Ming Huei Cheng

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vascularized groin lymph node flap transfer for postmastectomy upper limb lymphedema: flap anatomy, recipient sites, and outcomes
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:1286-98. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A novel approach to the treatment of lower extremity lymphedema by transferring a vascularized submental lymph node flap to the ankle
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 126:93-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Nipple reconstruction using the modified top hat flap with banked costal cartilage graft: long-term follow-up in 58 patients
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 59:621-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery-based combined flap for reconstruction of composite and en bloc mandibular defects
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Head Neck 31:361-70. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Surgical strategies to salvage the venous compromised deep inferior epigastric perforator flap
    Rozina Ali
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 65:398-406. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of through-and-through cheek defects involving the oral commissure, using chimeric flaps from the thigh lateral femoral circumflex system
    Wei Chao Huang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:433-41; discussion 442-3. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined anterolateral thigh flap and vascularized fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap in reconstruction of extensive composite mandibular defects
    Fu Chan Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:45-52. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Selection of recipient vessels in double free-flap reconstruction of composite head and neck defects
    Sukru Yazar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1553-61. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery perforator flap for reconstruction of composite maxillary defects
    Sukru Yazar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Head Neck 28:297-304. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Promoter polymorphisms of DNMT3B and the risk of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in Taiwan: a case-control study
    Kai Ping Chang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, TAO, Yuan, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 43:345-51. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Vascularized groin lymph node flap transfer for postmastectomy upper limb lymphedema: flap anatomy, recipient sites, and outcomes
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:1286-98. 2013
    ..The authors describe the pertinent flap anatomy, surgical technique including different recipient sites, and outcome of this technique...
  2. doi request reprint A novel approach to the treatment of lower extremity lymphedema by transferring a vascularized submental lymph node flap to the ankle
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 126:93-8. 2012
    ..This study investigated the anatomy, mechanism and outcome of a novel vascularized submental lymph node (VSLN) flap transfer for the treatment of lower limb lymphedema...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nipple reconstruction using the modified top hat flap with banked costal cartilage graft: long-term follow-up in 58 patients
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 59:621-8. 2007
    ..6% (5 of 58 cases). The modified top hat flap with banked costal cartilage graft provides a sustainable solution to the gradual loss of nipple projection, with few complications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery-based combined flap for reconstruction of composite and en bloc mandibular defects
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Head Neck 31:361-70. 2009
    ..The osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery-based combined (OPAC) flap is a refinement of fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap, with the inclusion of partial soleus muscle based on an independent myocutaneous perforator...
  5. doi request reprint Surgical strategies to salvage the venous compromised deep inferior epigastric perforator flap
    Rozina Ali
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 65:398-406. 2010
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine the fate of the congested DIEP flap and to optimize the strategy for its salvage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of through-and-through cheek defects involving the oral commissure, using chimeric flaps from the thigh lateral femoral circumflex system
    Wei Chao Huang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:433-41; discussion 442-3. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined anterolateral thigh flap and vascularized fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap in reconstruction of extensive composite mandibular defects
    Fu Chan Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:45-52. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Selection of recipient vessels in double free-flap reconstruction of composite head and neck defects
    Sukru Yazar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1553-61. 2005
    ..Massive defects of the head and neck regions after resection of advanced carcinoma often require two flaps for optimal reconstruction. This study focuses on the selection of proper recipient vessels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery perforator flap for reconstruction of composite maxillary defects
    Sukru Yazar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Head Neck 28:297-304. 2006
    ..We presented the surgical techniques and outcome of the osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery perforator (PAP) flap for reconstruction of composite maxillary defects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Promoter polymorphisms of DNMT3B and the risk of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in Taiwan: a case-control study
    Kai Ping Chang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, TAO, Yuan, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 43:345-51. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Microvascular free tissue transfer for treatment of osteoradionecrosis of the maxilla
    O Koray Coskunfirat
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:54-60. 2005
    ..The anterolateral thigh flap is most versatile for almost all types of soft-tissue defect reconstruction in the head and neck region...
