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Dr. Blume Named Chief Editor of New Charcot Solutions Website

October 30, 2013 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume has been named one of the Chief Editors of the new Charcot Foot Solutions website at http://www.charcotsolution.com/. The new website, which is designed to be a resource for both patients with Charcot Foot and their surgeons, provides useful information on the latest treatment options and advances in Charcot Foot care. From the..

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CT Foot and Ankle Surgeons Helps Raise $1.2 Million for Cancer Research

Connecticut Foot and Ankle Surgeons were proud to once again be sponsors of the Smilow Cancer Hospital “Closer To Free” bike ride in New Haven. The event raised $1.2 Million dollars to fund Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and it’s research to find a cure for cancer. From a recent press release: Roy Herbst..

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Dr. Blume Publishes Article on The Biomechanics Of The Transmetatarsal Amputation

May 30, 2013 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume of New Haven, CT recently published an article entitled “Understanding The Biomechanics Of The Transmetatarsal Amputation” in volume 26 of the medical journal Podiatry Today. From the article: In a thorough review of the literature on the transmetatarsal amputation in patients with diabetes, these authors discuss keys to proper patient selection, essential..

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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. Blume To Lecture At Upcoming Conference

Dr. Blume is going to be lecturing at the upcoming “A Team Approach To Diabetic Limb Salvage” conference in Washington D.C. this October. You can find the updated brochure for the conference here, or register for the conference online.

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Dr. Peter Blume To Speak at Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management Conference

Dr. Peter Blume is set to speak at the 11th Annual “Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management” Conference on May 9th to 11th, 2013. This symposium is a 2.5 day educational event for clinicians involved in the management of vascular diseases, wound care, and podiatric problems. Additional sessions are dedicated to..

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Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons Sponsor 2013 Smilow Cancer Ride

Affiliated Foot and Ankle Surgeons are honored to once again be sponsors of Closer To Free, the Smilow Cancer Hospital bike ride. The dollars we raise for the Closer to Free Ride will directly support patient care and research at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. Smilow is Southern New England’s premiere cancer hospital..

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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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