Author(s): Jiaping Zhang, MD, PhD; Mingrong Wang, MD, PhD; Yuesheng Huang, MD, PhD; Yizhi Peng, MD, PhDIssue: Volume 23 - Issue 1 - January 2011 Login toDownload PDF versionDr. Zhang, Dr. Huang, and Dr. Peng are from the Institute of Burn Research and Dr. Wang is from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical Univer […]
Author(s): Gerit Mulder, DPM, MS, FAPWCA and Daniel K. Lee, DPM, FACFAS Issue: Volume 21 - Issue 11 - November, 2009 Login toDownload PDF versionAbstract: A 39-year-old man with previously undiagnosed scleroderma was admitted to the UCSD Medical Center with bilateral, limb-threatening necrotic lower extremity ulcers extending to underlying fascia and muscle. […]
Author(s): Edmund Dos Remedios, DPMIssue: Volume 21 - Issue 10 - October, 2009 Login toDownload PDF versionAbstract: This report describes a case of Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis associated with a chronic foot ulcer that was successfully treated with surgical debridement and 6 weeks of daptomycin therapy. Daptomycin was chosen because of its excellent […]
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. […]
Mindful of the common presentation of growth plate injuries, these authors present insights on the diagnosis and treatment of a 12-year-old soccer player who presented with pain in the distal tibia. read more
Given that equinus is a factor in many foot and ankle conditions, it is imperative to be knowledgeable in the biomechanical aspects of the condition. Accordingly, this author discusses the biomechanical compensations that can occur with equinus, keys to evaluation and current concepts in treatment. read more
Given the common nature of hallux rigidus and the challenges of concomitant metatarsus primus elevatus, these authors share key diagnostic insights, explore possible surgical options and discuss two illuminating case studies. read more
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has been a proven technique for facilitating wound healing and the technology continues to evolve beyond the original negative pressure devices. These authors examine the efficacy of innovations in NPWT delivery, including NPWT with instillation. read more
Given the lack of consensus on indications and procedures for flatfoot surgery, these authors offer their insights on revisional flatfoot surgery. In addition to discussing diagnostic keys and pearls on appropriate procedure selection, they share their clinical experience in revising both overcorrected and undercorrected flatfoot as well as correcting nonuni […]
With nail art and pedicures on the rise over the last few years, podiatrists must be vigilant on the potential risks for patients. In addition to these issues, this author discusses potential dilemmas that can emerge with the use of gel nails and acrylic nails. read more
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