Thomas Zgonis

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint External fixation use in arthrodesis of the foot and ankle
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, LLC, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 21:1-15. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of Charcot neuropathy
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:971-86; quiz 987-90. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Lisfranc arthrodesis
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, LLC, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 21:113-28, vi. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of patients with diabetes mellitus after partial foot amputation and hyperbaric oxygen treatment
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopedics Podiatry Division, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:276-80. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Plantar fibromatosis
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 22:11-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Peroneal tendon pathology
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 22:79-85. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The value of radiographic parameters in the surgical treatment of hallux rigidus
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:184-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of prophylactic intravenous antibiotics in elective foot and ankle surgery
    Thomas Zgonis
    Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery, New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, and Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:97-103. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetic foot infections and antibiotic therapy
    Thomas Zgonis
    The Center for Reconstructive Foot Surgery, 440 New Britain Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 20:655-69. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Plastic surgery reconstruction of the diabetic foot
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:951-66; quiz 967-70. 2008

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint External fixation use in arthrodesis of the foot and ankle
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, LLC, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 21:1-15. 2004
    ..The surgeon should be aware of all the surgical options before the application of an external complex apparatus...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of Charcot neuropathy
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:971-86; quiz 987-90. 2008
    ..Educating the patient is paramount to avoid further complications and subsequent amputations. This article describes the pathophysiology, staging, surgical treatment, and natural course of Charcot neuroarthropathy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lisfranc arthrodesis
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, LLC, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 21:113-28, vi. 2004
    ..This article reviews the anatomy, mechanism of injury, classifications, diagnostic procedures, treatment, and long-term results of a fracture-dislocation to the tarsometatarsal joint complex...
  4. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of patients with diabetes mellitus after partial foot amputation and hyperbaric oxygen treatment
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopedics Podiatry Division, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:276-80. 2005
    ..Patients with a successful postsurgical outcome had a mean of 20 HBO treatments and took 44 days to final outcome, while those with a failed postsurgical outcome had 16 HBO treatments and took 216 days to final outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plantar fibromatosis
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 22:11-8. 2005
    ..This article reviews the history, clinical presentation, pathologic findings, and surgical approaches to the treatment of plantar fibromatosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Peroneal tendon pathology
    Thomas Zgonis
    Connecticut Reconstructive Foot Surgeons, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 22:79-85. 2005
    ..This article reviews the pathophysiology, diagnostic imaging, and current surgical techniques for the repair of peroneal tendons...
  7. ncbi request reprint The value of radiographic parameters in the surgical treatment of hallux rigidus
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:184-9. 2005
    ..In addition the need to surgically correct a long first metatarsal should be further evaluated...
  8. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of prophylactic intravenous antibiotics in elective foot and ankle surgery
    Thomas Zgonis
    Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery, New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, and Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:97-103. 2004
    ..001) but not postoperative wound infection or complication (P >.01). The results suggest that prophylactic intravenous antibiotic use in routine elective foot and ankle surgery is not warranted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diabetic foot infections and antibiotic therapy
    Thomas Zgonis
    The Center for Reconstructive Foot Surgery, 440 New Britain Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 20:655-69. 2003
    ..Aggressive surgical debridement and appropriate and adequate antibiotic therapy are necessary to successfully treat severe foot infections and permit faster recovery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Plastic surgery reconstruction of the diabetic foot
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:951-66; quiz 967-70. 2008
    ..This article emphasizes the appropriate timing and staging of surgery, discusses the most common plastic surgery techniques, and underscores the importance of a team approach in the management of diabetic foot wounds...
  11. doi request reprint Surgical management of diabetic foot and ankle infections
    Claire M Capobianco
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 3:223-30. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Diabetic Lisfranc fracture-dislocations and Charcot neuroarthropathy
    Bradley A Levitt
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 30:257-63. 2013
    ..Failure to initiate treatment in the early stages of acute diabetic neuropathic Lisfranc injuries can predispose the patient to midfoot instability, potential ulceration, infection, and Charcot neuroarthropathy...
  13. doi request reprint Abductor hallucis muscle flap and staged medial column arthrodesis for the chronic ulcerated charcot foot with concomitant osteomyelitis
    Claire M Capobianco
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 3:269-73. 2010
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Split-thickness skin grafts for closure of diabetic foot and ankle wounds: a retrospective review of 83 patients
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 3:231-40. 2010
    ..009). This study demonstrates that application of split-thickness skin grafts with an appropriate postoperative regimen is a beneficial procedure to achieve foot and ankle wound closure in diabetic patients...
