Publications

Dr. Blume publishes another important publication related to saving diabetic feet

August 25, 2017 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume publishes another important publication related to saving diabetic feet. Given the potential risk of diabetic foot ulcers becoming infected, it is imperative to have a strong understanding of the current antibiotic options. Diabetic foot infections (DFIs) are a common and often severe problem for people with diabetes. Though not all diabetic foot..

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Dr. Blume Authors Chapter In Osteomyelitis Textbook

October 28, 2015 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume has recently authored two chapters in Osteomyelitis of the Foot and Ankle: Medical and Surgical Management, a foot and ankle surgery textbook. Dr. Blume’s chapters, entitled “Medical treatment guidelines for osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle” and “surgical treatment principles for diabetic wounds complicated by osteomyelitis.” This textbook is the first of..

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Dr. Blume Publishes New Chapter In Textbook On Podiatric Problems and Management in Patients with Substance Abuse

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

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published another Chapter in the textbook Substance Abuse:Inpatient and Outpatient Management for Every Clinician, published by Springer. He was a co-author on Chapter 38, Podiatric Problems and Management in Patients with Substance Abuse. About the text: This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient..

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The Role Of Regional Anesthesia In Foot And Ankle Surgery

February 6, 2015 | posted in: Publications | by

Regional anesthesia has increasingly expanded its role in the perioperative care of patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery. In addition to avoiding side effects associated with both general anesthesia and neuraxial anesthetic techniques, especially those related to cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, regional nerve blocks have been shown to improve postoperative pain and reduce hospital stay..

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Current Concepts In Pantalar Arthrodesis

January 27, 2015 | posted in: Publications | by

Pantalar Arthrodesis can be an effective limb salvage option for pathologies ranging from charcot arthropathy to end stage posterior tibial tendon dysfunction.  

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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 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. 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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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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