Publications

2015

 

  1. Grewal GS, Schwenk M, Lee-Eng J, Parvaneh S, Bharara M, Menzies RA, Talal TK, Armstrong DG and Najafi B. Sensor-based interactive balance training with visual joint movement feedback for improving postural stability in diabetic with peripheral neuropathy: A randomized controlled trial. Gerontology, [In Press - DOI:10.1159/000371846].
  2. Toosizadeh, N. , Lei, H., Schwenk, M. †, Sherman S.J., Sternberg, E. Mohler, J., and Najafi, B., Does Integrative Medicine Enhance Balance in Aging Adults? – Proof of Concept for Benefit of Electro-acupuncture Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease. Gerontology, 61 (1), 3-14, 2015
  3. Nima Toosizadeh†, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, “Assessing Upper Extremity Motion: An Innovative Method to Identify Frailty”, Journal of American Geriatric Association (JAGS) – 63 (6), 1181-1186, 2015.
  4. Grewal GS, Baisch R, Lee-Eng J, Wu S, Jarrett B, Humble N and Najafi B. ‘Effect of foot orthoses on postural stability in figure skaters while on ice’ Journal of sport rehabilitation, 2015 (PMID:25710078)
  5. Nima Toosizadeh†, Hong Lei, Jane Mohler, Scott J. Sherman, Saman Parvaneh†, and Bijan Najafi, “Motor Performance Assessment in Parkinson’s Disease: Association between Objective In-Clinic, Objective In-Home, and Subjective/Semi-Objective Measures”, vol.10(4), pp. e0124763, PLOS ONE, 2015, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124763.
  6. Bijan Najafi, Jacqueline Lee-Eng, James Wrobel, Ruben Goebel, “Estimation of Center of Mass Trajectory Using Wearable Sensors during Golf Swing”, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 14 (2), 354, 2015.
  7. Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, Mindy Fain, and Kenneth S. Ramos, ‘Precision Medicine: A Wider Definition’, Journal of American Geriatric Society, [In Press]’
  8. Nima Toosizadeha, Tzu Chuan Yenb, Carol Howec, Michael Dohmd, Jane Mohler, and Bijan Najafi ‘Gait Behaviors as an Objective Surgical Outcome in Low Back Disorders: A Systematic Review’, Volume 30, Issue 6, July 2015, Pages 528–536, Clinical Biomechanics, DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.04.005.
  9. P Plummer, G Grewal, B Najafi, A Ballard, ‘Instructions and skill level influence reliability of dual-task performance in young adults’, 41 (4), 964-967, Gait & Posture, 2015.
  10.  G Thakral, J La Fontaine, P Kim, B Najafi, A Nichols, LA Lavery, ‘Treatment Options for Venous Leg Ulcers: Effectiveness of Vascular Surgery, Bioengineered Tissue, and Electrical Stimulation’, Advances in skin & wound care 28 (4), 164-172, 2015.
  11.  J. S. Wrobel, A. Fleischer, R. T. Crews, B. Jarrett, and B. Najafi, "A Randomized Controlled Trial of Custom Foot Orthoses for the Treatment of Plantar Heel Pain: A Return to Spontaneous Physical Activity," Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 2015 [In Press].
  12. N. Toosizadeh, J. Mohler, C. Wendel, and B. Najafi, "Influences of Frailty Syndrome on Open-Loop and Closed-Loop Postural Control Strategy," Gerontology, vol. 61, pp. 51-60, 2015.
  13. Saman Parvaneh, Carol L. Howe, Nima Toosizadeh, Bahareh Honarvar, Marvin J. Slepian, Mindy Fain, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, ‘Regulation of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Control across Frailty Status: A Systematic Review’, Gerontology, 2015 [In Press]
  14. Nicholas A Giovinco, Steven M Sutton, John D Miller, Timothy M Rankin, Grant W Gonzalez, Bijan Najafi, David G Armstrong, ‘A Passing Glance? Differences in Eye Tracking and Gaze Patterns Between Trainees and Experts Reading Plain Film Bunion Radiographs’, vol. 54(3), pp. 382-391, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

2014

  1. Schwenk M, Grewal GS, Honavar B, Schwenk S, Mohler J, Khalsa DS and Najafi B. Interactive balance training integrating sensor-based visual feedback of movement performance: a randomized controlled pilot study in older adults’. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2014 [Accepted for Publication]
  2. Schwenk M, Zieschang T, Englert S, Grewal GS, Najafi B and Hauer K. ‘Improvements in gait characteristics after intensive resistance and functional training in people with dementia: a randomised controlled trial’. BMC Geriatrics, 2014. 14(1): 73. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2318-14-73
  3. Grewal GS, Bareither ML, Walthers M, Lee-Eng J, Goebel R and Najafi B. “Stance Quantified in Real world scenario: Changes in knee joint kinematic between Shod and Barefoot running. Clinical Research Foot Ankle 2014. 2:143 DOI: 10.4172/2329-910X.1000143
  4. Michael Schwenk, Jane Mohler, Christopher Wendel, Karen D’Huvetter, Mindy Fain, Ruth Taylor-Piliae, and Bijan Najafi, “Wearable Sensor-Based Assessment of Gait, Balance, and PA for Discrimination of Frailty Status: Baseline Results of the Arizona Frailty Cohort Study”, Gerontology (in Press)
  5. Sai Yalla, Ryan Crews, Adam Fleischer, Gurtej Grewal, Jacque Ortiz, Bijan Najafi, “An immediate effect of custom-made ankle foot orthoses on postural stability in older adults”, Clinical Biomechanics, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.10.007, In Press
  6. Nicholas A Giovinco, Steven M Sutton, John D Miller, Timothy M Rankin, Grant W Gonzalez, Bijan Najafi, David G Armstrong, ‘A Passing Glance? Differences in Eye Tracking and Gaze Patterns Between Trainees and Experts Reading Plain Film Bunion Radiographs’, The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2014, In press, doi:10.1053/j.jfas.2014.08.013
  7. Nicholas A Giovinco, John D Miller, Bijan Najafi, David G Armstrong, ‘Open-source simulation of complex surgeries: press print to disrupt’, Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Simulation Multiconference, Article No. 52, 2014
  8. Saman Parvaneh, Sugam Bhatnagar, Robert Poston, Bijan Najafi, ‘Using cadaver simulation to improve communication and economy of movement as evidence of progress with the trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) learning curve’, Proceedings of the 2014 Summer Simulation Multiconference, Article No. 26, 2014
  9. Grewal GS, Bareither ML, Walthers M, Lee-Eng J, Goebel R and Najafi B. ‘Stance Quantified in Real world scenario: Changes in knee joint kinematic between Shod and Barefoot running’. Clinical Research Foot Ankle 2014. 2:143 DOI: 10.4172/2329-910X.1000143.
  10. Wrobel, James; Ammanath, Peethambaran; Le, Tima; Luring, Christopher; Wensman, Jeffrey; Grewal, Gurtej; Najafi, Bijan; Pop-Busui, Rodica, ‘A Novel Shear Reduction Insole Effect on the Thermal Response to Walking Stress, Balance, and Gait’, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, [Accepted for Publication]
  11. Michael Schwenk, Klaus Hauer, Tania Zieschang, Stefan Englert, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, ‘Sensor-derived physical activity parameters can predict future falls in people with dementia’, Gerontology, DOI: 10.1159/000363136. [In Press]
  12. Toosizadeh, N. †, Mohler, J., Wendel, C., Najafi, B., (2014) Influences of Frailty Syndrome on Open-loop and Closed-loop Postural Control Strategy. Gerontology (DOI: 10.1159/000362549). [In Press].
  13. M. Schwenk, I. Dutzi, S. Englert, W. Micol, B. Najafi, J. Mohler, and K. Hauer, "An Intensive Exercise Program Improves Motor Performances in Patients with Dementia: Translational Model of Geriatric Rehabilitation," Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 39, pp. 487-498, 2014.
  14. Parvaneh S., Grewal G., Grewal  E., Menzies R.A., Talal T.K., Armstrong D.G., Sternberg E. and Najafi B., ‘Stressing the Dressing: Assessing Stress During Wound Care in Real-Time Using Wearable Sensors’, Wound Medicine, February 2014, vol. 4, pp 21-26.
  15. Toosizadeh, N., Lei, H., Schwenk, M., Sherman S.J., Sternberg, E. Mohler, J., and Najafi, B., (2014) Does Integrative Medicine Enhance Balance in Aging Adults? – Proof of Concept for Benefit of Electro-acupuncture Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease. Gerontology (DOI: 10.1159/000363442) [In Press]
  16. Toosizadeh, N., Mohler, J., Wendel, C., Najafi, B., (2014) Influences of Frailty Syndrome on Open-loop and Closed-loop Postural Control Strategy. Gerontology (DOI: 10.1159/000362549) [In Press].
  17. J. F. Rose, N. Giovinco, J. L. Mills, B. Najafi, J. Pappalardo, and D. G. Armstrong, "Split-thickness skin grafting the high-risk diabetic foot," Journal of Vascular Surgery, vol. 59, pp. 1657-1663, 2014.
  18. M. Jane Mohler, Mindy Fain, Anne M. Wertheimer, Bijan Najafi and Janko Nikolich-Zugich, ‘The Frailty Syndrome: Clinical Measurements and Basic Underpinnings in Humans and Animals’, Experimental Gerontology, vol. 54, 6-13, 2014.
  19. R. E. Taylor-Piliae, T. M. Hoke, J. T. Hepworth, L. D. Latt, B. Najafi, and B. M. Coull, "Effect of Tai Chi on Physical Function, Fall Rates and Quality of Life Among Older Stroke Survivors," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 95, pp. 816-824, 2014 .American Heart Association’s 2014 CVSN Stroke Article of the Year Award
  20. N. Toosizadeh, M. Bunting, C. Howe, J. Mohler, J. Sprinkle, and B. Najafi, ‘The use of training/intervention and technology for improving driving skills in aging adults’, Gerontology, 2013 ‘ ‘in Press’, DPI: 10.1159/000356766.
  21. B. Najafi, J. Wrobel, J. Burns, ‘Mechanism of orthotic therapy for the painful cavus foot deformity; Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, vol. 7(2), doi:10.1186/1757-1146-7-2, 2014.
  22. N. Toosizadeh, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "A Novel Upper Limb Kinematics Assessment Using Wearable Sensors to Identify Frailty," in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2014, pp. S121-S121.
  23. R. E. Taylor-Piliae, B. Najafi, and B. M. Coull, "Abstract NS18: Objective Fall Risk Detection in Stroke Survivors," Stroke, vol. 45, pp. ANS18-ANS18, 2014.
  24. N. Toosizadeh, M. Bunting, C. Howe, J. Mohler, J. Sprinkle, and B. Najafi, ‘The use of training/intervention and technology for improving driving skills in aging adults’, Gerontology, 60(4), 357-365, 2014.
  25. Hong Lei, Nima Toosizadeh, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Stephen Karp, Saman Parvaneh, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi, ‘Objective Assessment of Electro-acupuncture Benefit for Improving Balance and Gait in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease’, Neurology, Vol 82 (Supp. 10), P.74, 2014.
  26. Nima Toosizadeh, Hong Lei, Michael Schwenk, Scott Sherman, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi, ‘Effectiveness of Electro-Acupuncture Therapy in Improving Gait and Balance in People with Parkinson's Disease’, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Vol. 50, Issue 5, P. 45., 2014.
  27. S Parvaneh, G Grewal, M Schwenk, J Mohler, DG Armstrong, B Najafi, Characterization of Frailty based on Postural Transitions during Activities of Daily Living, Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society, Vol.62, P.122, 2014.
  28. M Schwenk, K Hauer, I Dutzi, J Mohler, B Najafi, Predicting In-hospital Falls in Geriatric Patients with Dementia using one Body-Worn Sensor, Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society, Vol.62, P.146, 2014 .
  29. S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, M. Schwenk, J. Mohler, D. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "Smoothness in Gait Fluctuation in Frail: A Geometric Mapping Technique," in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2014, pp. S122-S123.
  30. S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, R. Menzies, T. Talal, D. Armstrong, E. Sternberg, and B. Najafi, "Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How Stressed are Patients During Clinical Visits?," The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 20, pp. A149-A149, 2014.
  31. G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, J. Lee-Eng, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Frailty Identification: Is Complete Timed Up and Go Test Necessary?," in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2014, pp. S214-S214

