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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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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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