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Dr. Blume Featured in Article in Podiatry Today

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

Dr. Blume was recently quoted in an article Podiatry Today about the use of bioengineered alternative tissues. From the article: Similarly, prior to utilizing bioengineered alternative tissues, Peter Blume, DPM, emphasizes appropriately debriding and offloading the wound in order to prevent BAT failure. See more articles featuring Dr. Blume at: http://www.podiatrytoday.com/how-and-when-use-bioengineered-alternative-tissues#sthash.KeqFzsNl.dpuf

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Dr. Peter Blume Publishes Article On the Safety of Becaplermin Gel in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

August 25, 2014 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has recently authored an article for Chronic Wound Care Management and Research on the safety and efficacy of Becaplermin gel in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. From the article’s abstract: Becaplermin gel remains the only US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved growth factor for the treatment of diabetic neuropathic foot ulcers…

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Can Ultrasound Debridement Facilitate Biofilm Removal From Diabetic Foot Ulcers?

August 11, 2014 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume recently published an article on the removal of diabetic foot ulcers on the website Podiatry Today. From the article: Armstrong’s adage, “It’s not what you put on a wound but what you take off” can apply to ultrasound systems and the removal of biofilm as well.18 Many of the senior author’s patients..

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Dr. Peter Blume Publishes Article on Fifth-Toe Deformities

June 18, 2014 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published an article on Fifth-Toe Deformities on the website Medscape. As published in 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 step…

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Dr. Publishes New Article on Charcot Foot and Ankle With Osteomyelitis

November 18, 2013 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Blume was recently published in the Journal of Diabetic Foot and Ankle with an article on Charcot foot and ankle with osteomyelitis. From the site: This paper presents a review of the current literature discussing topics of Charcot osteoarthropathy, osteomyelitis, diagnosing osteomyelitis, antibiotic management of osteomyelitis, and treatment strategies for management of Charcot osteoarthropathy..

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Dr. Blume Publishes Article on The Biomechanics Of The Transmetatarsal Amputation

May 30, 2013 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume of New Haven, CT recently published an article entitled “Understanding The Biomechanics Of The Transmetatarsal Amputation” in volume 26 of the medical journal Podiatry Today. From the article: In a thorough review of the literature on the transmetatarsal amputation in patients with diabetes, these authors discuss keys to proper patient selection, essential..

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Dr. Peter Blume Publishes Article in Podiatry Today

May 29, 2013 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Blume has published an Article entitled “A Guide To Using Bilobed Flaps In Lower Extremity Surgery” in the journal Podiatry Today. You can read an excerpt from the article below: What You Should Know About The Evolution Of Bilobed Flaps Sir Harold Delf Gillies was a London-based otolaryngologist who was widely considered as the..

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Dr. Peter Blume Voted One of Connecticut’s Top Docs

Dr. Blume was recently voted one of Connecticut’s Top Doctors of 2013 by Connecticut Magazine. You can download a pdf of the article here, or read the transcribed text below. PETER BLUME, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. DR. PETER BLUME is a second-generation board-certified podiatric font and ankle surgeon who brings a rare combination of experience as a..

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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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