  15. doi request reprint Primary subtalar joint arthrodesis with internal and external fixation for the repair of a diabetic comminuted calcaneal fracture
    Zacharia Facaros
    Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 28:203-9. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint A case report of a double advancement flap closure combined with an Ilizarov technique for the chronic plantar forefoot ulceration
    Ronald Belczyk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 8:31-6. 2009
    ..Primary closure and skin grafting may not be suitable for the weight-bearing surfaces of the plantar forefoot area, and closure may then be obtained by other means of plastic surgery techniques...
  17. doi request reprint Innovative techniques in preventing and salvaging neurovascular pedicle flaps in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 1:97-104. 2008
    ..In addition, the use of hydrosurgery as an innovative technique offers the surgeon another option if faced with pedicle flap necrosis...
  18. doi request reprint An overview of bone grafting techniques for the diabetic Charcot foot and ankle
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:589-95. 2012
    ..This article provides an overview of available bone grafting methods in conjunction with a review of the literature on these techniques as they pertain to diabetic Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction...
  19. doi request reprint Subtalar joint arthrodesis, ankle arthrodiastasis, and talar dome resurfacing with the use of a collagen-glycosaminoglycan monolayer
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:327-33. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of diabetic foot infections and amputations
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:935-46; quiz 947-50. 2008
    ..Critical limb ischemia, neuropathy, and an immunocompromised host, which often are associated with diabetic foot infections, complicate treatment and are associated with a poorer prognosis...
  21. doi request reprint Primary arthrodesis and sural artery flap coverage for subtalar joint osteomyelitis in a diabetic patient
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 28:421-7, ix. 2011
    ..This article reviews the overall management of subtalar joint osteomyelitis with a case report showing primary arthrodesis with external fixation and soft tissue coverage with a reverse sural artery neurofasciocutaneous flap...
  22. doi request reprint External fixation for surgical off-loading of diabetic soft tissue reconstruction
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 28:211-6. 2011
    ..A review and case report demonstrating the use of these flaps with external fixation as an adjunctive therapy for surgical off-loading is presented...
  23. doi request reprint Pinch graft harvesting technique for surgical closure of the diabetic foot
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:585-8. 2012
    ..Pinch grafting provides an alternate method that can provide durable closure for soft tissue loss in the diabetic foot. An overview of this technique and its indications for diabetic foot wounds is presented...
  24. doi request reprint Ankle arthrodiastasis and interpositional ankle exostectomy
    Bryan A Sagray
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:501-7. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Versatility of intrinsic muscle flaps for the diabetic Charcot foot
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:323-6, ix. 2012
    ..Muscle flaps incorporate the muscle, associated nerve, and vascular pedicles during transposition. This article covers their unique properties for soft tissue coverage in the diabetic Charcot foot...
  26. doi request reprint Surgical soft tissue closure of severe diabetic foot infections: a combination of biologics, negative pressure wound therapy, and skin grafting
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:143-6. 2012
    ..Although the success of these therapies is enticing, their use should be based on careful patient selection in a multidisciplinary setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of circular external fixation for combined subtalar joint fusion and ankle distraction
    Thomas Zgonis
    Podiatry Division, Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 25:745-53, xi. 2008
    ..The authors are currently prospectively reviewing their surgical experience with this procedure and believe that it provides an alternative option for the patient, with potentially promising long-term results...
  28. ncbi request reprint Advanced plastic surgery techniques for soft tissue coverage of the diabetic foot
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 24:547-68, x. 2007
    ..Emphasis is placed on the techniques necessary to perform these procedures and the surgical thought process involved in closing diabetic foot wounds...
  29. doi request reprint Pan-metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis for the severe rheumatoid forefoot deformity
    Luke C Jeffries
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MCS 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:149-57. 2009
    ..The goal of this article is to provide the treating physician with another alternative and safe surgical approach when dealing with the painful rheumatoid forefoot deformity...
  30. doi request reprint A simple adjunct to a plantar local random flap for submetatarsal ulcers
    Claire M Capobianco
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:167-72. 2010
    ..The authors describe a technique of adjunctive temporary stabilization of the affected metatarsophalangeal joint to maximize the likelihood of ultimate flap survival...
  31. doi request reprint Soft tissue reconstruction pyramid in the diabetic foot
    Claire M Capobianco
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 3:241-8. 2010
    ..The options for soft tissue coverage and the logical progression of application of these techniques in the diabetic foot will be described...
