Saeed Ashraf Cheema

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Between January 2001 and December 2002, we studied a total of 702 patients with facial skeletal injuries, of whom 590 (84%) were male and 112 (16%) female. Injuries were most common (218 patients, 31%) in the third decade of life and there were 167 (24%) in the second decade. The most common cause was road traffic collisions (382 patients, 54%) and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To find out the number and etiology of fractures of zygomatic bone. DESIGN Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY This study was carried out at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mayo Hospital, Lahore from January 2001 to December 2002. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 209 cases were treated during a period of two(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of temporal fascia as interpositioning material after treatment of TMJ ankylosis with gap arthroplasty. DESIGN An interventional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The study was carried out at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mayo Hospital, Lahore, during June 1999 to June 2001. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND To highlight the usefulness of reverse radial artery flap in covering various soft tissue defects of hand in paediatric age group. METHODS A total of 16 reverse radial artery flaps were utilized in a period of three years to cover various soft tissue defects of hand for paediatric age group patients. The age ranged from 5-18 years. The two(More)
Thumb has a critical role in the hand function. It is the most important digit for pinching and grasping. Therefore, thumb amputation demands its replantation or reconstruction to restore the hand functions. A case of hand injury which involved multiple digits along with amputation of thumb is reported. The thumb had amputation level just distal to(More)
BACKGROUND The minimum distance between two stimulus points on the skin, which are perceived as distinct points, is defined as two point discrimination (TPD). Among the two types of TPD, i.e., static and dynamic, static two-point discrimination (STPD) is commonly used to determine digital nerve integrity. Local flaps usually do well in maintaining(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the secondary cleft lip deformities and the possible causes in a cohort of cases. STUDY DESIGN A case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Services Institute of Medical Sciences and WAPDA Teaching Hospital Complex, Lahore, from September 2008 to March 2012. METHODOLOGY Consecutive cases of secondary unilateral cleft lip deformities(More)
BACKGROUND Electrical burns are quite different from thermal and chemical burns. This study is from a centre which deals with job related electric burn injuries alone and thus can give a pure account of the electric burns and discuss the related peculiarities. Study aims to highlight the differences in the mechanism of electric burn injury, its mode of(More)
BACKGROUND Reverse sural artery flap has proved to be a good option to reconstruct soft tissue defects of lower limb and foot region. Different studies, however, speak of its use in different areas depending upon the individual experiences. Various modifications of the flap technique have been described in various studies. This study highlights many of the(More)