Chin Ho Wong

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Publications

  1. pmc Changes in the facial skeleton with aging: implications and clinical applications in facial rejuvenation
    Bryan Mendelson
    The Centre for Facial Plastic Surgery, 109 Mathoura Road, Toorak, Vic, 3142, Australia
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 36:753-60. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Facial soft-tissue spaces and retaining ligaments of the midcheek: defining the premaxillary space
    Chin Ho Wong
    Singapore and Toorak, Victoria, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:49-56. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The anterolateral thigh perforator flap for reconstruction of knee defects
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 70:337-42. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint What is subacute necrotizing fasciitis? A proposed clinical diagnostic criteria
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Infect 52:415-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint A cautionary point in the harvest of the anterolateral thigh myocutaneous flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Rd, 169608 Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 62:637-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Anterolateral thigh flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, 169608, Singapore
    Head Neck 32:529-40. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Recurrent necrotizing fasciitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    C H Wong
    Department of Hand Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:909-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Perforator-sparing transposition flaps for lower limb defects: anatomic study and clinical application
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 58:614-21. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap incorporating the hemisoleus muscle for complex head and neck defects: anatomical study and clinical applications
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1956-64. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Maximizing the reliability and safety of the distally based sural artery flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Reconstr Microsurg 24:589-94. 2008

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Publications48

  1. pmc Changes in the facial skeleton with aging: implications and clinical applications in facial rejuvenation
    Bryan Mendelson
    The Centre for Facial Plastic Surgery, 109 Mathoura Road, Toorak, Vic, 3142, Australia
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 36:753-60. 2012
    ..For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authors www.springer.com/00266...
  2. doi request reprint Facial soft-tissue spaces and retaining ligaments of the midcheek: defining the premaxillary space
    Chin Ho Wong
    Singapore and Toorak, Victoria, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:49-56. 2013
    ..This anatomical study was undertaken to define the soft-tissue spaces, retaining ligaments, and their relations in the midcheek...
  3. doi request reprint The anterolateral thigh perforator flap for reconstruction of knee defects
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 70:337-42. 2013
    ..Large defects around the knee remain challenging reconstructive problems. We report our experience with the use of the anterolateral thigh perforator flap for various defects in this area, based on the anatomy seen intraoperatively...
  4. ncbi request reprint What is subacute necrotizing fasciitis? A proposed clinical diagnostic criteria
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Infect 52:415-9. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint A cautionary point in the harvest of the anterolateral thigh myocutaneous flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Rd, 169608 Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 62:637-9. 2009
    ..With this modification in the technique of flap harvest, we have consistently been able to safely and reliably perform this flap...
  6. doi request reprint Anterolateral thigh flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, 169608, Singapore
    Head Neck 32:529-40. 2010
    ..This paper clarifies the vascular anatomy of the flap and elaborates an approach to flap harvest that can be used to reliably harvest the flap in spite of the anomalies that may be encountered...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recurrent necrotizing fasciitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    C H Wong
    Department of Hand Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:909-11. 2004
    ..Recurrent soft tissue infection in a patient with previous MRSA-related necrotizing fasciitis should therefore be treated with a high index of suspicion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perforator-sparing transposition flaps for lower limb defects: anatomic study and clinical application
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 58:614-21. 2007
    ..It can safely be performed in the knee and upper and middle-thirds of the leg and can potentially be a valuable alternative to local muscle flaps for wounds in these areas...
  9. doi request reprint The fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap incorporating the hemisoleus muscle for complex head and neck defects: anatomical study and clinical applications
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1956-64. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the reliability and technical considerations for the inclusion of the hemisoleus with the fibula and skin paddle as a chimeric, peroneal artery-based flap...
  10. doi request reprint Maximizing the reliability and safety of the distally based sural artery flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Reconstr Microsurg 24:589-94. 2008
    ..With this approach our success rate with this flap was 98%. To maximize the reliability of the distally based sural artery flap, the sural nerve and short saphenous vein must be included with the flap along its entire length...
  11. ncbi request reprint Knee dislocations-a retrospective study comparing operative versus closed immobilization treatment outcomes
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, Singapore
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 12:540-4. 2004
    ..6, p=0.003). Our conclusion is that operative treatment with complete repair of all torn structures produces the best overall knee function with better knee stability and patient satisfaction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Capsular contracture in subglandular breast augmentation with textured versus smooth breast implants: a systematic review
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1224-36. 2006
    ..The authors reviewed the literature to evaluate the effectiveness of surface texturization in reducing capsular contracture...
