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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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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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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 Recognized as One of America’s Most Influential Podiatrists

Dr. Peter Blume was recently recognized by Podiatry Management Magazine as a “Mover and Shaker: One of America’s Most Influential Podiatrists” in their January 2012 issue.

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Dr. Peter Blume Co-Authors Article on Rocker Bottom Foot Reconstruction

November 29, 2011 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume, Foot and Ankle Surgeon in New Haven, CT has coauthored an article with Dr. Scott Neville, DPM entitled “Is Rocker Bottom Reconstruction A Viable Option For Limb Preservation?” in the magazine Podiatry Today. Their conclusion: What The Research Reveals About Midfoot Reconstruction The research on midfoot reconstruction over the past several years..

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Dr. Peter Blume Featured In Plastic Surgery Roundtable

November 29, 2010 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume, a foot surgeon in New Haven, CT, was featured in a roundtable discussion of Podiatric Plastic Surgery techniques in the prestigious Podiatry Today magazine. Here is an example of the discussion that followed: Q: When do you consider reconstructive plastic surgical techniques in the management of diabetic foot ulcers? A: Peter Blume,..

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