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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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Lower Extremity Ulceration in Vascular Medicine: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease

January 12, 2013 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

The chapter: Bauer E. Sumpio, Peter Blume Lower Extremity Ulceration In: Creager M, Beckman JA and Loscalzo J, eds. Vascular Medicine, 2e. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.; 2013. Chapter 60 pp 727-738. Make the most of today’s innovative medical therapies, advances in vascular imaging, and new drugs to improve your patients’ cardiovascular health with Vascular Medicine, 2nd..

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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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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons – New Treatment Options

December 10, 2012 | posted in: Latest News | by

The following treatment solutions are both offered at Affiliated Foot and Ankle Solutions. Watch the videos to learn more!

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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 To Give Medical Education Lecture

December 4, 2012 | posted in: Latest News, Upcoming Events | by

Dr. Peter Blume is giving a medical education lecture in New Haven on Tuesday, December 11. Here is all the information: Evidence-Based Management of Diabetic Foot Infections Learning Objectives: To recognize the prevalence of the risk factors for the development of diabetic foot infections (DFI) To understand the pathophysiology and microbiology of DFI To be..

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