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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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“Thank You For Your Care and Kindness” – Letter From a Patient

June 16, 2015 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Blume recently received a thank-you letter from a long-time patient. Check it out below! Dr. Blume, Thank you so much for your care and kindness to me over the decades.  

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons Now Offering Redi-Thotics Inserts

May 20, 2015 | posted in: Latest News | by

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons is proud to announce that we now offer our patients Redi-Thotics inserts – one-of-a-kind products which are specifically designed by podiatric engineers in order to deliver a more relaxed walking experience, enhanced balance control and stability with every wear. From the Redi-Thotics website: Redi-Thotics are designed to maximize your performance..

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Dr. Blume Presents at 4th Annual Interventional Cardiology Meeting

May 20, 2015 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Blume recently presented at the at 4th Annual Interventional Cardiology Meeting at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Blume presented on “Limb Preservation At Yale: An Example of a Multidisciplinary Program”.

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Dr. Blume Recognized As One Of Connecticut’s “Top Docs”

May 20, 2015 | posted in: Awards, Latest News | by

Dr. Blume was once again recognized as one of the Top Podiatric Surgeons in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine. As Connecticut Magazine says about the listing: Our annual survey of top doctors in Connecticut features more than 800 peer-recommended physicians in 31 areas of specialty… We sent more than 5,000 questionnaires to Connecticut doctors, asking them..

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“I Can Hike With My Grandchildren Again…” – Triple Arthrodesis Patient Testimonial

Dr. Blume was recently sent a truly heart-warming Thank You card from one of hisTriple Arthrodesis patients. It goes to show the truly transformative effect that expert health care can have on someone’s life! read the card below:  

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Dr. Blume Thanked By American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

March 18, 2015 | posted in: Awards, Latest News | by

Dr. Blume was recently thanked directly by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons after his participation in their Annual Scientific Conference. Read the letter below!

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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 Lectures at North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

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

Dr. Blume recently lectured on Saturday, January 31 at the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting. The meeting was held in Greensboro North Carolina. Dr. Blume lectured on local flap plastic surgery reconstruction for the lower extremity, in addition to angiosome design for incision planning for foot and ankle surgeons. He then taught..

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