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A study on factors influencing revalgisation of hallux valgus deformity

October 14, 2014
CHICAGO — At the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies Triennial Meeting, Peter Bock, MD, provided insight into his study…
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Cigarette use linked with elevated complication risk after surgery

September 23, 2014
CHICAGO — There is a significant increase in complication rates following forefoot surgery for patients who smoke cigarettes, according to a…
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Initial MTPJ arthrodesis may increase angular correction based on hallux valgus deformity severity

September 23, 2014
CHICAGO — Correction of the intermetatarsal angle increases after metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis based on the severity of hallux valgus…
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MACI offers positive outcomes for treating osteochondral defects

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Matrix-induced autologous implantation was shown to produce positive long-term outcomes in treating patients with osteochondral…
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Evolving consent processes improve patient satisfaction

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Patient satisfaction following foot surgery improved as the consent process evolved and was easier for patients to recall, according…
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Achilles tendinopathy can be improved with gastrocnemius recession

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Gastrocnemius recession can be helpful in some cases for the treatment of patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy, according to a…
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Study: Sagittal plane deformity may be linked to foot ulceration in Charcot patients

September 21, 2014
CHICAGO — Deformities of the sagittal plane of the foot are more likely to be associated with foot ulceration in patients with diabetes who…
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Study: Postoperative imaging after fracture fixation may be unnecessary

September 20, 2014
CHICAGO —According to data presented here at the International Federation of Foot & Ankle Societies Triennial Meeting, postoperative…
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Surgical treatment of geriatric ankle fractures may offer lower mortality rates

September 20, 2014
CHICAGO — Geriatric patients who had operative intervention for ankle fractures showed ad lower mortality and fewer comorbidities compared to…