2013

  1. C. Kelly, A. Fleischer, S. Yalla, G. S. Grewal, R. Albright, D. Berns†, R. Crews, and B. Najafi, "Fear of falling is prevalent in older adults with diabetes mellitus but is unrelated to level of neuropathy," J Am Podiatr Med Assoc, vol. 103, pp. 480-8, Nov-Dec 2013
  2. Najafi B., de Burin E.D., N. Reeves, Armstrong DG, Menz, H.B., ‘The Role of Podiatry in the Prevention of Falls in Older People’, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol 103, No 6, Nov. 2013, ‘In press’.
  3. Klenk J, Chiari L, Helbostad JL, Zijlstra W, Aminian K, Todd C, Bandinelli S, Kerse N, Schwickert L, Mellone S, Bagalá F, Delbaere K, Hauer K, Redmond SJ, Robinovitch S, Aziz O, Schwenk M, Zecevic A, Zieschang T, Becker C, for the FARSEEING Consortium and the FARSEEING Meta-Database Consensus Group. Development of a standard fall data format for signals from body-worn sensors: the FARSEEING consensus. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie 2013 [accepted for publication]
  4. Grewal G., Bharara M., Menzies R., Talal K.T., Armstrong, D.G., and Najafi B., ‘Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Gait: Does Footwear Modify This Association? ‘, J Diabetes Sci Technol 2013;7(5):1138–1146.
  5. Thakral G., LaFontaine J., Najafi, B., Talal, T.K., Kim, P., and Lavery A.L., ‘Electrical stimulation to accelerate wound healing’, Diabetic Foot & Ankle eISSN 2000-625X, 2013, 4: 22081.
  6. Najafi B., Armstrong D.G., Mohler J., ‘Novel Wearable Technology for Assessing Spontaneous Daily Physical Activity and Risk of Falling in Older Adults with Diabetes’, J Diabetes Sci Technol 2013;7(5):1147–1160.
  7. Schwenk M. †, Howe C., Saleh A., Mohler J., Grewal G., Armstrong D., Najafi B., ‘Frailty and Technology: A Systematic Review of Gait Analysis in Those with Frailty’, Gerontology, Gerontology, 60 (1): 79-89, 2014
  8. Yalla SV, Ortiz J, Crews RT, Najafi B, ‘Balance improvement in older adults using customised ankle foot orthoses’, Footwear Science 5 (sup1), S119-S120.
  9. Grewal G, Walthers M, Lee-Eng J, Bareither M Lou, Najafi B‘Benefit of footwear in knee joint stabilisation during overground running’, Footwear Science 5 (sup1), S130-S131
  10. Baisch R, Grewal G, Wu S, Jarrett B, Humble N, Najafi B. ‘Objective assessment of custom-made orthoses benefit in improving balance among figure ice-skaters. ‘Footwear Science. 2013; 5(sup1):S126-S127
  11. Najafi B, Wrobel JS, Burns J. ‘Biomechanical predictors of effective orthotic therapy for painful pes cavus.’ Footwear Science. 2013;5(sup1):S104-S105
  12. Thakral G., Kim, P.J., LaFontaine J., Menzies R., Najafi B., Lavery L.A., ‘Electrical stimulation as an adjunctive treatment of painful and sensory diabetic neuropathy’, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 2013; 7(5):1202-1209
  13. Najafi B., Khan T., Fleischer A., Wrobel J., ‘The impact of footwear and walking distance on gait stability in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy’, J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2013 May-Jun;103(3):165-73.
  14. Neil D Reeves, Bijan Najafi, Ryan T Crews, Frank L Bowling, ‘Aging and Type 2 Diabetes: Consequences for Motor Control, Musculoskeletal Function, and Whole-Body Movement’, Journal of Aging Research, 2013.
  15. Michael Schwenk, Elise DeHaven Jordan†, Bahareh Honarvararaghi†, Jane Mohler, David Armstrong, and Bijan Najafi, ‘Effectiveness of Foot and Ankle Exercise Programs on Reducing the Risk of Falling in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials’, J Am Podiatr Med Assoc (JAPMA), 2013, [Accepted for Publication].
  16. Gurtej Grewal, Rashad Sayeed, Michael Schwenk, Manish Bharara, Robert Menzies, Talal K. Talal, David Armstrong,  and Bijan Najafi, ’Balance Rehabilitation – Promoting the Role of Virtual Reality in Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, J Am Podiatr Med Assoc (JAPMA), 2013, [Accepted for Publication]
  17. Saba Sadra, Adam Fleischer, Erin Klein, Gurtej Grewal, Jessica Knight, Lowell Scott Weil Sr., Lowell Weil Jr., and Bijan Najafi, ‘Hallux valgus surgery may produce early improvements in balance control:    Results of a cross-sectional pilot study’, J Am Podiatr Med Assoc (JAPMA), 2013, [Accepted for Publication]
  18. Carolyn Kelly , Sai Yalla , Gurtej Grewal , Rachel Albright , Dana Berns , Ryan Crews , Bijan Najafi, ‘Fear of Falling is Prevalent among Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus but Unrelated to Level of Neuropathy’. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc (JAPMA), 2013, [Accepted for Publication]
  19. Bijan Najafi, Ryan T. Crews, James S. Wrobel, ‘A Novel Plantar Stimulation Technology For Improving Protective Sensation and Postural Control In Patients With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy – A Double-Blinded, Randomized Study’, Gerontology, 2013, [Accepted for Publication]
  20. DUTZI, I., SCHWENK, M., MICOL, W. & HAUER, K. 2013. [Patients with dementia as a secondary diagnosis : Care in geriatric inpatient rehabilitation.]. Z Gerontol Geriatr.
  21. Zieschang T, Schwenk M, Oster P, Hauer K (2013). Sustainability of Motor Training Effects in Older People with Dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 34, 191-202.
  22. Isaac AL, Rose J, Armstrong, DG, “Use of a non-electrically powered topical negative pressure device as a bolster for skin grafting”, Plastic Reconstr Surg-GO, 2013, In Press
  23. Perry D, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “Early Experience with fluorescent Indocyanine Green Angiography to predict healing of complex diabetic foot wounds”, Wound Med, 2013, In Press
  24. Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “The Concept and Proposed Definition of  “Wound Simplification”, Wound Med, 2013, In Press
  25. Mills, JL, Conte MC, Armstrong DG, Pomposelli FB, Schanzer A, Sidawy AN, Andros G, “The Society of Vasulcar Surgery Lower Extremity Threatened Limb Classification System: Risk stratification based on Wound, Ischemia and foot Infection (WIfI)”, J Vasc Surg, 2013, In Press
  26. Barshes, NR, Sigireddi M, Wrobel JS, Mahankali A, Robbins JM, Kougias P, Armstrong DG, “The system of care for the diabetic foot: objectives, outcomes, and opportunities”, Diab Foot Ankle, 4:21847, 2013
  27. Faroqi L, Mills JL, Rogers LC, Lepow B, Armstrong DG, “Use of an Incision Line Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Technique to Protect High-Risk Diabetic Foot Wounds, Postoperatively”, J Diabetic Foot Compl, 5:44-47, 2013
  28. Najafi B, Reeves N, Armstrong DG, Menz H, “Consequences of footwear and footcare on falls and fall prevention”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn, 2013, In Press
  29. Fujii M, Armstrong DG, Terashi H, “Efficacy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Diagnosing Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis”, J Foot Ankle Surg, 52:717-723, 2013
  30. Wukich DK, Armstrong DG, Attinger CA, Boulton AJM, Burns PR, Frykberg RG, Hellman R, Kim PJ, Lipsky BA, Pile JC, Pinzur MS, Siminerio L, “Inpatient management of diabetic foot disorders: a consensus report”, Diabetes Care, 36:2862-2871, 2013
  31. Armstrong DG, Chadwick P, McCardle J, Edmonds M, Cundell J, Taylor R, Lazaro-Martinez J, Botros M, Lipsky B, Hummel M, Apelqvist J, “Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Wound Management Best Practice”, Wounds International, 2013, In Press
  32. Armstrong DG, Mills JL, “Juggling Risk to Reduce Amputations: The Three-Ring Circus of Infection, Ischemia and Tissue Loss Dominant Conditions”, Wound Med, 1:13-14, 2013
  33. Armstrong DG, “Treating the absence of pain while keeping people moving: worth a life’s work”, Diabetic Management, 3:1-5, 2013
  34. Armstrong DG, Isaac A, Bevilacqua NC, Wu SC. “Offloading Foot Wounds in People with Diabetes”, Wounds, 2013, In Press
  35. Lipsky BA, Berendt AR, Cornia PB, Pile JC, Peters EJ, Armstrong DG, Deery HG, Embil JM, Joseph WS, Karchmer AW, Pinzur MS, Senneville E, “2012 infectious Diseases Society of America clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn, 103:2-7, 2013
  36. Pappalardo J, Plemmons B, Armstrong DG, “Wound Healing Simplification: A Vertical and Horizontal Philosophy Illustrated, J Wound Technol, 19:38-40, 2013
  37. Armstrong DG, Kanda V, Mills, JL, Lavery LA, Marston W, Boulton AJM, “Commentary - Mind the Gap: The Disparity Between Research Funding and Costs of Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers”, Diabetes Care, 2013; 36:1815-17
  38. Alavi A. Sibbald RG.Mayer D, Goodman L,Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo KY, Boeni T, Ayello EA , Kirsner RS. “Part  I: The pathophysiology and prevention of Diabetic foot ulcers”.Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2013. In Press
  39. Alavi A. Sibbald RG.Mayer D, Goodman L,Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo KY, Boeni T, Ayello EA , Kirsner RS. “Part  I: The management of Diabetic foot ulcers”.Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2013. In Press

