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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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Are your feet ready for the sun?

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

A few important summer foot facts to keep in mind before the warm weather and summer fun starts! Tweets by FootHealthFacts

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Are your feet ready for the Holiday Season?

December 11, 2016 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Here are 5 tips from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons for healthy happy holiday feet!  

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New York Times: “The Hazards of Ankle Sprains”

August 1, 2016 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

A recent article written by Jane E Brody and published in the New York times dubbed “The Hazards of Ankle Sprains” writes         Every day in the United States, about 28,000 people sprain an ankle. Too often the injury is dismissed as “just a sprain,” with no specific treatment and a return to full activity..

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Dr. Blume Featured in Article on Nitinol Compression Staples

August 18, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Blume was recently featured in the August edition of Podiatry Today for his article entitled “Technology and Practice: A Closer Look at a New Nitinol Compression Staple.” In the article, Dr. Blume states that memory compression staples offer significant versatility as both a primary and secondary form of fixation for foot and ankle reconstruction…

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Dr. Blume Publishes Article on Ultrasonic Debridement For Wounds

August 18, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume recently co-authored an article entitled “Ultrasonic Debridement for Wounds: Where Are We Now.” The article appears in the July 2015 edition of Podiatry Today. An excerpt from the article reads: Whether it is the eradication of biofilm or treating wounds and locations not conducive to sharp debridement, ultrasonic debridement can be achy..

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Are Bioengineered Alternative Tissues Better Than Skin Grafts for Diabetic Foot Ulcerations?

March 15, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has published an article this week in Podiatry Today, March 2015 issue. Dr. Blume authored an article entitled Point–Counterpoint: Are Bioengineered Alternative Tissues Better Than Skin Grafts for Diabetic Foot Ulcerations? The article that IDr. Blume wrote states that there is low risk of rejection or interference with host immunity, and split..

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Dr. Blume Co-Authors Paper On Role of Regional Anesthesia in Foot and Ankle Surgery

March 15, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume was recently a co-author on a new research paper published in the Journal of foot and ankle specialists, February 2015. The title of the article is the Role of Regional Anesthesia in Foot and Ankle Surgery. The abstract below is an excellent overview of the article: Regional anesthesia has increasingly expanded its..

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Current Concepts With Pantalar Arthrodesis

February 1, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published an article in Podiatry Today, January 2015 edition, entitled “Current Concepts With Pantalar Arthrodesis”. From the article: Pantalar arthrodesis can be an effective limb salvage option for pathologies ranging from Charcot arthropathy to end-stage posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Accordingly, these authors share essential pearls for the challenging procedure, explore..

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Dr. Peter Blume Publishes Article in Journal of Diabetic Foot and Ankle

November 19, 2014 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume recently published an article in the Journal of Diabetic Foot and Ankle entitled “An overview of factors maximizing successful split-thickness skin grafting in diabetic wounds”. From the abstract: Open wounds, from ulcerations or slow healing, are one of the comorbidities in diabetic patients that can lead to amputation. Therefore, an optimal way..

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