  13. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic spinal epidural varices presenting with nerve impingement: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E347-50. 2003
    ..Two cases of symptomatic epidural varices are presented and the literature was reviewed on this entity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Calcified cephalohematoma: classification, indications for surgery and techniques
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    J Craniofac Surg 17:970-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, calcified cephalohematomas can safely be treated surgically with excellent outcome. It is hoped that this algorithm will serve as a useful and logical guide in decision making for the management of this condition...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear finite element simulations to elucidate the determinants of perforator patency in propeller flaps
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 59:672-8. 2007
    ..We found that the propeller flap is a feasible design. This study defined the determinants of perforator patency and will serve as a useful guide when performing such flaps...
  16. doi request reprint Approach to debridement in necrotizing fasciitis
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Am J Surg 196:e19-24. 2008
    ..Zone 3 is left alone. The aim of surgical debridement is to remove all infected tissue in a single operation. This halts the progression of the fasciitis and minimizes unnecessary returns to the operating room...
  17. doi request reprint The oblique branch trap in the harvest of the anterolateral thigh myocutaneous flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    W Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Mount Elizabeth Specialist Center, 329563 Singapore, Singapore
    Microsurgery 32:631-4. 2012
    ..Our case presented here was a "classic" intraoperative finding of this potential trap and the importance of defining the anatomy before committing oneself to the harvest by unroofing all the skin perforators was emphasized...
  18. doi request reprint Three-step approach to the harvest of the fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    J Trauma 69:459-65. 2010
    ..In this study, we describe a three-step approach to the harvest of the fibula OSC flap that is reliable and versatile...
  19. doi request reprint The anterolateral thigh - Vastus lateralis conjoint flap for complex defects of the lower limb
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:235-9. 2012
    ..The anterolateral thigh-vastus lateralis conjoint flap provides a superior reconstructive solution for these difficult wounds...
  20. doi request reprint The tear trough ligament: anatomical basis for the tear trough deformity
    Chin Ho Wong
    W Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1392-402. 2012
    ..The exact anatomical cause of the tear trough remains undefined. This study was performed to identify the anatomical basis for the tear trough deformity...
  21. ncbi request reprint The perforator-sparing buttock rotation flap for coverage of pressure sores
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1259-66. 2007
    ..The authors describe their approach of preserving and incorporating musculocutaneous perforators into the conventional rotation design...
  22. ncbi request reprint Subacute necrotising fasciitis
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 169608
    Lancet 364:1376. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Abdominal wall necrotizing fasciitis: it is still "Meleney's Minefield"
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:147e-150e. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Necrotizing fasciitis: clinical presentation, microbiology, and determinants of mortality
    Chin Ho Wong
    Changi General Hospital, Singapore
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1454-60. 2003
    ..The present report describes the clinical presentation and microbiological characteristics of this condition as well as the determinants of mortality associated with this uncommon surgical emergency...
  25. ncbi request reprint Four cases of necrotizing fasciitis caused by Klebsiella species
    C H Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, Singapore, 169608
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:403-7. 2004
    ..When treating Klebsiella necrotizing fasciitis, awareness of the potential for multiorgan involvement should prompt a thorough search for associated foci of infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Group B Streptococcus necrotizing fasciitis: an emerging disease?
    C H Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, Singapore, 169608
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:573-5. 2004
  27. doi request reprint Use of the slit arteriotomy for end-to-side arterial anastomosis in free-tissue transfers to the extremities
    Bien Keem Tan
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:1519-23. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the reliability and advantages of the slit arteriotomy for end-to-side arterial anastomosis...
  28. ncbi request reprint The LRINEC (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis) score: a tool for distinguishing necrotizing fasciitis from other soft tissue infections
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Crit Care Med 32:1535-41. 2004
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  29. doi request reprint An algorithm for recipient vessel selection in microsurgical head and neck reconstruction
    Hui Ling Chia
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Reconstr Microsurg 27:47-56. 2011
    ..When these are exhausted, the external jugular vein and end-to-side anastomosis to the IJV are considered. We found this algorithm to be reliable in identifying the appropriate vessels in all cases...
  30. doi request reprint Modifications of the radial forearm flap phalloplasty for female-to-male gender reassignment
    Colin Song
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Reconstr Microsurg 27:115-20. 2011
    ..None of the patients regretted undergoing gender transformation. Patients are satisfied with the surgical result and generally prepared to accept its potential costs, in view of the significant psychological and legal benefits...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of the omentum flap as additional soft-tissue cover for abdominal wall defects reconstructed with Gore-Tex
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1715-20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to present a novel technique of using the omentum as an interpositional flap to protect the Gore-Tex repair of the abdominal wall...
