David Chwei Chin Chuang

Summary

Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi The reconstructive strategy for improving elbow function in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:116-26; discussion 127-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Technique evolution for facial paralysis reconstruction using functioning free muscle transplantation--experience of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Chang Gung University, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan 105, Taiwan
    Clin Plast Surg 29:449-59, v. 2002
  3. ncbi Free proximal gracilis muscle and its skin paddle compound flap transplantation for complex facial paralysis
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:126-32; discussion 133-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Surgical strategy for infant obstetrical brachial plexus palsy: experiences at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:132-42; discussion 143-4. 2005
  5. ncbi Neurotization and free muscle transfer for brachial plexus avulsion injury
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan
    Hand Clin 23:91-104. 2007
  6. ncbi Traction avulsion amputation of the major upper limb: a proposed new classification, guidelines for acute management, and strategies for secondary reconstruction
    D C Chuang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1624-38. 2001
  7. ncbi Nerve transfers in adult brachial plexus injuries: my methods
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung University Hospital, 199 Tun Hwa North Road, Taipei Linkou, Taipei 105, Taiwan
    Hand Clin 21:71-82. 2005
  8. ncbi Surgical strategy for improving forearm and hand function in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, and Department of Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1934-46. 2002
  9. ncbi Have we found an ideal soft-tissue flap? An experience with 672 anterolateral thigh flaps
    Fu Chan Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College and University, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei 10591, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2219-26; discussion 2227-30. 2002
  10. ncbi Traumatic major muscle loss in the upper extremity: reconstruction using functioning free muscle transplantation
    Shye Horng Lin
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 20:227-35. 2004

