Rachael Dwight

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Eight cases of avulsion-type fracture of the distal fibula associated with fracture of the calcaneus, talus, or ankle region were identified. This avulsion fracture can be identified on routine radiographs as well as on CT scans of the ankle and is pathognomonic of rupture of the superior peroneal retinaculum with or without peroneal tendon displacement.(More)
In a prospective randomized trial, 361 male patients with histologically proven adenocarcinoma of the rectum, judged preoperatively to require abdominoperineal resection (APR), were treated by surgery alone or were given 3,150 rads of preoperative radiotherapy. Surgical resection was done on 320 patients, 262 having "curative" APR. Only moderate symptoms(More)