  32. ncbi request reprint Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction: current thinking and surgical approaches
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 24:505-17, ix. 2007
    ..A step-by-step guide through the authors' preferred technique for these difficult limb salvage cases is presented in detail...
  33. doi request reprint A case report of a simultaneous local osteochondral autografting and ankle arthrodiastasis for the treatment of a talar dome defect
    Ronald Belczyk
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MCS 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:335-42. 2009
    ..This report describes a unique technique for the treatment of large talar osteochondral lesions using a local osteochondral autograft combined with an ankle arthrodiastasis...
  34. doi request reprint Concomitant acute osteomyelitis and squamous cell carcinoma of the foot: a case report
    Sean Kersh
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:635-41. 2010
    ..This article presents such a case that demonstrates the importance of early recognition with appropriate management for limb salvage and successful oncologic outcome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes and comorbidities on split-thickness skin grafts for foot wounds
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 103:223-32. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether this procedure is reliable for all diabetic patients, with or without comorbidities of diabetes, including cardiovascular disease, neuropathy, retinopathy, and nephropathy...
  36. doi request reprint Diabetic calcaneal fractures
    Bryan A Sagray
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 30:111-8. 2013
    ..This article reviews the overall management of diabetic calcaneal fractures, complications, and outcomes...
  37. doi request reprint First metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodiastasis and biologic resurfacing with external fixation: a case report
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:137-41. 2012
    ..This case report details an alternative surgical approach to address hallux rigidus and associated hallux valgus deformity through a combination of joint debridement, resurfacing, and arthrodiastasis...
  38. doi request reprint Recurrent acute compartment syndrome of the foot following a calcaneal fracture repair
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive MSC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:469-74. 2010
    ..This article describes a rare case demonstrating a recurrence of acute compartment syndrome within days of initial fasciotomies and surgical repair of a comminuted calcaneal fracture...
  39. doi request reprint An overview of autologous skin grafts and advanced biologics for the diabetic foot
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:435-41. 2012
    ..This article reviews these surgical modalities by presenting indications for every option and clinical scenario that may benefit from their combined use...
  40. doi request reprint A stepwise approach to the surgical management of severe diabetic foot infections
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopedics Podiatry Division and the Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship, University of Texas HealthScience Center, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 1:46-53. 2008
    ..The authors discuss their stepwise surgical approach to reduce the mortality, morbidity, psychological distress, and length of hospitalization associated with life- or limb-threatening diabetic foot infections...
  41. ncbi request reprint Lisfranc fracture-dislocations: current treatment and new surgical approaches
    Thomas Zgonis
    Podiatry Division, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7773 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:303-22, vi. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of a muscle flap and a split-thickness skin graft for a calcaneal osteomyelitis after an open reduction and internal fixation
    Thomas Zgonis
    Podiatry Division, Department of Orthopedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98:139-42. 2008
    ..This muscle flap provides an easy, reliable, and quick method to cover open wounds at the lateral aspect of the foot and ankle...
  43. ncbi request reprint Synovial sarcoma of the foot: a case report
    Roger Racz
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 100:216-9. 2010
    ..After orthopedic oncologic evaluation and workup, the patient was ultimately treated with a transtibial amputation, and no evidence of recurrence or metastatic disease was seen at 6-month follow-up...
  44. doi request reprint Antibiotic-loaded cement beads for Charcot ankle osteomyelitis
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Foot Ankle Spec 3:274-7. 2010
    ..The authors present an overview of this adjunctive treatment modality and present a case report using antibiotic-loaded cement beads in staged reconstruction for Charcot ankle osteomyelitis...
  45. ncbi request reprint The use of Ilizarov technique and other types of external fixation for the treatment of intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Thomas Zgonis
    Division of Podiatry, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7773 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:343-53, vi-vii. 2006
    ..For these reasons, closed treatment techniques using minimally invasive reduction procedures with application of ring-type fine-wire external fixation have recently gained popularity...
  46. doi request reprint Plantar foot donor site as a harvest of a split-thickness skin graft
    Ronald Belczyk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:493-7, Table of Conntents. 2009
    ..The authors do not recommend this technique for all soft tissue wounds of the toes and plantar aspect of the foot but believe it is a viable option for selected small diabetic foot wounds that may benefit from a STSG...
  47. ncbi request reprint Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome: a case report
    Michael R Langlois
    Orthopaedics Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 100:299-303. 2010
    ..This case report reviews a rare adverse reaction to a commonly prescribed antibiotic drug used in podiatric medical practice for the management of diabetic foot infections...
