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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Dr. Peter Blume Takes Part in Podiatrist Point-Counterpoint

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

Dr. Blume took part in a point-counterpoint debate with other podiatrists in the magazine Podiatry Today. The topic was: Is Ischemia A Direct Risk Factor For Ulceration? From the conclusion: Numerous ulcers occur because of inadequate perfusion of skin and subcutaneous tissue at rest. Arterial occlusive disease, which is common among smokers, patients with diabetes..

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Dr. Peter Blume Coauthors Guide To Diabetic Amputation

December 5, 2012 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume, foot surgeon in Connecticut, has authored a guide to transmetatarsal amputations in diabetic patients in the magazine Podiatry Today. From the article: Transmetatarsal amputation is a viable method for long-term limb preservation for patients with diabetes. With this in mind, Christine Salonga, DPM, and Peter Blume, DPM, offer pertinent insights in preoperative..

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Dr. Peter Blume To Give Medical Education Lecture

December 4, 2012 | posted in: Latest News, Upcoming Events | by

Dr. Peter Blume is giving a medical education lecture in New Haven on Tuesday, December 11. Here is all the information: Evidence-Based Management of Diabetic Foot Infections Learning Objectives: To recognize the prevalence of the risk factors for the development of diabetic foot infections (DFI) To understand the pathophysiology and microbiology of DFI To be..

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Dr. Peter Blume Voted One of Connecticut’s “Top Docs” In 2011

November 24, 2012 | posted in: Awards, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume was once again voted one of Connecticut’s “Top Docs” in 2011. The text of the article is below: PETER A. BLUME, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. DR. PETER A. BLUME is a second-generation board-certified podiatric font and ankle surgeon who brings a rare combination of experience as a medical researcher and published academician to his..

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Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular Disease

November 24, 2012 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume, CT Foot and Ankle Surgeon, recently published a chapter in the medical textbook, “Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular Disease.” You can read the table of contents of this publication here.

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Dr. Peter Blume Edits Prestigious Publication

November 24, 2012 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume, Connecticut Foot Surgeon, was recently asked to guest edit the prestigious publication, “Clinics In Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.”

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Sponsors “Somewhat Off The Wall”

September 26, 2012 | posted in: Community Service, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume and the Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons have sponsored the Arts Council of New Haven’s “Somewhat Off The Wall” event. The unique event is designed to connect New Haven community members with local artists. A description from the Arts Council’s website: Somewhat Off the Wall, a unique art exhibition and party from..

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Dr. Peter Blume Featured on WTNH Channel 8 News

September 13, 2012 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume of Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons was recently featured by New Haven’s WTNH Channel 8 news in a story about the transition to electronic medical records. EMRs now part of a doctor’s visit From the WTNH Website: Podiatrist Dr. Peter Blume is a step ahead of many doctors in private practice. “It’s..

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