2012

  1. Schwenk, M. Gogulla, S. Englert, S. Czempik, A. Hauer (2012). Test-retest reliability and minimal detectable change of repeated sit-to-stand analysis using one body fixed sensor in geriatric patients. Physiol Meas 33:1-16.
  2. Zieschang T, Hauer K, Schwenk M. Physical exercise in patients with dementia. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2012 Aug;137(31-32):1552-5.
  3. J. S. Wrobel, S. Marclay and B. Najafi, ‘Golfing skill level postural control differences: A brief report’, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (2012) 11, 000-000, 2012, [Epub ahead of print]
  4. B. Najafi, JS. Wrobel, G.G Grewal, RA Menzies, TK Talal, M. Zirie, DG. Armstrong, ‘Plantar Temperature Response to Walking in Diabetes with and without Acute Charcot: The Charcot Activity Response Test’, Journal of Aging Research, Volume 2012, Article ID 140968, 5 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/140968.
  5. B. Najafi, M Bharara, TK. Talal, DG Armstrong, Advances in balance assessment and balance training for diabetes’, Diabetes Management, 2012, 2(4), [Epub ahead of print].
  6. G. Grewal, R Sayeed, S. Yaschek, RA Menzies, TK Talal, DG Armstrong, B. Najafi, ‘Virtualizing the Assessment: A Novel Pragmatic Paradigm to Evaluate Lower Extremity Joint Perception in Diabetes’, 2012; 58:463-471.
  7. Wu SC, Crews RT, Najafi B, Slone-Rivera N, Minder JL, Andersen CA, ‘Safety and Efficacy of Mild Compression (18-25 mm Hg) Therapy in Patients with Diabetes and Lower Extremity Edema’, J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2012 May 1;6(3):641-7.
  8. Lavery LA, Lavery DE, Lavery DC, Lafontaine J, Bharara M, Najafi B, ‘Accuracy and durability of Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments: What is the useful service life?’, Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 May 2. [Epub ahead of print].
  9. Najafi B, Barnica E, Wrobel JS, Burns J., Dynamic plantar loading index: understanding the benefit of custom foot orthoses for painful pes cavus’, J Biomech. 2012 Jun 1;45(9):1705-11. Epub 2012 Apr 18.
  10. Crews RT, Sayeed F, Najafi B, ‘Impact of strut height on offloading capacity of removable cast walkers’, Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2012 Aug;27(7):725 Epub 2012 Mar 31.
  11. Bharara M, Najafi B, Armstrong DG.,  ‘Methodology for use of a neuroprosthetic to reduce plantar pressure: applications in patients with diabetic foot disease’, J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2012 Jan 1;6(1):222-4.
  12. Fisher TK, Armstrong DG, “Offloading: Peri-Operative and Peri- Ulcerative Pontification on Diabetic Pedal Predicaments”, J Wound Technol, 2012, In Press.
  13. Lipsky, BA, Berendt AR, Cornia PB, Pile JC, Peters EJ, Armstrong DG, Deery HG, Embil JM, Joseph WS, Karchmer AW, Pinzur MS, Senneville E, “Executive summary: 2012 infectious diseases society of America clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections”, Clin Infect Dis, 54:1679-1684, 2012
  14. Lipsky, BA, Berendt AR, Cornia PB, Pile JC, Peters EJ, Armstrong DG, Deery HG, Embil JM, Joseph WS, Karchmer AW, Pinzur MS, Senneville E, “2012 infectious diseases society of America clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections”, Clin Infect Dis, 54:e132-173, 2012
  15. Balingit PP, Armstrong DG, Reyzelman AM, Bolton L, Verco SJ, Rodgers K, Nigh KA, Dizerega GS, “NorLeu(3) -A(1-7) stimulation of diabetic foot ulcer healing: Results of a randomized, parallel-group, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 clinical trial”, Wound Repair Regen, 2012, ePub ahead of print
  16. Fiorito J, Trinidad-Hernandez M, Leykum B, Smith D, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “A Tale of Two Soles:  Sociomechanical and Biomechanical Considerations in Diabetic Limb Salvage and Amputation Decision-Making in the Worst of Times”, Diabetic Foot and Ankle, 2012, In Press
  17. Armstrong DG, Andros G, “Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy to Facilitate Limb Preservation”, International Wound Journal, 9(Suppl1):1-7, 2012
  18. Armstrong DG, Fiorito JL, Leykum BJ, Mills JL, “Clinical Efficacy of the Pan Metatarsal Head Resection as a Curative Procedure in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Neuropathic Forefoot Wounds”, Foot Ankle Spec, 5:235-240, 2012
  19. Morbach S, Furehert H, Groblinghoff U, hoffmeier H, Kersten K, Klauke G, Klemp U, Roden T, Icks A, Haastert B, Rumenapf, Abbas Z, Bharara M, Armstrong DG, “Long-Term Prognosis of Diabetic Foot Patients and their Limbs: Amputation and Death over a Decade”, Diabetes Care, epub ahead of print, 2012
  20. Fisher TK, Armstrong DG, “Your Annual Comprehensive Foot Exam”, Diabetes Self Manag, 29:42-44, 2012
  21. Armstrong DG, Bharara M, White M, Lepow B, Bhatnagar S, Fisher T, Kimbriel HR, Walters J, Goshima KR, Hughes J, Mills, JL, “The Impact and Outcomes of Establishing an Integrated Interdisciplinary Surgical Team To Care for The Diabetic Foot”, Diab Metab Res Rev, 2012, epub ahead of print, 2012
  22. Zhubrak M, Fisher TK, Armstrong DG, “Pedal Pathology Potentiated by Personal Pedicure Procedures in the Presence of Painless Peripheral Neuropathy”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assoc, 2012, In Press
  23. Game FL, Hinchliffe RJ, Apelqvist J, Armstrong DG, Bakker K, Hartemann A, Londahl M, Price PE, Jeffcoate WJ, “A Systematic Review of Interventions to Enhance the Healing of Chronic Ulcers of the Foot in Diabetes, Diabetes Metab Res Rev, 28: Suppl 1:119-41, 2012
  24. Game FL, Hinchliffe RJ, Apelqvist J, Armstrong DG, Bakker K, Hartemann A, Londahl M, Price PE, Jeffcoate WJ, “Specific Guidelines on Wound and Wound Bed Management, Diabetes Metab Res Rev, 28: Suppl 1:232-233, 2012
  25. Zhan LX, Bharara M, White M, Bhatnagar S, Lepow B, Armstrong DG, Mills JL, “Comparison of Initial Hemodynamic Response after Endovascular Therapy and Open Surgical Bypass in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Critical Limb Ischemia, J Vasc Surg, 2012, In Press
  26. Jensen B, Leykum B, Fiorito, J, Armstrong DG, “Adventitious Bursae Underlying Chronic Wounds: Another Possible Deterrent to Healing”, ePlasty, 12:137-142, 2012
  27. Faroqi L, Mills JL, Rogers LC, Lepow BD, Armstrong DG, “Intranasal Calcitonin in the Treatment of Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy”, Journal of Diabetic Foot Complications, 4:3, 13-15, 2012
  28. Armstrong DG, Marston WA, Reyzelman AM, Kirsner RS, “Comparative Effectiveness of Mechanically and Electrically Powered Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Devices: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial”, Wound Repair and Regeneration, 2012, In Press
  29. Perry D, Bharara M, Armstrong DG, Mills JL, “Intraoperative Fluorescence Vascular Angiography”, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 6:204-208, 2012
  30. Lowery N, Woods J, Armstrong DG, Wukich D, “Surgical Management of Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle: A Systematic Review”, Foot Ankle Int, 33:113-21, 2012
  31. Braun J, Trinidad-Hernandez M, Perry D, Armstrong DG, Mills JL, “Early Quantitative Evaluation of Indocyanine Green Angiography in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia”, J Vasc Surg, 2012, In Press
  32. Berlanga Acosta J, Mendoza Mari Y, Martinez MD, Valdez Perez C, Ojalvo AG, Armstrong DG, “Expression of cell proliferation cycle negative regulators in fibroblasts of an ischemic diabetic foot ulcer.” Int Wound J, 2012 (epub ahead of print)
  33. Bharara M, Schoess J, Armstrong DG, “Coming Events Cast Their Shadows Before: Detecting Inflammation in the acute diabetic foot and the foot in remission”, Diab Res Clin Pract, 28 (Suppl1):15-20, 2012

