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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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Doctors from Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons Participate in first North American Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Summit

June 16, 2014 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume and Dr. Farlyn Charlot-Hicks have both participated  in the first North American Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Summit in Dallas, Texas. The Summit’s 115 participants came from across the clinical spectrum that treats the full range of wound types.  The largest numbers of participants were from wound care, plastic, general and orthopaedic surgery, OB/GYN..

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Dr. Peter Blume on Editorial Board of the Journal of Diabetic Foot and Ankle

Dr. Peter Blume is on the editorial of the Journal of Diabetic Foot and Ankle, a peer-reviewed international Open Access journal created as a forum for the dissemination of information on the latest advances pertinent to diabetic foot and ankle pathology and its related areas of prevention, clinical care, pathophysiology, epidemiology, and surgical and cardiovascular management…

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Dr. Peter Blume Named One of Connecticut’s “Top Docs” For 2014

April 10, 2014 | posted in: Awards, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has once again been named one of Connecticut magazine’s “Top Docs” in the category of Podiatry. From Connecticut Magazine: We sent more than 5,000 questionnaires to Connecticut doctors, asking them to recommend a doctor (other than themselves) to whom they would send a loved one for expert medical care. In this year’s..

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons Sponsors 2014 Closer To Free Ride for Cancer Research

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons are happy to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Closer To Free ride organized by Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven. The dollars raised for the Closer to Free Ride will directly support patient care and research at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. Smilow is Southern..

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Dr. Peter Blume Published in Medical and Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot and Ankle

January 6, 2014 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume was recent;y published as the editor of clinics in textbook Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Medical and Surgical Management of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle (2014 edition). Dr. Blume personally wrote the preface, two of the text’s chapters, and was co-author on two more. You can find copies of the textbook on various..

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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. Peter Blume Lectures at Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management

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

Dr. Peter Blume was recently invited to give some lectures at the 11th Annual Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management, a joint presentation of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medical College. You can view some of his lectures at http://www.veomed.com/grandrounds/archive?gnr=1017748

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