9):248-254.Key words: Marjolin’s ulcerburn scarssquamous cell carcinomachronic wound malignancies Abstract: Background. A Marjolin’s ulcer describes malignant degeneration in any chronic wound. The majority of cas […]
Author(s): Alexander B. Craig, DPM; Michael B. Strauss, MD; Avron Daniller, MD; Stuart S. Miller, MDIssue: Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(8):221-231.Key words: sensory neuropathydiabetic foot ulcerSemmes-Weinstein monofilamentwound debridement Abstract: Introduction. Sensory testing of patients with diab […]
Author(s): Javier Ramos-Torrecillas, PhD; Elvira De Luna-Bertos, PhD; Olga García-Martínez, PhD; Concepción Ruiz, PhD Issue: Volume 26 - Issue 7 - July 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(7):207-213.Key words: tissue regenerationgrowth factorsplatelet-rich plasmawound healing Abstract: Introduction. Many elements are involved in the rege […]
Author(s): Dominic Upton, PhD, FBPsS; and Abbye Andrews, BSc, MBPsSIssue: Volume 26 - Issue 3 - March 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(3):77-82.Key words: burn woundstresspainitchingpruritusAbstract: Burn wounds can be particularly painful and stressful for patients, particularly during dressing change and other aspects of wound care. […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Author(s): John F. Grady, DPM, FASPS, FACFAOM, and Robin C. Lenz, DPMThese authors discuss a total ankle replacement in a 63-year-old patient with unilateral post-traumatic ankle arthritis, reviewing keys to procedure selection and providing essential surgical pearls. Section: Online ExclusiveTopics: Ankle Rep […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Author(s): Danielle Chicano, Contributing EditorAre you looking for an effective conservative option to treat chronic pain in patients with plantar fasciitis? Then you may want to consider FX 635, an innovative low-level laser treatment that offers relief of pain and inflammation in patients with chronic plant […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Soothing And Moisturizing Irritated Skin An innovative moisturizing cream may provide relief for patients with irritated skin. Keradan® Cream can soothe, moisturize and hydrate skin that is mildly to moderately irritated, according to the manufacturer Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals. The company notes the cream op […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Author(s): Suneel Basra, DPM, FACFASAnkle sprains are among the most common injuries that foot and ankle specialists treat. These injuries most frequently involve the lateral ankle ligament complex. Section: Sports MedicineTopics: Sports MedicineAnkle Fractures
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Author(s): Panelists: Richard Blake, DPM, Larry Huppin, DPM, Kevin Kirby, DPM, Karen Langone, DPMPatients who work on their feet have specific orthotic needs that clinicians may be able to address with appropriate modifications. These expert panelists discuss modifications for those who stand in place for long […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Author(s): Myron A. Bodman, DPMAn 82-year-old Caucasian female and retired small business owner presented for ongoing care of multiple pressure keratoses overlying arthritic, contracted toe joints on both feet. She had managed the pressure keratoses with periodic paring, buttress crest padding, digital strappi […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014Author(s): Barry Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS, and Shawn Braunagel, DPMBelow-knee amputation. To see it in print conjures up images of failure. Section: Diabetes WatchTopics: AmputationDiabetic FootDiabetic Foot UlcerLimb Salvage
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 10 - October 2014By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor For years, surgeons have used minimally invasive techniques for various types of surgery. A recent study in International Orthopaedics says a third-generation minimally invasive technique shows good results for hallux valgus. Section: News and Trends
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