ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review

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The ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review is a monthly collection of condensed literature reviews from a variety of medical journals. The Review will encompass all aspects of podiatric medicine and surgery and will be accessible for prompt study of the material.

Please use the Literature Review Submission Form below to send your reviews to the ACPM Educational Committee.

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • October 2022

1) Incidence and risk factors for poor perioperative blood glucose management in patients with diabetic foot: a retrospective study, Chen et. al, Annals of Palliative Medicine, Volume 10, Issue 12, December 2021

DOI: 10.21037/apm-21-3095

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Amanda DeWitt, MS-III
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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2) Omadacycline pharmacokinetics and soft-tissue penetration in diabetic patients with wound infections and healthy volunteers using in vivo microdialysis, Gill et. al, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Volume 77, Issue 5, May 2022

DOI: 10.21037/apm-21-3095

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Amanda DeWitt, MS-III
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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3) Do Arch Height and Arch Stiffness Relate to Physical Performance in Adult Men?, Zhao, et al., Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Volume 61, Issue 2, March 1, 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2021.07.018

Level of Evidence: 4

Reviewer:

Marisa Boccabella, MS-III
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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4) Radiographic Analysis and Clinical Efficacy of Hindfoot Arthrodesis With Versus Without Cotton Osteotomy in Stage III Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity, Vacketta, et al. The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 61, (4) 879-885, July 01, 2022

DOI: 10.21037/apm-21-3095

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer:

Claudia Radek, MS-IV
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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Autologous Fat Grafting for Pedal Fat Pad Atrophy: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Gusenoff, et al. Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, November 2016

5) Autologous Fat Grafting for Pedal Fat Pad Atrophy: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Gusenoff, et al. Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, November 2016

DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002667

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer:

Jannani Krishnan, MS IV
California School of Podiatric Medicine

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • September 2022

1) Limb salvage versus amputation in patients with osteosarcoma of the extremities: an update in the modern era using the National Cancer Database, Evans D. et al., BMC Cancer, 2020

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-020-07502-z

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Zaria St. Lawrence, MS-IIIBarry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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2) A dual pressure indicator, two-layer compression system for treatment of venous leg ulcers: a  review, Tai et al. Journal of Wound Care, Volume 30, Issue Sup. 12, 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2021.30.Sup12.S6

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Linda Do, MS-IIIBarry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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3) Four-Week Ankle-Rehabilitation Programs in Adolescent Athletes With Chronic Ankle Instability Cain et al, Journal of Athletic Training, Volume 55, Issue 8, 2020

DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-41-19

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Ricardo Rodriguez, MS-IIIBarry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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4) Peripheral Nerve Responses to Muscle Stretching: A Systematic Review, Thomas, et al. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, Volume 20, Issue 2, March 2021

DOI: 10.52082/jssm.2021.258

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer: Alex Chen, MS-IIICalifornia School of Podiatric Medicine

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5) Three Weeks Versus Six Weeks of Antibiotic Therapy for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Noninferiority Pilot Trial, Gariani et. al, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 73, Issue 7, October 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1758

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Amanda DeWitt, MS-IIIBarry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • August 2022

Topics Reviewed: Vascular Disease, Podiatric Surgery, Orthopedics

1.) Impact of frailty on all-cause mortality or major amputation in patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease: A meta-analysis, Zhang et al. Ageing Research Reviews, Volume 79 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2022.101656

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Zaria St. Lawrence, MS-III
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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2.) Long-term results of dorsal neuroma/nerve transposition in the surgical management of Morton’s neuroma and correlation with intraoperative anatomical variations, Koti et al. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (2022) 17:22

doi: 10.1186/s13018-022-02910-2

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer:M. Jared Davis, DPM, PGY-3
Southern Arizona VAHCS Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program

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3.) Bone Marrow Stimulation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Are Clinical Outcomes Maintained 10 Years Later? Park, Jae Han, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2021;49(5):1220-1226.

doi: 10.1177/0363546521992471

Level of Evidence: 4

Reviewer: Stephen Jaderholm, DPM, PGY-2
Southern Arizona VAHCS Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program