  12. doi request reprint Simultaneous scarless contralateral breast augmentation during unilateral breast reconstruction using bilateral differentially split DIEP flaps
    Jung Ju Huang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:593e-604e. 2011
    ..This prospective study investigated the outcome of simultaneous scarless contralateral augmentation with unilateral breast reconstruction using bilateral differentially split deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flaps...
  13. doi request reprint Does ischemia time affect the outcome of free fibula flaps for head and neck reconstruction? A review of 116 cases
    Shu Ying Chang
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1988-95. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between ischemia time and outcome of the fibula flap, thus establishing the critical ischemia time for this procedure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mandible augmentation for osseointegrated implants using tissue engineering strategies
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1e-4e. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Proximal forearm flap based on a septocutaneous vessel from the radial artery
    Jeng Yee Lin
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:955-60; discussion 961-2. 2006
    ..They name it the proximal radial forearm flap...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ovine model for engineering bone segments
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tissue Eng 11:214-25. 2005
    ..This ovine model may serve as a useful tool to develop clinical osseous tissue-engineering strategies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Timing of presentation of the first signs of vascular compromise dictates the salvage outcome of free flap transfers
    Kuang Te Chen
    Department of Surgery, Saint Paul s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:187-95. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the timing of occurrence of flap compromise following free tissue transfer, and its correlation with salvage outcome...
  18. doi request reprint Simultaneous contralateral breast reduction/mastopexy with unilateral breast reconstruction using free abdominal flaps
    Jung Ju Huang
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 67:336-42. 2011
    ..This study investigated the patients' outcome and satisfaction of simultaneous contralateral balancing reduction/mastopexy with unilateral breast reconstruction using free abdominal flaps...
  19. doi request reprint The impacts of liver cirrhosis on head and neck cancer patients undergoing microsurgical free tissue transfer: an evaluation of flap outcome and flap-related complications
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 45:1058-62. 2009
    ..To achieve a superior surgical outcome, preoperative optimization and a multidisciplinary team responsible for the evaluation and treatment of head and neck cancer patients with cirrhosis are necessary...
  20. doi request reprint A strategic approach for tongue reconstruction to achieve predictable and improved functional and aesthetic outcomes
    Holger Engel
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1967-77. 2010
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the functional and aesthetic outcomes of tongue reconstruction using variable free flaps based on different tongue defects...
  21. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction using the entire transverse abdominal adipocutaneous flap based on unilateral superficial or deep inferior epigastric vessels
    Betul Gozel Ulusal
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1395-403; discussion 1404-6. 2006
    ..In addition, whether the perfusion from the superficial system is adequate across the midline is still a question to be answered...
  22. doi request reprint Anatomical basis and clinical application of the ulnar forearm free flap for head and neck reconstruction
    Jung Ju Huang
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 122:2670-6. 2012
    ..This study was designed to investigate the anatomical features and applications of the ulnar forearm flap in head and neck reconstructive surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the buccal mucosa following release for submucous fibrosis using two radial forearm flaps from a single donor site
    Chung Kan Tsao
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan, ROC
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1117-23. 2010
    ..However, it requires the sacrifice of radial arteries from both forearms. We have developed a technique that allows for the harvest of two independent flaps from a single forearm donor site...
  24. doi request reprint Anatomical basis and versatile application of the free medial sural artery perforator flap for head and neck reconstruction
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1135-45. 2010
    ..The medial sural artery perforator flap is a thin and pliable flap. This study investigated the perforator topography of the medial sural artery perforator flap and its clinical application in head and neck reconstruction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Technique and strategy in anterolateral thigh perforator flap surgery, based on an analysis of 15 complete and partial failures in 439 cases
    Naci Celik
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Medical College, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2211-6; discussion 2217-8. 2002
    ..During reexploration, one must search for twisting of the pedicle and small bleeders from the branches of the intramuscular perforators...