  48. ncbi request reprint Alternatives to ankle implant arthroplasty for posttraumatic ankle arthrosis
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:745-58, vii. 2006
    ..This article reviews the literature and presents an in-depth surgical technique for each procedure. The article also describes how to prevent and address the most common complications...
  49. ncbi request reprint Interpositional free tendon graft for lesser metatarsophalangeal joint arthropathy
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:490-2. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing fasciitis in a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    David M Kanuck
    Center for Reconstructive Foot Surgery, PC, Plainville, CT, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 96:67-72. 2006
    ..Aggressive surgical debridement, comprehensive medical management of the sepsis and comorbidities, and timely closure of the resultant wound or wounds are essential for a successful outcome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue reconstruction of the diabetic foot
    Gary Peter Jolly
    New Britain General Hospital, 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CT 06050, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 20:757-81. 2003
    ..When developing a team to treat chronic diabetic wounds, a reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon trained in these techniques is an appropriate addition to the team...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pathologic conditions of the heel: tumors and arthritides
    Patrick R Burns
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, South Side, 2000 Mary Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 22:115-36, vii-viii. 2005
    ..This article describes pathologic conditions of the heel, concentrating on tumors and arthritides...
  53. doi request reprint Combined distraction osteogenesis and Papineau technique for an open fracture management of the distal lower extremity
    Vasilios D Polyzois
    4th Department of Orthopaedics, KAT General Hospital, 2 Nikis Street, 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 27:463-7. 2010
    ..This article presents a case report of an open distal tibial fracture managed by a simultaneous distraction osteogenesis and Papineau technique with a long term follow-up and literature review...
  54. ncbi request reprint Closure of major diabetic foot wounds and defects with external fixation
    Ali Oznur
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Guven Hospital, Block A Simsek Sokak No 29, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 24:519-28, ix. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Pediatric fractures of the foot and ankle
    Vasilios D Polyzois
    Department of Orthopaedic Traumatology, KAT Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:241-55, v. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Current concepts and techniques in posttraumatic arthritis
    Vasilios D Polyzois
    KAT Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, 14561, Kifisia, Athens, Greece
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:455-65, viii. 2006
    ..The traumatic event as such and the resulting pathomechanical consequences require new ways of evaluation...
  57. doi request reprint Bone growth stimulation for foot and ankle nonunions
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:607-18. 2009
    ..This article provides an overview of electrical bone stimulation for nonunions in the foot and ankle...
  58. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue reconstruction of the foot with a reverse flow sural artery neurofasciocutaneous flap
    Gary Peter Jolly
    American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 21 Woodland Street, Suite 221, Hartford, CA 06105, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:44-9. 2004
    ..The mean time to return to shoe was 90.2 days. The average healing time of all seven patients was 3.3 months. Based on these results and other documented successes, the procedure can be considered a viable treatment alternative...
  59. ncbi request reprint External fixation in the management of Charcot neuroarthropathy
    Gary Peter Jolly
    The Center for Reconstructive Foot Surgery, 440 New Britain Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 20:741-56. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint A systematic approach to diabetic foot infections
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Adv Ther 22:244-62. 2005
    ..Aggressive (and sometimes repeated or staged) surgical intervention and appropriate antibiotic therapy can reduce the likelihood of a major amputation and the duration of hospitalization...
  61. doi request reprint Complications and revisional hallux valgus surgery
    Ronald Belczyk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:475-84, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..In this article, the authors discuss common diagnostic and treatment dilemmas when dealing with recurrent hallux valgus, hallux varus, malunion, and avascular necrosis following bunion surgery...
  62. doi request reprint An overview of negative pressure wound therapy for the lower extremity
    Claire M Capobianco
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:619-31. 2009
    ..This article reviews the background, currently understood mechanisms of action, applications, contraindications, reported complications, advantages, criticisms, and techniques in the lower extremity...
  63. doi request reprint Cutaneous non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the foot: a rare case report
    Crystal L Ramanujam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:581-4. 2009
    ..We present a case involving a primary cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma of the foot, and highlight the clinical recognition and treatment of this condition. Level of Clinical Evidence: 4...
  64. ncbi request reprint Neurogenic heel pain
    Gary Peter Jolly
    The Center for Reconstructive Foot Surgery, 440 New Britain Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 22:101-13, vii. 2005
    ..With this approach, it should become easier for the physician to distinguish between neurogenic and inflammatory heel pain and to devise a more direct plan for definitive treatment...
