The following is a summary of research related to the subspecialty of foot
and ankle surgery that was published or presented between July 2003 and June
2004. The sources of these studies were The Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, and the proceedings of the Winter
and Summer meetings of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
(held on March 13, 2004, in San Francisco, California, and on July 29 through
31, 2004, in Seattle, Washington).