  26. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous endoscope-assisted contralateral breast augmentation with implants in patients undergoing postmastectomy breast reconstruction with abdominal flaps
    Betul Gozel Ulusal
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1293-302. 2006
    ..Although symmetry is the ultimate goal, some women have a hypoplastic and/or ptotic contralateral breast, and the recreation of this shape would therefore not be desirable...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bilateral breast revision augmentation with deep inferior epigastric perforators/superficial inferior epigastric artery flaps: case reports and literature review
    Steven L Henry
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 64:416-20. 2010
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The mechanism of vascularized lymph node transfer for lymphedema: natural lymphaticovenous drainage
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Taoyuan, Taiwan Austin, Texas and Ludwigshafen, and Heidelberg, Germany From the Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine Seton Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Department of Hand and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center, BG Trauma Center and Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Heidelberg
    Plast Reconstr Surg 133:192e-8e. 2014
    ..This study was performed to investigate the mechanism of lymph drainage of a vascularized lymph node flap both experimentally and clinically...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of resource costs and success rates between immediate and delayed breast reconstruction using DIEP or SIEA flaps under a well-controlled clinical trial
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2139-42; discussion 2143-4. 2006
    ..The resource cost is referred to as the cost of operation and hospitalization...
  30. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction with a muscle-sparing free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap: comparison between immediate and delayed groups
    Chi Feng Huang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei
    Chang Gung Med J 27:275-82. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the success rate, complications, and cosmetic outcomes following use of a muscle-sparing free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap for breast reconstruction...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chimeric flap in clinical use
    Wei Chao Huang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Plast Surg 30:457-67. 2003
    ..Overall, in selected cases, the chimeric flap is a good option for the reconstruction of extensive, composite, and three-dimensional defects...
  32. doi request reprint Simultaneous left maxillary and right mandibular reconstructions with a split osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery-based combined flap
    Dung H Nguyen
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Head Neck 35:E39-43. 2013
    ..A new technique of using a differentially split osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery-based combined (OPAC) flap for 1-stage reconstruction of left maxillary and right mandibular defects is presented...
  33. doi request reprint Predicting postoperative morbidity and mortality by model for endstage liver disease score for patients with head and neck cancer and liver cirrhosis
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Head Neck 33:529-34. 2011
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Two small flaps from one anterolateral thigh donor site for bilateral buccal mucosa reconstruction after release of submucous fibrosis and/or contracture
    Jung Ju Huang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University and Medical College, Linkou, Taiwan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:440-5. 2010
    ..3mm (range: 10-27 mm). In conclusion, two independent flaps can be harvested from d-LCFA of the same thigh, instead of from both thighs, to reconstruct bilateral buccal defects after release of submucous fibrosis and/or contracture...
  35. doi request reprint Postoperative morbidity and mortality of head and neck cancers in patients with liver cirrhosis undergoing surgical resection followed by microsurgical free tissue transfer
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:536-43. 2010
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Postoperative alcohol withdrawal syndrome and neuropsychological disorder in patients after head and neck cancer ablation followed by microsurgical free tissue transfer
    Chang Cheng Chang
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Chia Yi, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:131-6. 2013
    ..Although postoperative care in an intensive care unit (ICU) for airway management and flap surveillance can increase the success rate, any accompanying neuropsychological problems can potentially affect the outcome...
  37. ncbi request reprint Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible after oromandibular cancer surgery
    Naci Celik
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1875-81. 2002
    ..Once the diagnosis of osteoradionecrosis is established, replacement of the dead bone and surrounding tissue with a vascularized free bone flap is inevitable, and a composite osteocutaneous free flap is a good option...
  38. ncbi request reprint Double free flaps in head and neck reconstruction
    Fu Chan Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Plast Surg 32:303-8, v. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of tibolone on the breast of postmenopausal women
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:121-6. 2007
    ..Only time will tell whether tibolone will be the preferred option...
  40. doi request reprint The versatility of the anterolateral thigh flap
    Rozina S Ali
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:e395-407. 2009
    ..An algorithm is proposed that facilitates a clear, problem-based approach for the use of this versatile reconstructive option...
  41. ncbi request reprint Collaboration with microsurgery prevents arterial complications and provides superior success in partial liver transplantation
    Betul Gozel Ulusal
    Depatment of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Microsurgery 26:490-7. 2006
    ..We have found that microsurgical techniques are not only useful for a superior anastomosis but also reliable to adapt to vascular anomalies with less arterial complications. complications...