2011

  1. Armstrong DG, Cohen IK, Courric S, Bharara M, Marston W, “Diabetic foot ulcers & vascular insufficiency: Our population has changed, but our methods have not”, J Diabetes Sci Technol, 5:1591-1595, 2011
  2. Gabbay RA, Kaul S, Ulbrecht J, Scheffler N, Armstrong DG, “Motivational Interviewing by Podiatrists: A Method for Improving Patient-Self Care of the Diabetic Foot”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn, 101:78-84, 2011
  3. Neiderer K, Walters J, Armstrong DG, “Feasibility, Safety and Primary Efficacy of Dermastream: a Novel Continuously Streaming Device for Wounds”, Foot Ankle Specialist, 4:222-225, 2011
  4. Wrobel JS, Chagares W, Crews RC, Stuck R, Weaver F, Rapacki L, Paulson, R, Armstrong DG, “Creating a diabetes foot reminder-based registry using the electronic health record”, Informatics in Primary Care, 18:283-287, 2011
  5. Bhatnagar, S, Bharara M, Armstrong DG, “Innovations in Diabetic Foot Care: Prevention, Education and Treatment, “Treatment Strategies – Diabetes- Cambridge Research Centre” 3:1, 62-65, 2011
  6. Fleischer AE, Wrobel JS, Leonards A, Berg S, Evans DP, Baron RL, Armstrong DG, “Post-treatment Leukocytosis Predicts an Unfavorable Clinical Response in Patients with Moderate to Severe Diabetic Foot Infections”, J Foot Ankle Surg, May 26, Epub ahead of print, 2011
  7. Armstrong DG, “An Overview of Foot Infections in Diabetes”, Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics”, Jun 1, 2011 (epub ahead of print)
  8. 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”, ePlasty, 11:212-217, 2011
  9. Armstrong DG, Barrett S, Harding KG, Kaufman H, Lazaro-Martinez JL, Mayer D, Moore Z, Romanelli M, Queen D, Schultz G, Serena T, Sibbald G, Snyder R, Strohal R, Vowden K, Vowden P, “Wound Diagnostics and Proteases: An International Consensus Document”, Int Wound J, 2011, In Press
  10. Bharara M, Armstrong DG, “Surrogate Markers for Inflammation in the Diabetic Foot”, Treatment Strategies Diabetes, 2011, In Press
  11. Lepow BD, Downey M, Yurgelon J, Klassen L, Armstrong DG, “Bioengineered Tissues in Wound Healing: A Progress Report”, Expert Rev Dermatology, 6:255-262, 2011
  12. Frykberg RG, Driver VR, Lavery LA Armstrong DG, Isenberg RA, “The Use of Pulsed Radio Frequency Energy Therapy in Treating Lower Extremity Wounds: Data from the Provant Wound Registry, Ostomy Wound Management, 57:22-29, 2011
  13. Armstrong DG, Giovinco NC, “Diagnostics, Theragnostics, and the Personal Health Server: Fundamental Milestones in Technology with Revolutionary Changes in Diabetic Foot and Wound Care to Come”, Foot Ankle Specialist, 4:54-60, 2011
  14. Gabbay R, Kaul S, Ulbrecht J, Scheffler NM, Armstrong DG, “Motivational Interviewing by Podiatric Physicians: A Method for Improving Patient Self-care of the Diabetic Foot”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn, 101:78-84, 2011
  15. Armstrong DG, Marston W, Reyzelman A, Kirsner R, “Comparison of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with an Ultraportable Non-Electrically Powered Device vs. Traditional Electrically Powered Device for the Treatment of Chronic Lower Extremity Ulcers:A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial”, Wound Repair Regen, 19:173-180, 2011
  16. Wukich DK, Sung W, Wipf S, Armstrong DG, “The Consequences of Complacency:  Managing the Effects of Unrecognized Charcot Feet”, Diabetic Medicine, 28:195-198, 2011
  17. Armstrong DG, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure: Toward a Better Definition of Success in Wound Healing”, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 127 (Suppl1):116, 2011
  18. Crews RC, Bowling F, Boulton AJM, Armstrong DG, “The use of Superoxidized Aqueous Solution vs. Saline as a replacement solution in the Versajet lavage system in chronic diabetic foot ulcers: A pilot study”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn, 101:124-126, 2011
  19. Rogers LC, Frykberg RG, Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, Edmonds ME, Ha Van G, Hartemann A, Game F, Jeffcoate W, Jirkovska A, Jude E, Morbach S, Morrison WB, Pinzur M, Pitocco D, Sanders L, Wukich D, Uccioli L, “The Charcot Foot in Diabetes”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assoc, 101:437-446, 2011

2010

  1. Scimeca CL, Bharara M, Fisher TK, Kimbriel HR, Armstrong DG, “Novel Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma to Augment Curative Diabetic Foot Surgery”, J Diabetes Research and Technology, 4:1121-1126, 2010
  2. Leon LR, Pacanowski J, Ranellone E, Armstrong DG, “Diabetic Limb Salvage: Too Much of a Good Thing?”, Vasc Endovasc Surg, 2010 (Epub ahead of print)
  3. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua N, Armstrong DG, Andros G, “Digital Planimetry Results in More Accurate Wound Measurements: A Comparison to Standard Ruler Measurements”, J Diabetes Sci Technol, 4:799-802, 2010
  4. Bowling FL, Metcalfe SA, Wu S, Boulton AJ, Armstrong DG, “Liquid Silicone to Mitigate Plantar Pedal Pressure: A Literature Review”, J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:846-852, 2010
  5. Biswas A, Bharara M, Hurst C, Armstrong DG, Rilo H, “The Micrograft Concept for Wound Healing: Strategies and Applications,” J Diabetes Sci Technol, 4:808-819, 2010
  6. Bharara M, Schoess J, Nouvong A, Armstrong DG, “Wound Inflammatory Index: A ‘Proof of Concept’ Study to Assess Wound Healing Trajectory, J Diabetes Sci Technol, 4:773-779, 2010
  7. Sumpio BE, Armstrong DG, Lavery LA, Andros G, “The Role of Interdisciplinary Team Approach in the Management of the Diabetic Foot. A Joint Statement from the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Podiatric Medical Association”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn,100:309-311, 2010
  8. Scimeca CL, Bharara M, Fisher TK, Giovinco N, Armstrong DG, “Novel Use of Doxycycline in Continuous-Instillation Negative Pressure Wound Therapy as ‘Wound Chemotherapy’”, Foot Ankle Spec, 2010, Jun 8 Epub ahead of print
  9. Scimeca C, Bharara M, Fisher TK, Armstrong DG, “An Update on Pharmacological Interventions for Diabetic Foot Ulcers”, Foot Ankle Specialist, 2010 (epub ahead of print)
  10. Rogers LC, Andros G, Caporusso J, Harkless LB, Mills J, Armstrong DG, “Toe and Flow: The Team Approach to Amputation Prevention”, 52:23S-27S, J Vasc Surg, 2010
  11. Wu SC, Marston W, Armstrong DG, “Wound Care: The Role of advanced wound healing technologies”, 52:59S-66S, J Vasc Surg, 2010
  12. Mills JL, Armstrong DG, Andros GA, “Rescuing Sisyphus:  The Team Approach to Amputation Prevention”, J Vasc Surg, 52:1S-2S, 2010
  13. Fisher TK, Scimeca CL, Bharara M, Mills JL, Armstrong DG “A Stepwise Approach to Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot Infections”, J Vasc Surg, 52:72S-75S, 2010
  14. Fisher TK, Wolcott R, Wolk DM, Bharara M, Armstrong DG, “Diabetic Foot Infections: A Need for Innovative Assessments”, Int J Lower Extremity Wounds, 9:31-36, 2010
  15. Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “Chronic Venous Insufficiency”, British Medical Journal- Best Practices Program, Available  11 March, 2010 at: https://online.epocrates.com/u/2911507/Chronic+venous+insufficiency
  16. Scimeca CL, Bharara M, Kimbriel HR, Armstrong DG, “Innovations in diabetic foot care: Using a wound healing timeline for advanced therapies”, Wounds International, 1:1-4, 2010
  17. Scimeca CL, Bharara M, Armstrong DG, “Diabetic Foot Ulcers”, Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs, 2010, In Press
  18. Scimeca CL, Bharara M, Fisher TK, Kimbriel HR, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “Novel use of insulin in continuous-instillation negative pressure wound therapy as “wound chemotherapy”, Diab Technology Therapeutics, ;7(3):195-198, 2010
  19. Scimeca CL, Fisher TK, Armstrong DG, “Chronic painful lower extremity wounds: postoperative pain management through the use of continuous infusion regional anesthesia supplied by a portable pump device” Int Wound J, 7:195-198, 2010
  20. Giovinco N, Fisher TK, Mills JL, Armstrong, DG, “Wound Chemotherapy by use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Infusion”, ePlasty, 10:66-73, 2010
  21. Fisher TK, Armstrong DG, “Partial Calcanectomy in High Risk Patients with Diabetes: Use and Utility of a “Hurricane” Incisional Approach”, ePlasty, 1:10:e17, 2010.

