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A review of wound healing and wound dressing products.
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The authors discuss the importance of the wound dressing in maintaining an optimal environment for wound healing and define the contact layers as the layer that comes into intimate contact with the wound surface and has the greatest influence on healing. Expand
Repair of distal tendo Achillis rupture with the use of the Mitek Anchor System.
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The authors conclude that the use of the Mitek Anchor System affords the surgeon a simple and effective method for the repair of acute, distal, tendo Achillis rupture when other methods cannot be used because of the location of the rupture. Expand
Transfibular osteotomy in the correction of ankle joint incongruity.
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Three case studies are presented in which fibular osteotomies were utilized to restore proper anatomic alignment and function to the ankle mortise. Expand
Medial column instability in the Lisfranc's fracture dislocation injury.
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A fixation method for medial column Lisfranc's injuries with Kirschner wire placement is described, and failure in reduction methods for this injury consistently occurred. Expand
Role of talectomy in the treatment of rigid talipes equinovarus deformities.
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A case report of talectomy used to treat a severe, bilateral clubfoot deformity in a 4-year-old boy is included and a discussion of the operative technique, indications, advantages, and common complications associated with the procedure is presented. Expand
Classifications of radiopaque lesions of the tendo Achillis.
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The authors present an anatomically-based classification to identify radiopaque lesions of the tendo Achillis to better acquaint the physician with reported etiologic causes. Expand
Syndactylization for the treatment of fifth toe deformities.
The authors describe a procedure to syndactylize the fourth and fifth toes for the correction of failed fifth toe arthroplasty, flail fifth toe, overriding fifth toe, cocked-up fifth toe, helomaExpand
Treatment of scleroderma skin ulcers using becaplermin gel and hydrocolloid membrane.
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The effectiveness of becaplermin gel supplemented by oral immunosuppressive agents in the treatment of ulcers resulting from systemic sclerosis and the time to healing was comparable to that associated with the oral agents and surgical interventions specifically designed to help heal scleroderma ulcers. Expand
Brown recluse spider bite. Two case reports and review.
Fluoroscopy-assisted plantar fasciotomy and calcaneal exostectomy: a retrospective study and comparison of surgical techniques.
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This technique, using a single, plantar medial, small incision should be considered as an option in the treatment of recalcitrant plantar fasciitis/heel spur syndrome. Expand
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