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of the soleus musculocutaneous perforator for skin paddle salvage of the fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap: anatomical study and clinical confirmation
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1576-84. 2007
    ..However, in 5 to 10 percent of lower limbs, these perforators are absent. This anatomical study evaluated use of the soleus musculocutaneous perforator for skin paddle salvage in such situations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Necrotising fasciitis and traditional medical therapy-- a dangerous liaison
    Yi Jia Lim
    Department of Hand Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:270-3. 2006
    ..Necrotising fasciitis is a disease associated with high morbidity and mortality, and multi-focal necrotising fasciitis is uncommon. We present 2 cases of concurrent necrotising fasciitis of contralateral upper and lower limbs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intermittent short saphenous vein phlebotomy: an effective technique of relieving venous congestion in the distally based sural artery flap
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 58:303-7. 2007
    ..Herein, we present our technique of phlebotomy to relieve flap congestion. Venous blood is intermittently drained via an exteriorized segment of the short saphenous vein until flap circulation normalizes...
  35. doi request reprint Lower gluteal muscle flap and buttock fascio-cutaneous rotation flap for reconstruction of perineal defects after abdomino-perineal resections
    Bien Keem Tan
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1678-83. 2012
    ..The inferior fibres were used to fill the pelvic cavity, whilst the superior fibres were preserved to maintain hip function. The buttock rotation flap was used for skin closure...
  36. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:101-6. 2005
    ..However, paucity of specific cutaneous signs makes early recognition extremely difficult. This review highlights recent developments in the approaches to the diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Staging of necrotizing fasciitis based on the evolving cutaneous features
    Yi Shi Wang
    Division of Dermatology, Changi General Hospital, Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Int J Dermatol 46:1036-41. 2007
    ..Our aim was to study the manifestations of the cutaneous signs of necrotizing fasciitis as the disease evolves...
  38. doi request reprint Surgical anatomy of the medial sural artery perforator flap
    Man Zhi Wong
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Reconstr Microsurg 28:555-60. 2012
    ..It has tremendous potential for applications in a variety of soft-tissue defects. We aimed to further clarify the vascular anatomy of the medial sural region and establish a safe approach for elevation of this flap...
  39. ncbi request reprint Plasma free hemoglobin: a novel diagnostic test for assessment of the depth of burn injury
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1206-13. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that the level of plasma free hemoglobin following burn injury is correlated to the depth of burn injury, and they evaluated this hypothesis in a murine model...
  40. doi request reprint Free digital artery flap: an ideal flap for large finger defects in situations where local flaps are precluded
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Plast Surg 60:254-9. 2008
    ..Donor-site morbidity can be minimized by preservation of the digital nerve, firmly securing the skin graft with bolster dressings, and early mobilization of the donor finger...
  41. doi request reprint Combined use of liposuction and arthroscopic shaver in lower-limb fasciocutaneous flap contouring
    Adrian Ooi
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:538-42. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the combined use of liposuction and arthroscopic shaving is simple and effective in the contouring of fasciocutaneous flaps leading to good patient satisfaction and enabling the use of normal footwear...
  42. doi request reprint An anomalous septocutaneous perforator to the skin paddle of the fibula osteocutaneous flap originating from the posterior tibial artery
    Bien Keem Tan
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:690-2. 2009
    ..The clinical implications and techniques for overcoming this anomalous situation are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Posterior perforation of gastric ulcer
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Dig Dis Sci 49:1882-3. 2004
  44. pmc Cutaneous melioidosis and necrotizing fasciitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei
    Yi Shi Wang
    Changi General Hospital, Singapore
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1484-5. 2003
    ..While it is and uncommon complication of cutaneous melioidosis, necrotizing fasciitis is potentially fatal and requires aggressive management, including early diagnosis, appropriate antibiotics selection and operative d├ębridement...
  45. ncbi request reprint A modified technique of percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in the oedematous burned patient
    Bien Keem Tan
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, 169608 Singapore, Singapore
    Burns 31:505-9. 2005
    ..The advantages of the modified technique are demonstrated in anatomical dissections. This technique is a viable alternative when conventional techniques fail...
  46. ncbi request reprint Posterior perforation of peptic ulcers: presentation and outcome of an uncommon surgical emergency
    Chin Ho Wong
    Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Surgery 135:321-5. 2004
    ..Posterior perforation of peptic ulcer is a distinct clinical entity not commonly encountered. This report evaluates the presentation, diagnosis, management, and outcome of this acute surgical condition...
  47. pmc Use of the fix and flap approach to complex open elbow injury: the role of the free anterolateral thigh flap
    Christopher Hoe Kong Chui
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Arch Plast Surg 39:130-6. 2012
    ..Complex elbow injuries with associated nerve, muscle, or joint injury commonly develop post-inury stiffness. In order to preserve function, joint congruency, elbow stability and durable wound coverage must be achieved in a timely manner...
  48. pmc Chest wall reconstruction using a combined musculocutaneous anterolateral-anteromedial thigh flap
    Pearlie W W Tan
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Indian J Plast Surg 43:88-91. 2010
    ..We explain our rationale for and the advantages of combining the musculocutaneous anterolateral thigh flap with the anteromedial-rectus femoris thigh flap...