2009

  1. Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, Joseph WS, Lipsky BA, Rogers LC, “Current Concepts in Diagnosing and Treating MRSA”, Wounds, Suppl1, 2009
  2. Armstrong DG, Dos Remedios E, Anderson C, Koller A, Roukis TS, “Wound Care and the Diabetic Foot”, Foot Ankle Spec,  2:146-150, 2009
  3. Fitzgerald RH, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG. “The Wound Healing Spectrum: A Timeline for the Utilization of Advanced Technology”, J Diab Foot Compl, 1:63-75, 2009
  4. Rogers LC, Armstrong DG, “Pregabalin for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy”, Nature Clin Pract Endocrinol Metabol, 5:14-15, 2009
  5. Crews RT, Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, “A Method for Assessing Offloading Compliance”, J Amer Podiatr Med, Assn, 99:100-103, 2009
  6. Armstrong DG, “Common Foot Problems and Their Solutions”, Diabetes Self Manag, 26:64-67, 2009
  7. Najafi B, Crews RC, Rogers LC, Kamiar A, Wrobel JS, Armstrong DG, “Can We Predict Outcome Of Surgical Reconstruction Of Charcot Neuroarthropathy By Dynamic Plantar Pressure Assessment? - A proof of concept study”, Gait and Posture, 2009, In Press
  8.  Clark J, Bharara M, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “Use of Cotton Cast Padding Instead of Gauze Wrap as a Secondary Dressing for High Risk Wounds”, Int W. J, 6:303-305, 2009
  9. Armstrong DG, “Of Honey and Healing: Manuka Honey Improved Healing in Patients with Sloughy Venous Leg Ulcers”, Evidence Based Medicine (BMJ), 14:148, 2009
  10. Bowling FL, Stickings DS, Edwards-Jones V, Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, “Hydrodebridement of wounds: effectiveness in reducing wound bacterial contamination and potential for air bacterial contamination”, J Foot Ankle Res, 2:13-19, 2009
  11. Clark J, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “A Method of External Fixation to Offload and Protect the High-risk Foot Following Reconstruction: The SALSAstand”, ePlasty, Jun 9:e21, 2009
  12. Griffis C, Metcalfe S, Bowling F, Boulton AJM, Armstrong DG, “The Use of Gentamycin-Impregnated Implants in the management of diabetic foot infections: A Promising Delivery System?”, Expert Opinion Drug Delivery, 6:639-642, 2009
  13. Fitzgerald RH, Mils JL, Joseph WS, Armstrong, DG, “The Diabetic Rapid Response Acute Foot Team: 7 Essential Skills for Targeted Limb Salvage”, ePlasty, 9:1-8, 2009
  14. Fitzgerald RH, Bharara M, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “Use of a Nanoparticulate Powder Dressing for Wound Management following Debridement for Necrotising Fasciitis in the Diabetic Foot”, International Wound Journal, 6:133-139, 2009
  15. Bharara M, Mills JL, Suresh K, Rilo HL, Armstrong DG, “Diabetes and landmine-related amputations: a call to arms to save limbs”, International Wound Journal, 6:2-3, 2009
  16. Cardinal M, Eisenbud DE, Phillips T, Harding K, Mansbridge J, Armstrong DG, “Nonlinear Modeling of Venous Leg Ulcer Healing Rates”, BMC Dermatology, 9:2-10, 2009
  17. Armstrong DG, Boulton AJM, Andros G, Attinger C, Eisenbud D, Lavery LA, Lipsky BA, Mills JL, Sibbald RG, Smith AP, Wukich D, Margolis DJ, “Defining Success in Clinical Trials of Diabetic Foot Wounds: The Los Angeles DFCon Consensus”, Int W Journal, 6:639-642, 2009
  18. Rogers LC, Bevilacqua NJ, Armstrong DG, “Predicting Foot Risk via Evidence-Based Risk Assessment”, Metab Dis Europe, 2009
  19. Boulton AJ, Armstrong DG, Albert SF, Frykberg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LA, LeMaster JW, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK, “Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.”, Phys Ther 88:1436-1443, 2009
  20. Cardinal M, Eisenbud DE, Armstrong DG, Zelen C, Driver V, Attinger C, Phillips T, Harding KG, “Serial Surgical Debridement:  A Retrospective Study on Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Lower Extremity Wounds”, Wound Repair Regen, 17:306-311, 2009
  21. Reyzelman AR, Crews RT, Moore JC, Moore L, Mukker JS, Offutt S, Tallis A, Turner WB, Vayser D, Winters C, Armstrong DG, “Clinical Effectiveness of an Acellular Dermal Regenerative Tissue Matrix Compared to Standard Wound Management in Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers:  A Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Study, Int Wound Journal, 6:196-208, 2009
  22. Wenzel EM, Kajgana Z, Kelley KD, Wrobel JS, Armstrong DG, Mason KM, “Prevalence of Equinus in Patients Diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis”, Foot Ankle Journal, 2009
  23. Cardinal ME, Eisenbud DE, Armstrong DG, “Wound Shape Geometry Measurements Correlate to Eventual Wound Healing”, Wound Repair Regen, 17:173-178, 2009
  24. Fleischer AE, Didyk AA, Woods JB, Burns SE, Wrobel JS, Armstrong DG, “Combined Clinical and Laboratory Testing Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot”, J Foot Ankle Surg, 48:39-46, 2009
  25. Lavery LA, Peters EJG, Armstrong DG, Wendel CS, Murdoch DP, Lipsky BA, “Risk Factors for Developing Osteomyelitis in Patients with Diabetic Foot Wounds”, Diab Res Clin Pract,83:347-352, 2009

2008

  1. Armstrong DG, “The Team Approach to Amputation Prevention: Toward a Diagnostic Lingua Franca”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn, 2008, In Press
  2. Apelqvist J, Armstrong DG, Augustin M, Baharestani M, Banwell P, Dalla Paola L, Deva A, Ennis W, Fish J, Fleischmann W, Gupta S, Gustafsson R, Harding K, Horch RE, Ingemansson R, Jukema G, Mahoney J, Mouës C, Price P, Agreda JS, Song C, Téot L, Trueman P, Vowden K, Vowden P, Wild T., “Vacuum assisted closure: recommendations for use. A consensus document.,” Int Wound J, 5 (Suppl4):1-19, 2008
  3. Armstrong DG, Ayello EA, Capitulo KL, Fowler E, Krasner DL, Levine JM, Sibbald RG, Smith AP, “New Opportunities to Improve Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment: Implications of the CMS Inpatient Hospital Care Present on Admission (POA) Indicators/ Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) Policy  A consensus paper from the International Expert Wound Care Advisory Panel, Adv Skin Wound Care, 21:469-478, 2008
  4. Armstrong DG, Ayello EA, Capitulo KL, Fowler E, Krasner DL, Levine JM, Sibbald RG, Smith AP, “New Opportunities to Improve Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment: Implications of the CMS Inpatient Hospital Care Present on Admission (POA) Indicators/ Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) Policy  A consensus paper from the International Expert Wound Care Advisory Panel, J WOCN, 35:485-92, 2008
  5. Boulton AJ, Armstrong DG, Albert SF, Frykberg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LA, LeMaster JW, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK, “Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.”, Endocr Pract 14:576-583, 2008
  6. Aragon-Sanchez FJ, Cabrera-Galvan JJ, Quintana-Marrero Y, Hernandez-Herrero MJ, Lazaro-Martinez JL, Garcia-Morales E, Beneit-Montesinos JV, Armstrong DG, “Outcomes of surgical treatment of diabetic foot osteomyelitis: a series of 185 patients with histopathological confirmation of bone involvement”, Diabetologia, (Pub online ahead of print, August, 2008)
  7. Klein EE, Crews RT, Wu SC, Wrobel JS, Armstrong DG, “CLEAR Cleat: A Proof-of-Concept Trial of an Aerobic Activity Facilitator to Reduce Plantar Forefoot Pressures and Their Potential in Those with Foot Ulcers.”, J Amer Podiatr Med Assn 98:261-267, 2008
  8. Boulton AJ, Armstrong DG, Albert SF, Frykberg RG, Hellman R, Kirkman MS, Lavery LA, LeMaster JW, Mueller MJ, Sheehan P, Wukich DK, “Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.”, Diabetes Care, 31-1679-1685, 2008
  9.  Wu SC, Crews RT, Zelen C, Wrobel JS, Armstrong DG, “Use of Chlorhexidine-Impregnated Patch at Pin Site To Reduce Local Morbidity: the ChIPPS Pilot Trial, Int Wound J, 5:416-422, 2008
  10.  Hinchliffe RJ, Valk GD, Apelqvist J, Armstrong DG, Bakker K, Game FL, Hartemann-Heurtier A, Löndahl M, Price PE, van Houtum WH, Jeffcoate WJ. “Specific guidelines on wound and wound-bed management”, Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 24(S1):S188-S189, 2008
  11.  Bus SA, Valk GD, van Deursen RW, Armstrong DG, Caravaggi C, Hlaváček P, Bakker K, Cavanagh PR, “Specific guidelines on footwear and offloading.” Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 24(S1):S192-S193, 2008
  12. Hinchliffe RJ, Valk GD, Apelqvist J, Armstrong DG, Bakker K, Game FL, Hartemann-Heurtier A, Löndahl M, Price PE, van Houtum WH, Jeffcoate WJ, “A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes”, Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 24(S1):S119-S144, 2008
  13. Bus SA, Valk GD, van Deursen RW, Armstrong DG, Caravaggi C, Hlaváček P, Bakker K, Cavanagh PR, “The effectiveness of footwear and offloading interventions to prevent and heal foot ulcers and reduce plantar pressure in diabetes: a systematic review”, Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 24(S1):S162-S180, 2008
  14. Boulton AJ, Armstrong DG, Baker NR, Rayman G, “Diabetic Podopathy: No Thanks!”, Diabetologia, 11 March, 2008
  15. Wu SC, Armstrong DG, “Clinical Outcome of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and the Transition from Acute Care to Home Care”, International Wound Journal, 5(Sup 2), 10-16, 2008
  16. Romanelli M, Vuerstaek JD, Rogers LC, Armstrong DG, Apelqvist J, “Economic burden of hard-to-heal wounds”, Position Statement of the European Wound Management Association, 15-19, 2008
  17. Rogers LC, Armstrong DG, “The Economic Burden of Lower Extremity Complications of Diabetes in the United States”, European Wound Management Association Position Statement on Wound Healing, 2008, In Press
  18. Peters EJG, Armstrong DG, Lavery LA, “What are the most effective interventions in preventing diabetic foot ulcers?’, International Wound Journal, 2008, In Press