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Publications24

  1. ncbi The reconstructive strategy for improving elbow function in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:116-26; discussion 127-9. 2002
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  2. ncbi Technique evolution for facial paralysis reconstruction using functioning free muscle transplantation--experience of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Chang Gung University, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei, Taiwan 105, Taiwan
    Clin Plast Surg 29:449-59, v. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Free proximal gracilis muscle and its skin paddle compound flap transplantation for complex facial paralysis
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:126-32; discussion 133-5. 2004
    ..Satisfactory results of facial reanimation were recorded in five patients after all stages were completed. The remaining three patients are undergoing physical therapy and waiting for revision of the skin paddle...
  4. ncbi Surgical strategy for infant obstetrical brachial plexus palsy: experiences at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:132-42; discussion 143-4. 2005
    ..Strategies for management of infant obstetrical brachial plexus palsy remain controversial, including timing of surgery and treatment modalities...
  5. ncbi Neurotization and free muscle transfer for brachial plexus avulsion injury
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan
    Hand Clin 23:91-104. 2007
    ..For functioning free muscle transplantation, every effort should be made to achieve direct nerve repair rather than direct end-to-end vessel repair...
  6. ncbi Traction avulsion amputation of the major upper limb: a proposed new classification, guidelines for acute management, and strategies for secondary reconstruction
    D C Chuang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1624-38. 2001
    ..The final functional outcome can also be anticipated prospectively through this classification system...
  7. ncbi Nerve transfers in adult brachial plexus injuries: my methods
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung University Hospital, 199 Tun Hwa North Road, Taipei Linkou, Taipei 105, Taiwan
    Hand Clin 21:71-82. 2005
    ..Intrinsic hand function was obtained with help of dynamic splinting for interphalangeal joint extension and arthrodesis of thumb joints asa post for opposition...
  8. ncbi Surgical strategy for improving forearm and hand function in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, and Department of Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1934-46. 2002
    ..Sensory disturbance of the forearm and hand in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy seems a minor problem and further sensory reconstruction is unnecessary...
  9. ncbi Have we found an ideal soft-tissue flap? An experience with 672 anterolateral thigh flaps
    Fu Chan Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College and University, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei 10591, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2219-26; discussion 2227-30. 2002
    ..It is a versatile soft-tissue flap in which thickness and volume can be adjusted for the extent of the defect, and it can replace most soft-tissue free flaps in most clinical situations...
  10. ncbi Traumatic major muscle loss in the upper extremity: reconstruction using functioning free muscle transplantation
    Shye Horng Lin
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 20:227-35. 2004
    ..This type of injury should be recognized as providing a good prognosis after application of the FFMT, and arbitrary amputation should be avoided...
  11. doi Free tissue transfer for the treatment of facial paralysis
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Facial Plast Surg 24:194-203. 2008
    ..The technique of evolution has shown encouraging results to achieve the goal of rapid restoration and fewer scars on the donor leg...
  12. doi Comparative study of single-, double-, and triple-nerve transfer to a common target: experimental study of rat brachial plexus
    Andres Rodriguez
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1155-62. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the recovery of a common target motor function after different single and combined motor nerve transfers in rat brachial plexus model...
  13. doi Brachial plexus reconstruction based on the new definition of level of injury
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Injury 39:S23-9. 2008
    ..Taken together, these options can make brachial plexus surgery a worthy pursuit and make a useless limb useful...
  14. doi Minimum 4-year follow-up on contralateral C7 nerve transfers for brachial plexus injuries
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Hand Surg Am 37:270-6. 2012
    ..We report our 20-year experience using CC7 transfer for BPI, all of which had at least 4 years of follow-up...
  15. doi The possibility and potential feasibility of putting an extra functioning free muscle transplant onto a normal limb: experimental rat study
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical College and University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:853-9. 2011
    ..This study was designed to investigate the possible and potential feasibility of transferring an extra free muscle transplant onto a normal limb...
  16. doi Evaluation of single-, double-, and triple-nerve transfers for shoulder abduction in 90 patients with supraclavicular brachial plexus injury
    Alexander Cardenas-Mejia
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1470-8. 2008
    ..The authors evaluated and compared the results of single-, double-, and triple-nerve transfer techniques in producing shoulder abduction in supraclavicular brachial plexus injuries...
  17. ncbi Sensory reinnervation of a musculocutaneous flap: an experimental rabbit study
    Lung I Lu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan ROC
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:291-8. 2006
    ..The control group did not display any sensory regeneration...
  18. doi Nerve transfer with functioning free muscle transplantation
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan 33305, Taiwan
    Hand Clin 24:377-88, vi. 2008
    ..He outlines the eight major principles for nerve transfer with FFMT, basing his conclusions on the more than 333 patients who received FFMT between 1995 and 2005 in his hospital...
  19. doi Adult brachial plexus reconstruction with the level of injury: review and personal experience
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:e359-69. 2009
    ..A significant improvement in results has been achieved by a better understanding of various methods of reconstruction and prolonged postoperative rehabilitation...
  20. ncbi Surgical strategies for brachial plexus polio-like paralysis
    Han Tsung Liao
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University corrected Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:482-93. 2007
    ..This study is the first to describe the clinical course and propose a surgical strategy for disabilities related to poliomyelitis-like paralysis...
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi One-stage reconstruction for bilateral Möbius syndrome: simultaneous use of bilateral spinal accessory nerves to innervate 2 free muscles for facial reanimation
    Johnny Chuieng Yi Lu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 70:180-6. 2013
    ..Möbius syndrome (MS) can present with unilateral or bilateral facial paralysis. In performing 1-stage bilateral MS facial reanimation, we used bilateral spinal accessory (XI) nerves to innervate 2 free functional muscle transfers (FFMTs)...
  23. doi One-stage procedure using spinal accessory nerve (XI)-innervated free muscle for facial paralysis reconstruction
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:117e-29e. 2013
    ..For the treatment of facial paralysis, functioning free muscle transplantation has become accepted standard treatment. Choice of donor nerve and number of surgery stages, however, are still matters of great debate...
  24. ncbi 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...