Ahmed Bilal Khalique

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Tuberculous spondylitis (TBS) is the most common form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. The mainstay of TBS management is anti-tuberculous chemotherapy. Most of the patients with TBS are treated conservatively; however in some patients surgery is indicated. Most common indications for surgery include neurological deficit, deformity, instability, large(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) of craniovertebral junction (CVJ) occurs in 1–5 % of cases of TB spondylitis. This can be a life-threatening condition due to mass effect of infective process or resultant instability. Surgical indications for TB of CVJ are not clear from literature. We have reviewed all the patients with TB of CVJ admitted at our center between 2005 and(More)
OBJECTIVE To find out the long term outcome of deformity correction by hemivertebra resection in congenital thoracolumbar spinal deformities by a single posterior approach. METHODS This is a retrospective study carried out at the Department of Spine Surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan from April 2006 to April 2013. All operated(More)
OBJECTIVES To document the outcome of spinal surgery in patients of cervical spondylotic myelopathy. METHODS The quasi-experimental study was conducted at the Department of Spine Surgery at Combined Military in a tertiary care hospital in Rawalpindi from 2006 to 2013. A pre-designed proforma was used for each patient and records were kept a custom-built(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS To assess the revision rate at L5-S1 when only posterior fixation with pedicle screws is done with multi-level spinal fixation. PATIENTS AND METHODS The Retrospective quasi experimental study was conducted at the Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpinidi and comprised data from 2009 to 2014 of patients in whom multi-level posterior(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the demography, types of injuries and their management in all non-disaster spinal injury patients admitted to the Spine Unit of a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan from 2001-2008. STUDY DESIGN Case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Spine Unit, Orthopaedic Department, Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, from April 2001 to(More)
Objective: To compare hydrocolloid with conventional gauze dressing in prevention of infections after clean surgical procedures. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Surgery, CMH Rawalpindi from 22 Jan 2010 to 22 Aug 2010. Patients and Methods: A total of 400 patients undergoing clean surgical procedures were(More)
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