2007

  1. Lavery LA, Armstrong DG, “Temperature monitoring to assess, predict, and prevent diabetic foot complications”, Curr Diab Rep. 7:416-419, 2007

 

Abstracts/Conference Proceedings:

 

2015
 
  1. S. Parvaneh, G Grewal, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, J. Mohler and B. Najafi. Heart rate response: a complementary measure for fall-risk assessment in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. 7th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot, Netherlands-Hague, May 2015. .
  2. S. Parvaneh, G Grewal, J. Razjouyan, R. A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong and B. Najafi. Stressing the Dressing: Is there a real-time association between stress markers and wound healing outcomes during outpatient visits? 7th International Symposium on Diabetic Foot, Netherlands-Hague, May 2015
 

2014

  1. Lee-Eng J., Grewal GS., Enriquez AL., Armstrong DG., Talal TK., Najafi B. (2014) Lower extremity blood flow change from a low impact virtual reality training in diabetes. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar.
  2. Najafi B., Grewal GS., Parvaneh S., Lee-Eng J., Menzies RA., Talal TK., Armstrong DG., (2014) Validation of an optical fiber based smart textile: a clinical tool for predicting diabetic foot ulceration. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Doha, Qatar.
  3. Enriquez AL., Lee-Eng J., Grewal GS., Armstrong DG., Najafi B., (2014) Assessment of blood flow change in diabetics from low-impact virtual reality exercises. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Conference, Detroit, Michigan.
  4. Razjouyan J., Rishel C., Parvaneh S., Mohler J., Najafi B (2014) An Objective Method for Fall Risk Assessment in Hospitalized Older Adults Using Wearable Technology.  Gernotological society of America (GSA), Washington, DC
  5. Schwenk M, Hauer K , Dutzi I, Mohler J, Najafi B. Predicting In-hospital Falls in Geriatric Patients with Dementia using one Body-Worn Sensor. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Orlando, FL, USA, May 15 – 17, 2014 (selected for Presidential Poster Session)
  6. Grewal GS, Zong Xi, Schwenk M, Sabbagh M, Coon D, Mohler J and Najafi B. Objective assessment of dynamic balance control under single and dual-task conditions in people with mild cognitive impairment. Gerontological Society of America, 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC 4-9 November 2014.
  7. Yen T.C., Toosizadeh N., Dohm M., Fastje C., Najafi B., (2014) Improvement in Physical Performance in Patients with Degenerative Facet Osteoarthropathy Lumbosacral Spine following Paravertebral Facet Injection. Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  8. Heusser M., Toosizadeh N., Zangbar-Sabegh B., Mohler J., Joseph B., Najafi B., (2014) Upper Extremity Frailty Assessment in Trauma Patients Using Wearable Sensor Technology. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), San Antonio, Texas.
  9. Mahmoud AZ., Toosizadeh N., Tallal T.K., Armstrong D.G., Mills J.L., Najafi B., (2014) The Association between Frailty and Wound Size, Disability, and Pain: A Pilot Study. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (ARC’14), Doha, Qatar
  10. S. Parvaneh, B. Najafi and J. Mohler. Study of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System in Older Adults with Different Frailty Status. Gerontology Society of America (GSA), USA-Washington, November 5-9, 2014
  11. Hua, N. T., Miller, J. D., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G., Mills, J. L. (2014, July). The SALSA Spike: A Novel Technique Using Kirschner Wires to Anchor Tenuous Midfoot and Forefoot Amputation Flaps. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
  12. Miller, J. D., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G., Mills, J. L. (2014, July).  The Diabetic Foot Online Clinic Utilization Score (D-FOCUS): Estimating Clinic Volume. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
  13. Miller, J. D., Rankin, T. M., Cady, J., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G. (2014, July). Decibel levels in the Operating Room: not music to our ears. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  14. Miller, J. D., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G., Najafi, B. A. (2014, July).  Bringing Balance to the Force. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  15. Miller, J. D., Shih, J., Zhubrak, M.S., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G. (2014, July).  Emerging Concepts in the Etiology of Charcot Joints: The Newly Revised Role RAGE in the RANK-L Inflammatory Pathway. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  16. Miller, J. D., Zhubrak, M. S., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G. (2014, July). Ongoing Multi-site Study on Diabetic Nutritional Education. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  17. Miller, J. D., Carter, E. L., Shih, J., Giovinco, N. A., Boulton, A. J. M., Armstrong, D. G. (2014, July).  The Three-Minute Diabetic Foot Exam: A matter of life and limb in primary prevention.  Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  18. Miller, J. D., Giovinco, N. A., Zhubrak, M. S., Mills, J. L., Armstrong, D. G. (2014, July).  The Too Few Toes Principle:  A Formula for Limb-Sparing Low-Level Amputation Planning. Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  19. Miller, J. D., Hatch, David C Jr., Carter, E. L., Zhubrak, M. S., Giovinco, N. A., Armstrong, D. G. (2014, July).  Use of collagenase Ointment with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Helpful or Heretical?  Poster presented at the National APMA Annual Scientific Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  20. Parvaneh S., Bhatnagar S., Poston R. and Najafi B. ,Using Cadaver Simulation to Improve Communication and Economy of Movement as Evidence of Progress with the Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) learning curve. 2014 Summer Simulation Multi-Conference (SummerSim'14), USA-Monterey, July 2014
  21. Schwenk M, Grewal G, Honarvararaghi B, Mohler J, Najafi B.  Virtual reality-based balance training using body-worn sensors: Results of a pilot study in older adults. World Congress of the International Society for Posture and Gait Research, Vancouver, Canada, June 29 – July 3, 2014
  22. Schwenk M, Hauer K, Zieschang T, Mohler J, Najafi B.  Sensor-derived Physical Activity Parameters Predict Future Falls in Individuals with Dementia.. World Congress of the International Society for Posture and Gait Research, Vancouver, Canada, June 29 – July 3, 2014
  23. Schwenk M, Dutzi I, Najafi B, Mohler J, Hauer K. An Intensive Exercise Program Improves Motor Performances in Patients with Dementia: Translational Model of Geriatric Rehabilitation. World Congress of the International Society for Posture and Gait Research, Vancouver, Canada, June 29 – July 3, 2014
  24. Yalla SV, Ortiz J, Najafi B & Crews RT.  "Can older adults' postural stability be improved with ankle foot orthoses?"  American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association's National Assembly; Las Vegas, September 2014
  25. Grewal GS, Parvaneh S, Lee-Eng J, Mohler J and Najafi B. Frailty Identification: Is Complete Timed Up and Go Test Necessary? The American Geriatric Society, Annual Scientific Meeting. May 15-17, 2014.
  26. Najafi B, Grewal G, Parvaneh S, Menzies RA, Talal T and Armstrong DG. Smartsox: An optical fiber-based smart textile to prevent diabetic foot amputation. 74th Scientific sessions. American Diabetes Association. (2014-A-3241-Diabetes), San Francisco, CA., June 13-17, 2014.
  27. Najafi B, Grewal G, Bharara M, Menzies RA, Talal T, Zirie M and Armstrong DG. The Association Between Discrete Activity Characteristics, Offloading And Wound Healing In Diabetic Foot Ulcers. 74th Scientific sessions. American Diabetes Association. (2014-A-3326-Diabetes), San Francisco, CA., June 13-17, 2014.
  28. Schwenk M, HauerK , Dutzi I, Mohler J, Najafi B. Predicting In-hospital Falls in Geriatric Patients with Dementia using one Body-Worn Sensor. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Orlando, FL, USA, May 15 – 17, 2014.
  29. Schwenk M, Holloway D, Grewal G, Garland L, Schwenk S, Najafi B. Impact of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy on balance performance: using wearable sensors for objective balance assessment. American Society of Clinical Society Annual Meeting Proceedings 2014.
  30. Hong L, Toosizadeh N, Schwenk M, Sherman S, Karp S, Parvaneh S, Sternberg E, Najafi B. Objective Assessment of Electro-acupuncture Benefit for Improving Balance and Gait in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Neurology, vol82 (10 supp), P3. 074-P3, 2014.
  31. Taylor-Piliae RE, Hoke TM, Hepworth JT, Latt D, Najafi B, Coull B. Effects of Tai Chi on Physical Function and Quality of Life in Chronic Stroke. Circulation Vol129 (Suppl 1), AP428-AP428, 2014.
  32. Taylor-Piliae RE, Najafi B, Coull BM. Objective Fall Risk Detection in Stroke Survivors. Stroke 2014;45:ANS18-ANS18
  33. Najafi B. Gait Balls of Fire: Dosing Activity Like We Dose a Drug. Diabetic Foot Global Conference (DFCon2014), Los Angeles, March 2014
  34. Najafi B, Grewal G, Lee-Eng J, Talal TK, Menzies R, Armstrong D. Game-based Guided Exercise: Using an Avatar with Real-Time Feedback to Improve Postural Stability in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. 74th Scientific Sessions, American Diabetes Association, San Francisco, CA., June 13-17, 2014.
  35. Parvaneh S, Rawashdeh B, Khalpey Z, Bhatnagar S, Alabagi A, Dehdashti H, Robert Poston R, Najafi B. Influence of Experience on Mental Stress During Robotic Cardiac Surgery. 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS ’14), Boston, Massachusetts, 28-31 May, 2014.
  36. Parvaneh S, Grewal G, Schwenk M, Mohler M, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Characterization of Frailty based on Postural Transitions during Activities of Daily Living. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Orlando, FL, USA, May 15 – 17, 2014.
  37. Parvaneh S, Grewal G, Schwenk M, Mohler M, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Smoothness in Gait Fluctuation in Frail: A Geometric Mapping Technique. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Orlando, FL, USA, May 15 – 17, 2014.
  38. Schwenk M, Grewal G, Honarvararaghi B, Mohler J, Najafi B.  Virtual reality-based balance training using body-worn sensors: Results of a pilot study in older adults. ISPGR World Congress, Vancouver, Canada, June 29 - July 3, 2014.
  39. Schwenk M, Hauer K, Zieschang T, Mohler J, Najafi B. Sensor-derived Physical Activity Parameters Predict Future Falls in Individuals with Dementia. ISPGR World Congress, Vancouver, Canada, June 29 - July 3, 2014.
  40. Schwenk M, Dutzi I, Najafi B, Mohler J, Hauer K. An Intensive Exercise Program Improves Motor Performances in Patients with Dementia: Translational Model of Geriatric Rehabilitation. ISPGR World Congress, Vancouver, Canada, June 29 - July 3, 2014.
  41. Armstrong DG, Giovinco N, Najafi B, “21st Century Technology and its use in Diabetic Foot Care”, 7th International Conference on  Advanced Therapies in Diabetes, Vienna, Austria, February, 2014
  42. Toosizadeh N, Lei H, Schwenk M, Sherman S, Esternberg E, Najafi B. Effectiveness of Electro-acupuncture Therapy in Improving Gait and Balance in People with Parkinson’s Disease. International Research Congress of Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIHM), Miami, Florida, May 13-16, 2014.
  43. Lei H, Toosizadeh N, Schwenk M, Sherman S, Karp S, Parvaneh S, Esternberg E, Najafi B. Objective Assessment of Electro-acupuncture Benefit for Improving Balance and Gait in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease, American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 26-May 3, 2014.

