ACPM Lower Extremity Journal Review

Contribute to the College by Submitting a Journal Review!

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 • 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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