  42. doi request reprint Pretreatment interleukin-6 serum levels are associated with patient survival for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma
    Kai Ping Chang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:786-91. 2013
    ..This study aims to determine the role of serum interleukin-6 concentration for oral cavity squamous cell carcinomas...
  43. ncbi request reprint Standard and low-dose hormone therapy for postmenopausal women--focus on the breast
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:127-34. 2007
    ..Altogether, when compared with the standard dose HT, physicians may prefer to use low-dose HT initially in managing the climacteric symptoms of postmenopausal women. Time will prove...
  44. ncbi request reprint Microsurgical medialis pedis flaps for reconstruction of soft-tissue defects in the hand
    Feng Chou Tsai
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 48:41-7. 2002
    ....
  45. pmc The roles of albumin levels in head and neck cancer patients with liver cirrhosis undergoing tumor ablation and microsurgical free tissue transfer
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e52678. 2012
    ..To evaluate the changes of serum albumin levels during the peri-operative period, and correlate these changes to surgical outcomes, postoperative morbidity and mortality in head and neck cancer patients with cirrhosis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Strategies for a successful corrective Asian blepharoplasty after previously failed revisions
    Samuel Huan Tang Chen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung University and Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1270-7; discussion 1278-9. 2004
    ..The authors evaluate the outcomes and detail the surgical procedures that were used to achieve successful outcomes in this particularly challenging group of patients...
  47. doi request reprint One-stage immediate breast reconstruction with implant following skin-sparing mastectomy in Asian patients
    Hsiang Ya Wang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 60:362-6. 2008
    ..We present this as an additional option for immediate breast reconstruction in thin women with small breasts...
  48. doi request reprint Comparison of the medial sural artery perforator flap with the radial forearm flap for head and neck reconstructions
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1125-32. 2009
    ..The authors investigated the outcome and donor-site morbidity of the free radial forearm flap and the free medial sural artery perforator flap for head and neck reconstruction...
  49. ncbi request reprint Monitoring patient-centered outcomes through the progression of breast reconstruction: a multicentered prospective longitudinal evaluation
    Li Fen Chao
    Department of Nursing, Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion Research Center, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 146:299-308. 2014
    ..Choosing against reconstruction will likely result in continued deterioration of HRQoL for patients undergoing cancer surgery, but steady improvements can be expected if delayed reconstruction is chosen. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Behavior of free jejunal flaps after early disruption of blood supply
    Hung Chi Chen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:987-9. 2002
    ..Based on these observations, a conservative approach to flap salvage for cases with pedicle disruption at 17 days or later is recommended...
  51. ncbi request reprint Anterolateral thigh flap for postmastectomy breast reconstruction
    Fu Chan Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:82-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, when an abdominal flap is unavailable or contraindicated, the creation of an anterolateral thigh flap for primary and secondary breast reconstruction is an alternative to the use of lower abdominal and gluteal tissues...
  52. ncbi request reprint Deep inferior epigastric perforator flap for successful simultaneous breast and chest wall reconstruction in a Poland anomaly patient
    Han Tsung Liao
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 55:422-6. 2005
    ..Preoperative ultrasound Doppler study for internal mammary vessels is recommended for microsurgical anastomosis. Care should be taken with regard to the flap inset and the location of the nipple areolar complex...
  53. doi request reprint Vascularized groin lymph node transfer using the wrist as a recipient site for management of postmastectomy upper extremity lymphedema
    Cheng Hung Lin
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1265-75. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of vascularized groin lymph node transfer using the wrist as a recipient site in patients with postmastectomy upper extremity lymphedema...
  54. doi request reprint Vascularized bone marrow allotransplantation and low-dose cyclosporine prolong the survival of adipose tissue allografts
    Yu Hsuan Hsieh
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:64-72. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the feasibility of low-dose cyclosporine and vascularized bone allotransplantation in prolonging the survival of vascularized adipose tissue allograft...
  55. doi request reprint A novel approach to cervical reconstruction using vaginal mucosa-lined polytetrafluoroethylene graft in congenital agenesis of the cervix
    Dung H Nguyen
    Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 95:2433.e5-8. 2011
    ..To report a novel technique for cervical reconstruction in a patient with congenital agenesis of the cervix...