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4.) Nonoperative or Surgical Treatment of Acute Achilles’ Tendon Rupture, Myhrvold, S. B. et. al. New England Journal of Medicine, 386(15), 1409–1420, Apr. 14, 2022

doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2108447

Level of Evidence: 1

Reviewer: Anna Kapustina, DPM, PGY-1
Southern Arizona VAHCS Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • July 2022

Topics Reviewed: Wound Care, Radiology

1.) Comparison of the two most commonly used treatments for pyroderma gangrenosum: results of the STOP GAP randomized control trial, Ormerod, et. al. BMJ, June 12, 2015

doi: 10.1136/bmj.h2958

Level of Evidence: 1

Reviewer: Jannani Krishnan, MS-IV
California School of Podiatric Medicine

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2.) The added value of SPECT/CT in the painful foot and ankle: A Literature Review, Eelsing, et al. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 27(7), 715–722 (2021).

doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fas.2020.09.009

Level of Evidence: 5

Reviewer:

Allysa M. Vavra M.S., MS-IV
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • May/June 2022

Topics Reviewed: Biomechanics / Footwear, Vascular Disease, Infectious Disease

1.) Shoe feature recommendations for different running levels: A Delphi study, Honert, et. al. PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236047

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236047

Level of Evidence: 5

Reviewer: Allysa M. Vavra, M.S., MS-IV
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

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2.) Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease Without Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia: A Review. Plonsky, et al. Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 325, Issue 21, June 1, 2021

doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.2126

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer: Zaria Woods, MS-III
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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3.) Staphylococcus Lugdunensis: A Rare Pathogen for Osteomyelitis of the Foot, Kear, et. al. The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 55 (2016) 255–259

doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2014.06.019.

Level of Evidence: 4

Reviewer: Michael Casteel, DPM, FACPM, FAPWHc

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • April 2022

Topics Reviewed Podiatric Surgery, Dermatology, Pathology

1) Sonication of retrieved implants improves sensitivity in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection, Bellova, et. al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 20, 623 (2019)

doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-3006-1

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer: Steven Cooperman, DPM
Highlands/Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center
Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery Residency Program

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2) Eccrine Porocarcinoma of the Foot: A Case Report, Ramirez et al. J Clin Images. Volume 3 Issue 1; 1050, Jun 12, 2020

doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2022.01.007

Level of Evidence: 4

Reviewer: Anushka Ramnani, MS-III
Western University of Health Sciences – College of Podiatric Medicine

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3) Subungual Amelanotic Melanoma Masquerading as Onychomycosis, Riahi, et. al. Cureus 10(3): e2307, 2018

Level of Evidence: 4

Reviewer: Michael Casteel, DPM, FACPM, FAPWHc

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ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review • March 2022

Topics Reviewed: Podiatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Dermatology

1) Leukonychia: What Can White Nails Tell Us? Iorizzo, et. al. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, Feb 2;1-17

doi: 10.1007/s40257-022-00671-6.

Level of Evidence: 2

Reviewer: Michael Casteel, DPM, FACPM, FAPWHc

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2) Opening Cuboid Wedge Osteotomy (Zoom Osteotomy) for Triplanar Correction of Flexible Pes Planovalgus Deformities, Iosue, et. al., Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 16, Issue 2, Jan 19, 2022

doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2022.01.007.

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer: Jake Loitz, MS-III

California School of Podiatric Medicine

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3) Analysis of a Machine Learning–Based Risk Stratification Scheme for Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia, Chung J. et al. Journal of American Medical Association Network Open, Mar. 22, 2022

doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.3424.

Level of Evidence: 3

Reviewer: Zaria Woods, MS-II

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

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4) Modified Brostrom With and Without Suture Tape Augmentation: A Systematic Review, Piscoya, et al., Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Volume 61, Issue 2, March 01, 2022

doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2021.09.027.

Level of Evidence: 4

Reviewer: Deep Shah, DPM, MBA

Crozer Health Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program

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