Dr. Blume To Lecture At Upcoming Conference

Dr. Blume is going to be lecturing at the upcoming “A Team Approach To Diabetic Limb Salvage” conference in Washington D.C. this October. You can find the updated brochure for the conference here, or register for the conference online.

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Dr. Peter Blume To Speak at Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management Conference

Dr. Peter Blume is set to speak at the 11th Annual “Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management” Conference on May 9th to 11th, 2013. This symposium is a 2.5 day educational event for clinicians involved in the management of vascular diseases, wound care, and podiatric problems. Additional sessions are dedicated to..

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons Sponsor 2013 Smilow Cancer Ride

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons are honored to once again be sponsors of Closer To Free, the Smilow Cancer Hospital bike ride. The dollars we raise for the Closer to Free Ride will directly support patient care and research at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. Smilow is Southern New England’s premiere cancer hospital..

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Dr. Peter Blume Publishes Article On Triple Arthrodesis

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published an article on the procedure known as Tripe Arthrodesis. You can find the entire article online. From the article: A triple arthrodesis consists of the surgical fusion of the talocalcaneal (TC), talonavicular (TN), and calcaneocuboid (CC) joints in the foot. The primary goals of a triple arthrodesis are to..

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Dr. Blume Publishes Article on Fifth-Toe Deformities

Dr. Blume has published an article for WebMD on Fifth-Toe Deformities. You can access the entire article online. From the article: Since the advent of shoes, the fifth toe has been a source of discomfort for many people (see image below). Complaints typically involve poorly fitting shoes that create friction, irritation, and pain with each..

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Dr. Blume Publishes Article on Foot Infections

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published an article on Foot Infections For eMedicine. You can access the article online. From the article: Foot infections can be difficult problems for physicians to treat because of the biomechanical complexities of the extremity and the underlying circumstances that cause the infections. Typically, they follow a traumatic event or..

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Lower Extremity Ulceration in Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease

January 12, 2013 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

The chapter: Bauer E. Sumpio, Peter Blume Lower Extremity Ulceration In: Creager M, Beckman JA and Loscalzo J, eds. Vascular Medicine, 2e. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.; 2013. Chapter 60 pp 727-738. Make the most of today’s innovative medical therapies, advances in vascular imaging, and new drugs to improve your patients’ cardiovascular health with Vascular Medicine, 2nd..

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Dr. Peter Blume Featured In Article On Top 10 Innovations In Podiatry

December 20, 2012 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume was recently featured in an article on the Top 10 Innovations in Podiatry. From the article: Augmatrix is approved for use in combination with autogenous bone marrow, notes Peter Blume, DPM, FACFAS. He says the product is composed of synthetic carbonated apatite and bovine type I collagen in a 55:45 ratio (w/w)…

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Dr. Peter Blume Helps To Author Guide To Closure Techniques For Open Wounds

December 15, 2012 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume, Connecticut Podiatrist, recently helped to author A Guide To Closure Techniques For Open Wounds magazine. From the article: Why Thorough Debridement Is Essential Chronic wounds contain necrotic tissue, fibrin, colonized bacteria and byproducts of tissue metabolism, all of which conspire to prevent wound healing. Before making any attempt at wound reconstruction, a..

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons – New Treatment Options

December 10, 2012 | posted in: Latest News | by

The following treatment solutions are both offered at Affiliated Foot and Ankle Solutions. Watch the videos to learn more!

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