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Research

Our doctors are clinical researchers trying to find even better treatments to heal wounds. We've completed over 40 research studies and our specialists have authored over 150 books, book chapters, or papers on the treatment of wounds or wound-related conditions. Selected publications are listed here with links when available.

  1. Rogers LC, Frykberg RG, Sanders LJ. Chapter: “The diabetic Charcot foot: Recognition, evaluation, and management,” in the book Lavery and Armstrong’s Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot, 2015
  2. Shum K, Vincenti R, Suzuki K. “Hydroxyurea-Associated Lower Extremity Ulcers” in The Journal of Lower Limb Medicine Extremitas, 2014
  3. Shum K, Rogers, LC. “Amniotic membrane: Does it have promise to heal diabetic foot ulcers?” in Podiatry Today, 2013
  4. Belczyk R. Andros G., Rogers LC. Chapter: “The Diabetic Foot,” in the book Moore’s Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 2013
  5. Rogers LC, Frykberg RG. “The Charcot Foot” in Medical Clinics of North America 2013
  6. Shum K, Suzuki K. “Emerging Insights on Negative Pressure Wound Therapy” in Podiatry Today, 2013
  7. Pougatsch D, Belczyk R. “Chronic Wounds in the Diabetic Population with End-Stage Renal Disease” in Podiatry Management, 2013
  8. Chan V, Pougatsch D, Belczyk R. “Current Insights On Treating Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes” in Podiatry Today, 2013
  9. Belczyk R, Pougatsch D, Sung W, Rogers L. “A case report for treatment of osteomyelitis of the great toe in a patient with diabetes using the extended reverse flow extensor digitorum brevis muscle flap” in the Journal of Diabetic Foot Complications 2013
  10. Shum K, Belczyk R, Rogers LC, Andros G, Lee L. “Can great toe pedicle flaps have an impact for complicated DFUs?” in Podiatry Today, 2012
  11. Pougatsch DA, Shum KC. “Considerations of ORIF for foot fractures in the diabetic neuropathic population” in Podiatry Management, 2012
  12. Frykberg RG, Rogers LC. Chapter: “The Charcot Foot” in the book Veves’s The Diabetic Foot, 2011
  13. Bevilacqua NJ, Rogers LC, Andros G. Chapter: “Transmetatarsal amputation of forefoot and toes and transphalangeal amputation of toes” in the book Chaikof and Cambria’s Atlas of Vascular Surgery, 2011
  14. Rogers LC. “Managing Charcot foot in diabetes” in Physician’s Weekly, 2011
  15. Rogers LC, Frykberg RG, Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, et al. “The Charcot foot in diabetes” in Diabetes Care 2011
  16. Belczyk RJ, Rogers LC, Andros G, Wukich DK, Burns PR. “External fixation techniques for plastic and reconstructive surgery of the diabetic foot” in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 2011
  17. Armstrong DG, Giovinco N, Mills JL, Rogers LC. “FaceTime for physicians: Using real time mobile phone-based videoconferencing to augment diagnosis and care in telemedicine” in Eplasty 2011
  18. Pougatsch D, Belczyk R, Rogers L, Andros G. “Considerations for Revascularization in Patients with Diabetes” in Podiatry Management, 2011
  19. Belczyk R, Rogers L, Andros G. “Can the Medial Plantar Artery Flap Be Beneficial for Diabetic Heel Ulcers?” in Podiatry Today, 2011
  20. Belczyk R, Rogers L, Andros G. “Proximally Based Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle Flap for Plantar Heel Ulcers” in Podiatry Management, 2010
  21. Rogers LC, Andros G, Caporusso J, Harkless LB, Mills J, Armstrong DG. “Toe and flow: Essential components and structure of the amputation prevention team” in the Journal of Vascular Surgery 2010
  22. Belczyk R, Ramanujam CL. “Combined Midfoot Arthrodesis, Muscle Flap Coverage, and Circular External Fixation for the Chronic Ulcerated Charcot Deformity” in the Foot and Ankle Specialist, 2010
  23. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ. “Organized programs reduce lower extremity amputations” in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2010
  24. Najafi B, Crews R, Wrobel J, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. “Can we predict outcome of surgical reconstruction of Charcot neuroarthropathy by dynamic plantar pressure assessment? A proof of concept study.” Gait & Posture 2010
  25. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ. “Human digit partially consumed by a canine during sleep in a patient with diabetes and neuropathy” in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2011
  26. Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. Chapter: “Podiatry Care,” in the book Cronenwett and Johnston’s Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery, 7th, 2010
  27. Sanders LJ, Rogers LC, Frykberg RG. Chapter: “The diabetic Charcot foot: Recognition, evaluation, and management,” in the book  Armstrong and Lavery’s Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot, 2010
  28. Frykberg RG, Rogers, LC. “Emerging evidence on advanced care for diabetic foot ulcerations,” in Podiatry Today, 2010
  29. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Armstrong DG, Andros G. “Digital planimetry results in more accurate wound measurements: a comparison to standard ruler measurements” in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2010
