Validation of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Scoring Scales.
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) assembled a task force to develop a scoring scale that could be used by the membership and practitioners-at-large. The original publication that introduced the scale focused primarily on use of the scale and provided only brief background on the development of the health measurement instrument....Read More
Radiographic Union Scoring Scale for Determining Consolidation Rates in the Calcaneus.
The reliable evaluation of osseous consolidation after hindfoot osteotomy can be difficult. Concomitant hindfoot osteotomies often dictate the advancement of weightbearing, and radiographs are the mainstay imaging tool owing to cost, efficiency, and radiation exposure...Read More
Development of a Radiographic Union Score for Determining Osteotomy Union Rates in Long Bones of the Foot.
Determining the status of bone healing after osteotomy can be challenging and has implications ranging from clinical decision-making to standardization of research outcomes without the use of computed tomography....Read More