  56. ncbi request reprint Uterine vascular occlusion in management of leiomyomas: laparoscopy vs laparotomy
    Wen Ling Lee
    Department of Medicine, Cheng Hsin Rehabilitation Medical Center and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:562-8. 2009
    ..To compare the difference between laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion (LUVO) and ultra-minilaparotomy (UMLT) uterine vessel occlusion (UVO) in the management of symptomatic uterine myomas with 2-year follow-up...
  57. ncbi request reprint Vulvar metastasis as the initial presentation of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a case report
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 52:1065-6. 2007
    ..Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma constitutes 40% of malignant lymphomas. Involvement of the vulva, either primarily or secondarily, appears to be very rare...
  58. doi request reprint The benefits of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator on kidney and its related disease-chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder: osteoporosis
    Wen Ling Lee
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:365-71. 2013
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The use of ultrasonography in preoperative localization of digital glomus tumors
    Samuel Huan Tang Chen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:115-9; discussion 120. 2003
    ..The collaboration between hand surgeons and radiologists is useful to successfully treat glomus tumors of the digit...
  60. ncbi request reprint Reverse first dorsal metatarsal artery flap for reconstruction of traumatic defects of dorsal great toe
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Trauma 60:1138-41. 2006
    ..This study investigates the feasibility and reliability of reverse first dorsal metatarsal artery flap (FDMA) for reconstruction of the dorsal great toe soft-tissue defects...
  61. ncbi request reprint Intractable hiccups as an unusual presentation of a uterine leiomyoma: a case report
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 50:954-6. 2005
    ..Hiccups, or singultus, are an abrupt, intense contraction of the inspiratory muscles accompanied by closure of the glottis and are experienced by most people. people...
  62. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward menopause among middle-aged women: a community survey in an island of Taiwan
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University Schools of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Maturitas 52:348-55. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report is to explore the attitudes toward menopause of middle-aged women in Taiwan as well as to examine related factors...
  63. doi request reprint Osteoporosis treatment in postmenopausal women with pre-existing fracture
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:153-66. 2012
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  64. ncbi request reprint Nipple reduction using the modified top hat flap
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1517-25. 2006
    ..Patients seek correction to improve cosmesis and alleviate psychological and physical discomfort. The authors present a new technique of nipple reduction and describe its potential advantages over other techniques...
  65. ncbi request reprint A simple method to accurately position Port-A-Cath without the aid of intraoperative fluoroscopy or other localizing devices
    Huann Cheng Horng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 95:582-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and acceptability of the Port-A-Cath (PAC) insertion method with (conventional group as II) and without (modified group as I) the aid of intraoperative fluoroscopy or other localizing devices...
  66. ncbi request reprint Safety and reliability of microsurgical free tissue transfers in paediatric head and neck reconstruction--a report of 72 cases
    Sukru Yazar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:767-71. 2008
    ..The average hospital stay was 18 days. This study confirmed free tissue transfer as a safe, reliable, cost- and time-effective method for the reconstruction of various head and neck defects in children...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Intraoperative planning and inset principles of fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap in compound or composite oromandibular defect reconstruction]
    Betül Gözel Ulusal
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 16:145-54. 2006
    ..The use of free fibular osteocutaneous flap was evaluated in the reconstruction of compound and composite mandibular defects...
  68. doi request reprint Postoperative morbidity in head and neck cancer ablative surgery followed by microsurgical free tissue transfer in the elderly
    Chia Hsuan Tsai
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 48:811-6. 2012
    ..To identify the risk factors for postoperative morbidities in elderly patients (≧65 years old) who underwent head and neck tumor ablation followed by immediate free tissue transfer...
  69. doi request reprint Typical and atypical clinical presentation of uterine myomas
    Wen Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Da Chien General Hospital, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:487-93. 2012
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  70. doi request reprint Superficial temporal vessels as a reserve recipient site for microvascular head and neck reconstruction in vessel-depleted neck
    Fumiaki Shimizu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 62:134-8. 2009
    ..It obviates the need for long pedicle flaps or the use of vein grafts. Care must be taken not to damage or kink the vein...