  30. Bevilacqua NJ, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. Chapter: “Pedal Amputations in Diabetes,” in the book Saxena’s International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2010
  31. Frykberg RG, Rogers LC. Chapter: “Classification of the Charcot foot” in the book Frykberg’s The Diabetic Charcot Foot: Principles and Management, 2010
  32. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Armstrong DG. Chapter: “MRSA in the Diabetic Foot,” in the book Weigelt’s MRSA Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, 2010
  33. Rogers LC, Malik RA. Chapter: “Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy,” in the book Lavery, Peters, and Bush’s High Risk Diabetic Foot, 2010
  34. Wukich DK, Belczyk RJ. Chapter: “Silent Neuropathic Bone Injuries and Dislocations - Stage 0” in the book Frykberg’s The Diabetic Charcot Foot: Principles and Management, 2010
  35. Fitzgerald RH, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. “The wound healing spectrum; a timeline for utilization of advanced technology” in the Journal of Diabetic Foot Complications 2009
  36. Belczyk R, Stapleton JJ, Blume PA, Zgonis T. “Plantar Foot Donor Site as a Harvest of a Split-Thickness Skin Graft” in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2009
  37. Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. “Pregabalin for painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.” Nature Clinical Practice, 2009
  38. Belczyk R, Stapleton JJ, Zgonis, T. “A Case Report of a Double Advancement Flap Closure Combined with an Ilizarov Technique for the Chronic Plantar Forefoot Ulceration” in the International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds, 2009
  39. Jeffries LC, Rodriguez RH, Belczyk R, Zgonis T. Chapter: “Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for the Complicated Diabetic Foot Wounds” in the book Zgonis’s Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle, 2009
  40. Wukich DK, Belczyk RJ, Burns PR, Frykberg RG “Complications Encountered with Circular Ring Fixation in patients with Diabetes Mellitus” in Foot and Ankle International, 2008
  41. Rogers LC, Editor of the book The Charcot foot, 2008
  42. Frykberg RG, Belczyk R. “Epidemiology of the Charcot Foot” in the Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2008
  43. Romanelli M, Vuerstaek JD, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG, Apelqvist J. “Economic burden of hard-to-heal wounds” in the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Position Document: Hard-to-heal wounds
  44. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Armstrong DG. “The use of marrow-derived stem cells to accelerate healing in chronic wounds” in the International Wound Journal, 2008
  45. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ. “The diagnosis of Charcot foot” in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2008
  46. Bevilacqua NJ, Rogers LC. “Surgical reconstruction of midfoot deformities in Charcot foot” in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2008
  47. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ. “Imaging of Charcot foot” in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2008
  48. Bevilacqua NJ, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. “Diabetic foot surgery; classifying patients to predict complications” in Diabetes Metabolism Research and Review, 2008
  49. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, DellaCorte MP, Armstrong DG. “Charcot’s arthropathy in HIV associated neuropathy; a case report” in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2008
  50. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Malik RA, Armstrong DG. Neuropathy in diabetes; Not a knee-jerk diagnosis” in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2008
  51. Rogers LC, Driver VR, Armstrong DG. Chapter: “Risk Assessment in the Diabetic Foot,” in the book Krasner, Sibbald, and Rodeheaver’s Chronic Wound Care, 4th, 2007
  52. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Frykberg RG, Armstrong DG. “Predictors of postoperative complications of Ilizarov external ring fixators in the foot and ankle” in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2007
  53. Rogers LC, Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, Fremont AJ, Malik RA. “Malignant melanoma misdiagnosed as a diabetic foot ulcer” in Diabetes Care, 2007
  54. Bevilacqua NB, Rogers LC, Malik RA, Armstrong DG. “Technique of the sural nerve biopsy” in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2007
  55. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Armstrong DG. Chapter: “MRSA in the Diabetic Foot,” in the book Weigelt’s MRSA Diagnosis and Management, 2007
  56. Wukich DK, Belczyk RJ. “An Introduction to the Taylor Spatial Frame for Foot and Ankle Applications” in Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2006
  57. Belczyk RJ, Wukich DK. “Correction of Rockerbottom Deformity Using the Butt Frame” in Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2006
  58. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Armstrong DG. “Ertapenem for diabetic foot infections” in Drugs of Today, 2006
  59. Rogers LC, Frykberg RG.  “Tetanus prophylaxis for diabetic foot ulcers,” in Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2006

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