2013

  1. Clark JP, Taylor ME, Ramey S, Watkins J, Armstrong DG, “Telepodiatry: Taking Care of High-Risk Patients in the 21st Century”, Desert Foot Symposium Poster Session, November, 2013
  2. Najafi B, Grewal GS, Parvaneh S, Menzies RA, Talal TK and Armstrong DG. SmartSox: A smart textile to prevent diabetic foot amputation. In Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, November 2013.
  3. Najafi B, Grewal GS, Parvaneh S, Menzies RA, Talal TK and Lavary L. A smart wearable technology for fall prevention in patients with diabetes: Application of plantar electrical stimulation. In Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, November 2013.
  4. Najafi B. Gamification of exercise and its application for fall prevention among patients with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2013
  5. Michael Schwenk, Klaus Hauer, Ilona Dutzi, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi. Predicting In-Hospital Falls In Geriatric Patients With Dementia Using One Body-Worn Sensor. Frontiers of Biomedical Research Poster Forum, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, October 31, 2013.
  6. Michael Schwenk, Klaus Hauer, Ilona Dutzi, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi. Predicting In-Hospital Falls In Geriatric Patients With Dementia Using One Body-Worn Sensor. 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, USA, November 20-24, 2013.
  7. Klaus Hauer, Michael Schwenk. Effect of a Standardized Training on Gait Performance in Patients with Dementia. 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, USA, November 20-24, 2013.
  8. Klaus Hauer, Michael Schwenk, Phoebe Koepp.  Effect of a Home Training on Functional Performance in Geriatric Patients with Cognitive Impairment.  66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, USA, November 20-24, 2013.
  9. Cynthia Andradez, Michael Schwenk, Fatima Alnaimat, Rafael Grau, Gurtej Grewal, Bijan Najafi. Objective Gait Assessment in Patients with Fibromyalgia. Latin America Summer Research Program Poster Forum, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, August 6, 2013.
  10. Skrepnek GH, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “Foot in Wallet Syndrome: Tripped up by 'Cost-Saving' Reductions”, 73rd Scientific Sessions, American Diabetes Association,  Chicago, Il, June, 2013
  11. Skrepnek GH, Mills JL, Armstrong DG, “A Silent, Painless Emergency? The Burden of Diabetic Foot Infections and Emergency Department Admissions in the U.S.”, 73rd Scientific Sessions, American Diabetes Association,  Chicago, Il, June, 2013
  12. Michael Schwenk, Jane Mohler, Carol Howe, Ahlam Saleh, Gurtej Grewal, Bijan Najafi. Quantitative Gait Analysis in those with Frailty: A Systematic Review. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Grapevine, TX, USA, May 3-5, 2013.
  13. Michael Schwenk, Ilona Dutzi, Bijan Najafi, Jane Mohler, Klaus Hauer. Exercise Program Improves Motor Performances in Patients with Dementia. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Grapevine, TX, USA, May 3-5, 2013.
  14. Michael Schwenk, Klaus Hauer, Tania Zieschang, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi. Sensor-derived Physical Activity Parameters Predict Future Falls in Individuals with Dementia. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Grapevine, TX, USA, May 3-5, 2013.
  15. Michael, Jane Mohler, D’Huyvetter K, Grewal G, Najafi B. Association between In-Clinic Physical Performance Measures and Spontaneous Daily Physical Activity in Older Adults. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, Grapevine, TX, USA, May 3-5, 2013.
  16. Saman Parvaneh, Gurtej Grewal, Robert A. Menzies, Talal K. Talal, David G. Armstrong, Esther Sternberg, Bijan Najafi, ‘Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How Stressed Are Patients During Clinical Visits?’ Frontiers in Biomedical Research' 2013 Poster Forum Showcases, Tucson, AZ, October 30, 2013.
  17. Saman Parvaneh, Gurtej Grewal, Michael Schwenk, Jane Mohler, Mindy Fain, David G. Armstrong, Bijan Najafi, ‘A Sensitive Measure of Gait Variability to Identify Frailty in Older Adults’ Frontiers in Biomedical Research' 2013 Poster Forum Showcases, Tucson, AZ, October 30, 2013.
  18. Saman Parvaneh, Zain Khalpey, Badi Rawashdeh, Robert Poston, Bijan Najafi, ‘Assessing Stress During Robotic Cardiac Surgery – Comparison Between Simulated Surgery, Actual Surgery, And Surgery Supervision Cases’ 2013 Society of Robotic Surgery annual meeting, Orlando , FL, November 7 – 9, 2013.
  19. Jacqueline Lee-Eng, Gurtej Grewal, David Armstrong, Bijan Najafi, “Guided Exercise: An Interactive Approach to Improve Dynamic Postural Sway in Diabetics” Frontiers in Biomedical Research, Tucson, AZ, October 30, 2013.
  20. Nima Toosizadeh, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, ‘ Frailty assessment by characterization of open-loop and closed-loop strategy of postural control in older adults’, Gerontology Society of America (GSA), New Orleans, Louisiana,  November 18-24, 2013
  21. Nima Toosizadeh, Jane Mohler, Bijan Najafi, ‘ Frailty assessment by characterization of open-loop and closed-loop strategy of postural control in older adults’, AHSC Frontiers in Biomedical Research Poster Forum, Tucson, Arizona, October 30, 2013
  22. Laitano, Juan C.; Schwenk, MichaelNajafi, Bijan; Santello, Marco; Sabbagh, Marwan; Coon, David; Mohler, M. Jane, ‘Frailty Prediction: Performance Tests Vs. Remote Sensor Physical Activity Data’, SHPE Conference, October 30 - November 3 2013, Indianapolis, USA
  23. MA Mclaughlin, GS Grewal, TS Lynch, B Najafi, M Terry, SM Gryzlo, SL Edwards, ‘Prophylactic Ankle Taping Effects on Knee Joint Kinematics During Lateral-Cutting and Jump Landing in an Open Field Environment in Female Division I Soccer Athletes’,  Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 29 (10), e160-e161, 2013
  24. Bijan Najafi, Michael Schwenk, Karen D’Huyvetter, Christopher Wendel, Gurtej Grewal, M. Mohler, ‘In‐Home Activity Monitoring in Frail Elders: A New Measure of Function’, 3rd International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM 2013), Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, June 17-19, 2013.
  25. Bijan Najafi, James Wrobel, Joshua Burns, ‘Biomechanical Predictors Of Effective Orthotic Therapy For Painful Pes Cavus’, XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), Natal, Brazil, August 4-9, 2013.
  26. Sai Vikas Yalla, Ryan T. Crews, Jacque Ortiz, Bijan Najafi, ‘Do Customized Ankle Foot Orthoses Improve Postural Stability In Older Adults?’ XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), Natal, Brazil, August 4-9, 2013.
  27. Gurtej Grewal, Matthew Walthers, Jacqueline Lee-Eng, Mary Lou Bareither, Bijan Najafi, ‘Does Wearing Shoes Improve Knee Joint Stability During Running?’ ’ XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), Natal, Brazil, August 4-9, 2013.
  28. Rachel Baisch, Gurtej Singh Grewal, Stephanie Wu, Beth Jarrett, R. Neil Humble and Bijan Najafi, ‘Effectiveness Of Custom-Made Orthoses In Improving Balance Among Figure Ice-Skaters’, XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), Natal, Brazil, August 4-9, 2013
  29. Sai Vikas Yalla, Adam Fleischer, Gurtej Grewal, Carolyn Kelly, Dana Berns, Rachel Albright and Bijan Najafi ‘The Effect Of Peripheral Neuropathy Severity On Gait Characteristics In Diabetic Patients’, XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB), Natal, Brazil, August 4-9, 2013
  30. Najafi B, Wrobel J. Burns J. Mechanism of effective orthotic therapy for the painful cavus foot. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2013, 6(Suppl 1):O3.
  31. Schwenk, Mohler J, Howe C, Saleh A, Grewal G, Najafi B. Quantitative Gait Analysis in those with Frailty: A Systematic Review. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, May 3-5, 2013, Grapevine, TX, USA.
  32. Schwenk M, Dutzi I, Najafi B, Mohler J, Hauer K. Exercise Program Improves Motor Performances in Patients with Dementia. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, May 3-5, 2013, Grapevine, TX, USA.
  33. Schwenk M, Hauer K, Zieschang T, Mohler J, Najafi B. Sensor-derived Physical Activity Parameters Predict Future Falls in Individuals with Dementia. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, May 3-5, 2013, Grapevine, TX, USA.
  34. Schwenk M, Mohler K, D’Huyvetter K, Grewal G, Najafi B. Association between In-Clinic Physical Performance Measures and Spontaneous Daily Physical Activity in Older Adults. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, May 3-5, 2013, Grapevine, TX, USA.
  35. R.E. Taylor-Piliae, T. Hoke, B. Najafi, B.M. Coull. 'Stroke Survivors in a 12-week Yang-Style Tai Chi Intervention Have Fewer Falls'. International Stroke Conference. Feb 6-8, 2013  . Honolulu, HI.

