Saeed Ashraf Cheema

Learn More
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 Surgery for unilateral cleft lip repair has evolved over centuries. Many studies give detailed inside to this process of evolution of various techniques and their modifications. Objectives were to compare linear repair of Millard rotation advancement technique and triangular flap technique of Nordhoff, at vermilion in unilateral cleft lip repair.(More)
BACKGROUND Burn injuries and post burn contractures of the little fingers and areas around are quite common. Release of these contractures may lead to full thickness soft tissue defects which need soft tissue cover. Similarly, mechanical trauma and also road traffic accidents, quite often lead to soft tissue defects of hand. Objective of this study was to(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 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)
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)
A case of burn injury to lips and cheek mucosa is reported who developed severe contracture of cheek mucosa leading to inability to open mouth. Patient was misdiagnosed as a case of temporomandibular ankylosis and was managed on those lines to no relief. When the contracture was released and soft tissue defect repaired with nasolabial flap, patient gained(More)