  65. ncbi request reprint A case report of malignant melanoma of the great toe
    Crystal Ramanujam
    Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:225-9. 2009
    ..In this report, we describe an invasive case of melanoma of the hallux that was misdiagnosed as a chronic ingrown and infected nail. Level of Clinical Evidence: 4...
  66. pmc Charcot foot reconstruction with combined internal and external fixation: case report
    Claire M Capobianco
    Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:7. 2010
    ..We review the current literature on surgical reconstruction of Charcot neuroarthropathy and present a case report of foot reconstruction with combined internal and external fixation methods...
  67. ncbi request reprint Postoperative shoe modifications for weightbearing with the Ilizarov External Fixation System
    Thomas S Roukis
    Weil Foot and Ankle Institute, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:433-5. 2004
  68. doi request reprint Treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures with triangular tube-to-bar external fixation: long-term clinical follow-up and radiographic analysis
    Thomas S Roukis
    Limb Preservation Service, Vascular Endovascular Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 25:285-99, vii-viii. 2008
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Circular external fixation for the midshaft and distal tibial fractures: a report on healing times
    Luis E Marin
    Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, FL 33016, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 25:277-84, vii. 2008
    ..Further studies with outcome scores, complications, and long-term outcomes are necessary for circular external fixation in the treatment of tibial fractures...
  70. ncbi request reprint The surgical management of high- and low-energy tibial plafond fractures: A combination of internal and external fixation devices
    Luis E Marin
    Palmetto General Hospital, 2001 W 68th Street, Hialeah, FL 33016, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:423-44, vii. 2006
    ..This article discusses the mechanism of injury, classifications and historical means of treating these fractures, the authors' approach to treating low- and high-energy pilon fractures, prognosis, and complications...
  71. ncbi request reprint The management of acute Charcot fracture-dislocations with the Taylor's spatial external fixation system
    Thomas S Roukis
    Department of Vascular Surgery MCHJ SOP Madigan Army Medical Center 9040 A Fitzsimmons Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:467-83, viii. 2006
    ..A detailed, step-by-step, guide through the foot-specific Taylor spatial external fixation system is provided. Finally, the authors' preferred technique for these difficult limb salvage cases is presented in detail...
  72. ncbi request reprint Utilizing a crossover reverse sural artery flap for soft tissue reconstruction of the plantar forefoot after a severe degloving injury
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78229, USA
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 6:114-9. 2007
    ..The authors report a case of a crossover reverse sural artery flap for soft tissue coverage to the plantar aspect of the forefoot after a high-energy-induced degloving injury...
  73. ncbi request reprint A simple technique for performing percutaneous fixation of fifth metatarsal base fractures
    Thomas S Roukis
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 97:244-5. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in delayed bone union and non-union
    Vasilios D Polyzois
    KAT Hospital, 2 Nikis Str, 14561, Kifisia, Athens, Greece
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:445-53, viii. 2006
    ..Healing of a fracture is a continuous process that involves various types of histologic regeneration at different sites. This article describes current approaches to managing delayed union and non-union of fracture...
  75. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive "pinless" external fixation for foot and ankle reconstruction
    Thomas S Roukis
    Limb Preservation Service, Department of Vascular Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash 98431, USA
    Orthopedics 29:209-12. 2006
    ..The minimally invasive "pinless" external fixation device provides soft-tissue immobilization and osseous stabilization while limiting the potential for contiguous spread of bacterial infection...
  76. ncbi request reprint Modifications of the great toe fibular flap for diabetic forefoot and toe reconstruction
    Thomas S Roukis
    Weil Foot and Ankle Institute, 1455 E Golf Road, Suite 110, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:30-2, 34, 36 passim. 2005
    ..Long-term outcomes studies involving these toe reconstruction techniques are needed to fully evaluate their success in preventing recurrent toe deformity and forefoot ulceration...
  77. ncbi request reprint Use of the Cobb procedure in the treatment of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
    Babak Baravarian
    Department of Surgery, Division of Podiatric Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 460, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 19:371-89. 2002
    ..Ultimately, the goals of the surgical procedure are to alleviate the patient's symptoms and pain, restore a normal foot alignment, and limit the loss of foot and ankle function without causing any complications...
  78. ncbi request reprint Diabetic foot disorders. A clinical practice guideline (2006 revision)
    Robert G Frykberg
    Podiatric Surgery, Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85012, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 45:S1-66. 2006
    ..If these concepts are embraced and incorporated into patient management protocols, a major reduction in diabetic limb amputations is certainly an attainable goal...