Neal M Blitz

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The versatility of the Lapidus arthrodesis
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:427-41, Table of Contents. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Interposition of the flexor hallucis longus tendon through the subtalar joint as a late complication of pediatric clubfoot repair: a case report
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:321-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Flexible pediatric and adolescent pes planovalgus: conservative and surgical treatment options
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:59-77. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Giant solitary osteochondroma of the inferior medial calcaneal tubercle: a case report and review of the literature
    Neal M Blitz
    Kaiser North Bay Consortium Residency Program, Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:206-12. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A posttraumatic, joint-connected sural intraneural ganglion cyst-with a new mechanism of intraneural recurrence: a case report
    Neal M Blitz
    Kaiser North Bay Consortium Residency Program, Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:199-205. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Anatomical aspects of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis and its muscular bound portion: a cadaveric study-part II
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:533-40. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Bilateral peroneus longus tendon rupture through a bipartite os peroneum
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 3925 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:270-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric & adolescent flatfoot reconstruction in combination with middle facet talocalcaneal coalition resection
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:119-33. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Anatomical aspects of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis and its insertion: a cadaveric study
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, CA 95043, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:101-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Early weight bearing after modified lapidus arthodesis: a multicenter review of 80 cases
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 49:357-62. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint The versatility of the Lapidus arthrodesis
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:427-41, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..As more surgeons continue to gain experience with the procedure, additional studies will emerge, further supporting its versatility in the realm of foot surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Interposition of the flexor hallucis longus tendon through the subtalar joint as a late complication of pediatric clubfoot repair: a case report
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:321-5. 2008
    ..Interposition of the flexor hallucis longus tendon has not been previously reported as a late complication of pediatric clubfoot repair...
  3. doi request reprint Flexible pediatric and adolescent pes planovalgus: conservative and surgical treatment options
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:59-77. 2010
    ..This article provides an overview of the common treatment pathways that highlight methods to structurally realign the pediatric and adolescent flatfoot...
  4. doi request reprint Giant solitary osteochondroma of the inferior medial calcaneal tubercle: a case report and review of the literature
    Neal M Blitz
    Kaiser North Bay Consortium Residency Program, Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:206-12. 2008
    ..A detailed review of osteochondroma occurrence in the foot is presented along with a review of the diagnostic work-up to evaluate for malignant transformation. LEVEL OF CLINICAL EVIDENCE: 4...
  5. doi request reprint A posttraumatic, joint-connected sural intraneural ganglion cyst-with a new mechanism of intraneural recurrence: a case report
    Neal M Blitz
    Kaiser North Bay Consortium Residency Program, Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:199-205. 2008
    ..level of clinical evidence: 4...
  6. doi request reprint Anatomical aspects of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis and its muscular bound portion: a cadaveric study-part II
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:533-40. 2008
    ..An oblique incision or step-cut positioned distally on the medial side may be appropriate if the transection zone is short, if the transection is far distal in the zone, and/or if the medial head extends far distal to the lateral head...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bilateral peroneus longus tendon rupture through a bipartite os peroneum
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 3925 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:270-7. 2007
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the only reported case of peroneus longus rupture associated with fracture of the os peroneum to occur bilaterally...
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric & adolescent flatfoot reconstruction in combination with middle facet talocalcaneal coalition resection
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:119-33. 2010
    ..This article reviews a surgical treatment algorithm that considers the presence of varying degrees of pes planus and rearfoot arthrosis associated with coalition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anatomical aspects of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis and its insertion: a cadaveric study
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, CA 95043, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:101-8. 2007
    ..Understanding the variation of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis will aid the surgeon in choosing a recession technique, performing the procedure, and preventing iatrogenic complications...
  10. doi request reprint Early weight bearing after modified lapidus arthodesis: a multicenter review of 80 cases
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 49:357-62. 2010
    ..This is the first study that specifically evaluates the early weight bearing protocol after lapidus arthrodesis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Freiberg's infraction in identical twins: a case report
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa, CA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:218-21. 2005
    ..The occurrence of Freiberg's infraction in identical twins suggests that an underlying congenital predisposition to the condition may play more of a role than previously considered...
  12. ncbi request reprint Plantar plate repair of the second metatarsophalangeal joint: technique and tips
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:266-70. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Second metatarsophalangeal joint arthrography: a cadaveric correlation study
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopedics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:231-40. 2004
    ..This cadaveric study shows that anatomic variances exist concerning the second metatarsophalangeal capsule and that arthrography should be correlated with the clinical scenario...
  14. doi request reprint Bilateral single-stage middle facet talocalcaneal coalition resection combined with flatfoot reconstruction: a report of 3 cases and review of the literature. Investigations involving middle facet coalitions--part 1
    Klaus J Kernbach
    Department of Podiatry, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Vallejo, CA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:180-90. 2008
    ..level of clinical evidence: 4...
  15. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of a deep peroneal intraneural ganglion cyst originating from the second metatarsophalangeal joint: a pattern of propagation supporting the unified articular (synovial) theory for the formation of intraneural ganglia
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:80-4. 2009
    ..Level of Clinical Evidence: 4...
  16. doi request reprint The presence of calcaneal fibular remodeling associated with middle facet talocalcaneal coalition: a retrospective CT review of 35 feet. Investigations involving middle facet coalitions--Part II
    Klaus J Kernbach
    Department of Podiatry, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Vallejo, CA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:288-94. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic ganglion of the tibialis anterior tendon: report of an unusual variant
    Nitza N Rodriguez
    Northern California Foot and Ankle Center, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:571-5. 2008
    ..In this report, we present a case wherein a hemorrhagic ganglion cyst of the tibialis anterior tendon was identified and excised...
  18. doi request reprint Early weightbearing of the Lapidus bunionectomy: is it feasible?
    Neal M Blitz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1650 Grand Concourse, 7th Floor, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:367-81. 2012
    ..This is mainly because of improved fixation techniques available today, which have allowed for better stabilization of the fusion site. Surgeons should still properly indicate patients for early weightbearing protocols...
  19. doi request reprint Giant extraskeletal osteochondroma of the plantar midfoot arch
    Robert J Spencer
    Department of Podiatry, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Vallejo, California, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:362-7. 2008
    ..The diagnosis of an extraskeletal osteochondroma should be considered when a well-defined osseous mass occurs in the soft tissue...
  20. ncbi request reprint The gastrocnemius intramuscular aponeurotic recession: a simplified method of gastrocnemius recession
    Neal M Blitz
    Kaiser North Bay Consortium Residency Program, Department of Orthopedics and Foot and Ankle urgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, CA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:133-8. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of the first ray splay test to assess transverse plane instability before first metatarsocuneiform fusion
    Neal M Blitz
    J Foot Ankle Surg 45:441-3; author reply 443. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint Plantar plate ruptures of the second metatarsophalangeal joint
    Neal M Blitz
    J Foot Ankle Surg 41:138-9; author reply 139-41. 2002