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Dr. Peter Blume publishes once again in the Second Edition of Essentials of Regional Anesthesia

May 9, 2018 | posted in: Uncategorized | by

Regional Anesthetic Techniques for Foot Surgery Rick C Chen and Peter A. Blume Introduction Over the last decade, outpatient surgery has consistently gained in popularity by providing a significant reduction in the cost of hospitalization and the patient’s length of stay. Foot and ankle surgery procedures are commonly performed in an outpatient setting [ 1]…

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Dr. Blume invited to speak at the 2018 ACFAS Symposium

March 23, 2018 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Blume  invited to speak at the 2018 ACFAS Symposium in Nashville, TN. His presentation was chosen by Cartiva to speak at the symposium from over 20,000 doctors.

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Dr. Peter Blume published major paper in the wounds Journal.

February 15, 2018 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Since the last diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) treatment algorithm was published in 2002, new options for diagnostic testing and treatments have been developed. This study seeks to update the DFU treatment algorithm to include new options available in diagnostic testing and treatment. Materials and Methods. A computerized literature search of peer-reviewed articles published between January..

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Dr. Blume recognized by CPMA

February 15, 2018 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Blume recognized for his role as president for his state society, CPMA.

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Dr. Eliza Fantarella recognized by APMA

January 11, 2018 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Eliza Fantarella was recently interviewed by the APMA News. follow the link below to learn more  American Podiatric Medical Association

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons supports the 7th annual Closer to Free Bike Ride

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons supports the 7th annual Closer to Free Bike Ride for the 6th year in row! With over 300 people in attendance, sponsors, volunteers and riders for what was accomplished at the September 9, 2017 7th annual Closer to Free Bike Ride. Over 1750 riders participated, a record! And raised $3,000,000..

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Dr. Blume publishes another important publication related to saving diabetic feet

August 25, 2017 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume publishes another important publication related to saving diabetic feet. Given the potential risk of diabetic foot ulcers becoming infected, it is imperative to have a strong understanding of the current antibiotic options. Diabetic foot infections (DFIs) are a common and often severe problem for people with diabetes. Though not all diabetic foot..

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Dr. Peter Blume of Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons is the first Surgeon in the state of Connecticut to successfully perform the Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Implant procedure.

April 22, 2017 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has Published Functional Results and Patient Satisfaction of First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis Using Dual Crossed Screw Fixation  B20-0367 Rev C Patient Brochure I am very pleased with the results. It demonstrates that a solid fusion of the first metatarsal phalangeal joint provides an excellent solution for chronic arthritis and deformities of the..

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Dr. Peter Blume publishes landmark research paper.

March 28, 2017 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

on the functional results and patient satisfaction of first metatarsal phalangeal joint arthrodesis using dual crossed screw fixation.  This is the largest study of its kind published today.  This was published in the March/April issue of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  He was the senior author on this paper and all of the..

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