2012

  1. M. Schwenk, K. Hauer, T Zieschang, J Mohler, B Najafi; ‘Sensor-Derived Physical Activity Parameters Predict Future Falls In Individuals With Dementia. Frontiers of Biomedical Research Poster Forum, 7. November 2012, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  2. Rajguru P, Schwenk M, D'Huyvetter K, Mohler J, Garcia MN, Badillo DA, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Alterations in Gait Patterns in the Frail Elderly During Multitasking. Poster Session Presented at: Gerontological Society of America (GSA). 65th Annual Scientific Meeting; 2012 November 14-18; San Diego, CA.
  3. Rajguru P, Schwenk M, D'Huyvetter K, Mohler J, Garcia MN, Badillo DA, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Alterations in Gait Patterns in the Frail Elderly During Multitasking. Poster Session Presented at: AHSC: Frontiers in Biomedical Research Poster Session; 2012 November 7; Tucson, AZ.
  4. Rajguru P, Schwenk M, Rajguru P, Herrera A, Garcia M, Badillo DA, D’Huyvetter K, Mohler J, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. On the Road to Better Gait Analysis: Evaluating Considerations for Assessing Gait Outside of the Gait Lab. Poster Session Presented at: UA Biomedical Engineering Design Day; 2012 October 30; Tucson, AZ.
  5. Mohler MJ; D’Huyvetter K; Schwenk M; Wendel C; Grewal GS; Fain MJ; Brown CJ; Najafi B.  In-Home Activity Monitoring in Frail Elders: A New Measure of Function.  Presented at Gerontological Society of America 65th Annual Scientific Meeting; 2012 November 14-18; San Diego, CA
  6. G. Grewal, R. Sayeed, M. Schwenk, J. Mohler, K. D’Huyvetter, DG. Armstrong, B. Najafi.  ‘Virtualization Of Exercise: An innovative Ankle Exercise Paradigm Based On Virtual Reality For Improving Balance In Diabetes’.65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  7. G. Grewal, R. Sayeed,   M. Bharara, J. Mohler, T. Talal, R. Menzies, D. Armstrong, B. Najafi.  ‘Virtual Reality - An Objective and Safe Tool For Early Diagnosis Of Peripheral Neuropathy’.65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  8. Garcia Maria N.;  Rajguru Pooja; Schwenk M; Mohler J; D'Huyvetter K; Grewal Gurtej; Fain, Mindy and Najafi Bijan, Body-Worn Sensor Technology: Feasibility of in-Home Gait Assessment in Frail Homebound Elders, The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, SHPE 2012, Fort Worth, TX, USA.
  9. M. Schwenk, K. Hauer, T Zieschang, J Mohler, B Najafi; ‘Sensor-Derived Physical Activity Parameters Predict Future Falls In Individuals With Dementia‘ 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  10. M. Schwenk, J. Mohler, K. D’Huyvetter, G. Grewal, B. Najafi.  ‘Association Between In-Clinic Physical Performance Measures And Spontaneous Daily Physical Activity In Older Adults‘, 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  11. S. Sadra, E. Klein, L.S. Weil Jr., L.S. Weil Sr., J.M. Knight, and B. Najafi, Does Hallux Valgus Deformity Correction Reduce Risk of Falling?, American Podiatric Medical Association – National Meeting(APMA 2012), 16-19 August, 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  12. R. Baisch, G.S. Grewal, B.D. Jarrett, N. Humble, S.C. Wu, and B. Najafi, Benefits of Custom Skate Orthoses in Improving Balance among Advanced Figure Skaters,  American Podiatric Medical Association – National Meeting(APMA 2012), 16-19 August, 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  13. MJ. Roum, S. Khan, S.C. Wu, and B. Najafi, Effects of Orthostatic Hypotension and Simulated Peripheral Neuropathy on Balance Control and EMG Activity of the Leg, American Podiatric Medical Association – National Meeting(APMA 2012),16-19 August, 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  14. L.A. Lavery, D.E. Lavery, J. LaFontaine, M. Bharara, and B. Najafi, Semmes-Weinstein Monofilaments: What is their Usable Service Life and Accuracy?,  American Podiatric Medical Association – National Meeting(APMA 2012), 16-19 August, 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  15. R.A. Sayeed, G.S. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.A. Talal, L.A. Lavery, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, Virtual Reality: An Objective Method for Assessing Neuropathy Severity in Diabetes, American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA 2012)– National Meeting, 16-19 August, 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  16. C.H. Tawancy, Y Assaf, B. Najafi, S.C. Wu, and R.T. Crews, Gait Analysis and Foot Pressure, American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA 2012)– National Meeting, 16-19 August, 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  17. P.A. Bellezza, M.J. Roum, G.S. Grewal, S.C. Wu, and B. Najafi, Influence of Muscular Fatigue on Postural Control and Postural Control Strategy Using Innovative and Wearable Technology,  American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA 2012)– National Meeting, 16-19 August 2012, Washington DC, USA.
  18. B. Najafi, R.A. Sayeed, G.S. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.A. Talal, L.A. Lavery, and D.G. Armstrong, Virtual Reality: Early Detection of Peripheral Neuropathy Using Virtual Obstacle Crossing, 72nd Scientific Session, American Diabetes Association (ADA 2012), June 8-12, 2012, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 638-p, 2012.
  19. G.S. Grewal, R.A. Sayeed, S. Wu, and B. Najafi, A novel pragmatic paradigm to evaluate lower extremity joint perception in diabetes. 15th Annual international Post graduate research symposium [IPGRS], April 19th-22nd, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012. 1st Prize
  20. G.S. Grewal, L. Regis, S. Wu, and B. Najafi, A novel game-based virtual reality balance training paradigm for diabetes. 15th Annual international Post graduate research symposium [IPGRS], April 19th-22nd, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012.
  21. S.V. Yalla, B. Najafi, S. Wu, and R.T. Crews, Effectiveness of mild compression socks on diabetic patients with lower extremity edema. 15th Annual international Post graduate research symposium [IPGRS], April 19th-22nd, Chicago, IL, USA, 2012.
  22. K. Hauer, I. Dutzi, M.Schwenk ‘Effectiveness of an Enhanced, Dementia-Adjusted Training Program in Patients with Dementia. Translational models of geriatric rehabilitation‘, 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012.
  23. T Zieschang, M. Schwenk, P. Oster, K. Hauer ‘Sustainability of Motor Training Effects in Older People with Dementia‘, 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012.
  24. K Hauer, M Schwenk, T Zieschang, P Oster ‘Improving the Phenotype: Effects of Physical Training on Frailty Status. A Randomized Controlled Trial‘, 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012.
  25. K. Hauer, M. Schwenk, I Dutzi, S, S. Türmer, Englert. ‘Mismatch of Objective Fall Risk and Concerns about Falling in Patients with Dementia‘, 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America. 11-18 November, 2012.
  26. B. Najafi, G. Grewal, R. Sayeed, R. Menzies, T. Talal, L. Lavery, M. Zirie, D. Armstrong, ‘Early Detection of Peripheral Neuropathy By Examining Virtual Perception of Lower Extremity Join Position’, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Doha, Qatar, 21-23 October, 2012.
  27. B. Najafi, M. Bharara, G. Grewal, R. Menzies, T. Talal, M. Zirie, D. Armstrong ‘Quantification of Physical Activity as a Function of Offloading Modality in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers - A Randomized Cohort Study’, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Doha, Qatar, 21-23 October, 2012.
  28. B. Najafi, G. Grewal, R. Menzies, T. Talal, M. Zirie, M. Bharara, D. Armstrong, ‘An Innovative Thermometric "Stress Test" for Early Diagnosis of Acute Charcot’, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Doha, Qatar, 21-23 October, 2012.
  29. B. Najafi, G. Grewal, R. Sayeed, M. Schwenk, R. Menzies, T. Talal, D. Armstrong, ‘Virtualization of Exercise: An innovative Ankle Exercise Paradigm Based on Virtual Reality for Improving Balance in Diabetes’, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Doha, Qatar, 21-23 October, 2012.