Ahmed M Afifi

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The extensor tendon splitting approach to the proximal interphalangeal joint: do we need to reinsert the central slip?
    A M Afifi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:188-91. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The reverse sural flap: modifications to improve efficacy in foot and ankle reconstruction
    Ahmed M Afifi
    Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:430-6. 2008
  3. doi request reprint A cadaver model that investigates irreducible metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation
    Ahmed M Afifi
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1506-11. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Regenerative surgery in cranioplasty revisited: the role of adipose-derived stem cells and BMP-2
    Darren M Smith
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:1053-60. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A successful algorithm for limiting postoperative fistulae following palatal procedures in the patient with orofacial clefting
    Joseph E Losee
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:544-54. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Calcium phosphate cements in skull reconstruction: a meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Afifi
    Cleveland Clinic and Cairo University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1300-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Anatomic survey of arachnoid foveolae and the clinical correlation to cranial bone grafting
    Walter M Sweeney
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:118-21. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Hand surgery volume and the US economy: is there a statistical correlation?
    Chad R Gordon
    Department of Plastic, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 65:471-4. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin injection pain relief using a topical anesthetic skin refrigerant
    Scott J Engel
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1443-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint BMP-2-based repair of large-scale calvarial defects in an experimental model: regenerative surgery in cranioplasty
    Darren M Smith
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1315-22. 2008

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The extensor tendon splitting approach to the proximal interphalangeal joint: do we need to reinsert the central slip?
    A M Afifi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:188-91. 2010
    ..Fourteen digits had no extensor lag, while two digits had an extensor lag of 20 degrees and 25 degrees. This modified approach is fast and simple and does not cause an extensor lag...
  2. doi request reprint The reverse sural flap: modifications to improve efficacy in foot and ankle reconstruction
    Ahmed M Afifi
    Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:430-6. 2008
    ..In addition, we describe the use of tissue expanded sural flaps...
  3. doi request reprint A cadaver model that investigates irreducible metacarpophalangeal joint dislocation
    Ahmed M Afifi
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1506-11. 2009
    ..The aim of this work is to develop a cadaveric model of MCP joint dislocation that closely simulates the clinical situation and to study the structures around the MCP joint and their contribution to irreducibility of the dislocation...
  4. doi request reprint Regenerative surgery in cranioplasty revisited: the role of adipose-derived stem cells and BMP-2
    Darren M Smith
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:1053-60. 2011
    ..In this article, the authors evaluate and compare the relative efficacy of adipose-derived stem cells, bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-2, and adipose-derived stem cells osteoinduced with BMP-2 in addressing these defects...
  5. doi request reprint A successful algorithm for limiting postoperative fistulae following palatal procedures in the patient with orofacial clefting
    Joseph E Losee
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:544-54. 2008
    ..Presented here is a successful algorithm for performing palatal procedures and decreasing the rate of postoperative fistulas in a large, single-surgeon, consecutive series...
  6. doi request reprint Calcium phosphate cements in skull reconstruction: a meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Afifi
    Cleveland Clinic and Cairo University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1300-9. 2010
    ..This work addresses the controversy regarding the indications and results of calcium phosphate cements in skull reconstruction through a meta-analysis of the published literature...
  7. doi request reprint Anatomic survey of arachnoid foveolae and the clinical correlation to cranial bone grafting
    Walter M Sweeney
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:118-21. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the size and location of arachnoid foveolae and to provide an anatomic road map to prevent penetrating these structures...
  8. doi request reprint Hand surgery volume and the US economy: is there a statistical correlation?
    Chad R Gordon
    Department of Plastic, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 65:471-4. 2010
    ..Therefore, in light of the current recession, our objective was to study our institution's hand surgery volume over the last 17 years in relation to the nation's economy...
  9. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin injection pain relief using a topical anesthetic skin refrigerant
    Scott J Engel
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1443-6. 2010
    ..This study was performed to determine if pretreatment application of a topical anesthetic skin refrigerant reduced discomfort during botulinum toxin injection...
  10. doi request reprint BMP-2-based repair of large-scale calvarial defects in an experimental model: regenerative surgery in cranioplasty
    Darren M Smith
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1315-22. 2008
    ..rhBMP-2/ACS may offer a viable treatment option for craniofacial surgeons facing a shortage of bone, with the potential to replace autologous bone grafts and render their attendant morbidities obsolete...
  11. doi request reprint Cosmetic surgery volume and its correlation with the major US stock market indices
    Chad R Gordon
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 30:470-5. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint From simple interrupted to complex spiral: a systematic review of various suture techniques for microvascular anastomoses
    Mohammed S Alghoul
    Departement of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Microsurgery 31:72-80. 2011
    ..However, "exposure to many and mastery of one" simply provides the plastic surgery resident, fellow, or staff the technical flexibility needed for less-complicated surgical planning when performing free tissue transfer...
  13. doi request reprint Ocular outcomes after gold weight placement and facial nerve resection
    Ali Razfar
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:82-5. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of acute gold weight placement after facial nerve resection and to determine the role of concomitant lower eyelid procedures...