  71. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy complicated with pulmonary edema due to hyperthyroidism
    Ming Jie Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:336-8. 2005
    ..Both patients did not receive treatment for hyperthyroidism during pregnancy, and both sought clinical help during the third trimester. The clinical problems were resolved by medical management before delivery...
  72. ncbi request reprint A randomized, parallel, comparative study of the efficacy and safety of nafarelin versus danazol in the treatment of endometriosis in Taiwan
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:307-14. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of nafarelin, a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogue, versus danazol in the treatment of women with endometriosis in Taiwan...
  73. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of acupoint stimulation for the management of therapy-related adverse events in patients with breast cancer: a systematic review
    Li Fen Chao
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 118:255-67. 2009
    ..More well-designed trials using rigorous methodology are required to evaluate the effectiveness of acupoint stimulation interventions on managing other distress symptoms...
  74. ncbi request reprint Does menopausal transition affect the quality of life? A longitudinal study of middle-aged women in Kinmen
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Menopause 14:885-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of menopausal transition and menopausal symptoms in relation to quality of life in a cohort of middle-aged women in Kinmen...
  75. ncbi request reprint Onset of systemic lupus erythematosus during pregnancy
    Ming Jie Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:130-3. 2006
    ..There are 4 cases in this report who had SLE onset during pregnancy. Although 2 of them suffered from preeclampsia, all 4 pregnancies resulted in favorable outcomes after the lupus was controlled by medical treatment...
  76. ncbi request reprint Fertility preservation with treatment of immature teratoma of the ovary
    Chia Hui Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:218-21. 2007
    ....
  77. doi request reprint The plastic surgeon's role in extracranial-to-intracranial bypass using a reverse great saphenous vein graft
    Christina Bernier
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:517-23; discussion 524. 2009
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Dermis-derived hydrogels support adipogenesis in vivo
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 92:852-8. 2010
    ..Further study of these materials could lead to insight of the role of specific matrix properties on adipogenesis...
  79. doi request reprint The role of selective estrogen receptor modulators on breast cancer: from tamoxifen to raloxifene
    Wen Ling Lee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Chen Hsin Rehabilitation Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 47:24-31. 2008
    ..Taken together, without other competition so far, raloxifene is recommended for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who also need breast cancer prevention...
  80. doi request reprint Periosteum-guided prefabrication of vascularized bone of clinical shape and volume
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:787-95. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the relationship between implantation time and tissue structure for generating tissues of clinically relevant volume and structure...
  81. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic plication of partially twisted ovary with massive ovarian edema
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:236-9. 2006
    ..A later spontaneous pregnancy demonstrated the practicality of this conservative treatment...
  82. ncbi request reprint Nipple reconstruction in Asian females using banked cartilage graft and modified top hat flap
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chung Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Br J Plast Surg 56:692-4. 2003
    ..Using the modified 'top hat' flap, we found that no excess soft tissue is required to compensate for the reduction. We have used this method in 25 cases of nipple reconstruction and have obtained satisfactory result in projection...
  83. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer recurrence after immediate reconstruction: patterns and significance
    Howard N Langstein
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:712-20; discussion 721-2. 2003
    ..These data support the continued use of immediate breast reconstruction without fear of concealing a recurrence or influencing the oncologic outcome...
  84. ncbi request reprint Comparison of guided bone formation from periosteum and muscle fascia
    Eric M Brey
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1216-22. 2007
    ..The authors performed a rigorous, quantitative, histomorphometric comparison of bone prefabrication in a large-animal model comparing graft implanted against muscle fascia and periosteum...
  85. ncbi request reprint Osteoradionecrosis with combined mandibulotomy and marginal mandibulectomy
    Chih Chun Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Chang Gung Cancer Center Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 115:1963-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the outcome of simultaneous anterior mandibulotomy and marginal mandibulectomy for patients with oral cavity cancer...
  86. doi request reprint Incidental positive internal mammary lymph nodes: a multiple international institutional investigation
    Mark A F Knight
    The Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, The University of California, Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 24:197-202. 2008
    ..With more frequent utilization of the internal mammary vessels, discussions regarding breast reconstruction should take this new oncological focus into consideration...