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Say Goodbye to Compression Garments after Dr. Cheng’s Lymphedema Microsurgery

New Paper Published in Annals of Surgical Oncology

June 25th, 2020

                       

Hearty appreciation and congratulations to all co-authors for their brilliant research, clinical excellence, diligent efforts, and substantial contribution to our recently published article - "Simultaneous Ipsilateral Vascularized Lymph Node Transplantation and Contralateral Lymphovenous Anastomosis in Bilateral Extremity Lymphedema with Different Severities" in Annals of Surgical Oncology (DOI 10.1245/s10434-020-08720-2). This paper is the first to utilize both lymphoscintigraphy and ICG to assess the asymmetric lymphedema ... Read More

                   

Congratulation! New Paper Published in Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

June 1st, 2020

                       

I would like to congratulate everyone involved in the recent paper published in June 2020, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. This research is the first study for lymphedema patients using morphormic analysis. The subfascial compartment was experimented and proved to be involved for lymphedema treatment besides the fat tissue (suprafascial) compartment. The successful result of this innovative study was a collaborative effort by both Plastic Surgery of the University of Michigan and CGMH. I would like to personally thank Drs. P... Read More

                   

Congratulation! Papers Published in the Journal Surgical Oncology

Congratulation! Papers Published in the Journal Surgical Oncology

December 29th, 2019

                       

I want to express my sincere appreciation to the Editor-in-Chief Dr. Stephen Sener of Journal Surgical Oncology, and the co-guest editors Ketan Patel, David W Chang, Jaume Masia, and Isao Koshima, for the publications of supplement issue of the 8th World Symposium for Lymphedema Surgery in Volume 121, Issue 1, Journal Surgical Oncology, January 2020. My heartfelt thanks for the dedication, hard work, and contributions to our fellows, residents, colleagues and research team. Without support from all of you, this superlative p... Read More

                   

Lower Extremity Lymphedema Patient by Mr. Sassan from Iran

December 22nd, 2019

                       

I would like to extend a big thank you to Dr. Cheng and his wonderful team at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. Their attention to details to ensure my surgery was a success was second to none. I had never seen anything like this before. I am lost for words. Dr. Cheng, thank you for giving me my life back. I will be indebted to you for the rest of my life. You're a lifesaver! ... Read More

                   

Congratulation! Two Papers Published in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

November 15th, 2019

                       

I feel so happy and humbled to share the great news that two research papers were recently published in the October Issue at Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open and Plastic Surgery (SAGE Journals). The first paper was to validate the accuracy of the manual tape measurement that is reproducible and proven by the CT morphomics analysis for lymphedema extremity. The second one was to differentiate the process between arterial and venous occlusion using laser Doppler Flowmetry in a free tissue transfer. It is solely beca... Read More

                   

Raises Breast Reconstruction Awareness in October

October 16th, 2019

                       

It was a great pleasure and honor to share my journey as a surgeon of breast constructions at the grand round of our Department at CGMH this morning. A one-hour recap of my surgical publications (40 SCI papers, 7 book chapters, and 1 book), approaches, techniques, and outcomes of autologous and implant-based breast reconstructions, and a future outlook was presented to the audience. Patient satisfaction and improved life quality are always essential for my surgical results. With strong support from many local organizations, ... Read More

                   

Chang Gung Welcomes Dr. Jesse C. Selber As a Visiting Professor

October 3rd, 2019

                       

Great to have Professor Jesse C. Selber, an incredibly talented robotic-microsurgeon, from The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center as our Visiting Professor this week. The residents, fellows and faculty were so impressed and excited to witness his stunning talks on “Vascularized composite allograft”, “Breast implant associated - anaplastic large cell lymphoma” and “Robotics in plastic surgery. We appreciate his time, knowledge and experience shared with us. Thanks for being such an amazing teacher, frien... Read More

                   

Dr. Cheng Was Invited to The University of Michigan As an Adjunct Professor

August 12th, 2019

                       

It was a great pleasure visiting the University of Michigan again and being part of their excellent medical education as an adjunct professor. I am so proud of their outstanding faculty and have learned a lot from their organization, enthusiasm and hard work. It was a great honor for allowing me to present my 2 recent published research papers, demonstrate cadaver dissections, and have a successful discussion meeting for next joint research projects. I would like to express my thankfulness to Dr. Paul Cederna for his warm ho... Read More

                   

Congratulation! New Paper Published in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

August 8th, 2019

                       

I am so excited and feel humbled to share the great news that our recent article “Comparison of Outcomes between Side-to-End and End-to-End Lymphovenous Anastomoses for Early-Grade Extremity Lymphedema” was published in the Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, August 2019. This accomplishment cannot be achieved without the hard work, support, and talents of our team. Congratulations on their well-deserved success and achievement! ... Read More

                   

Chang Gung Welcomes Dr. Bauback Safa, Mang Chen and Melissa Poh

August 6th, 2019

                       

We are so delighted to have an outstanding plastic surgeon, 2019 Godina Fellow of ASRM visiting our Department last week - Dr. Bauback Safa from the Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA. Surgery is teamworking. Through collaborations with Drs. Bauback Safa, Mang Chen and Melissa Poh, we successfully performed two gender-affirming surgeries including male-to-female and female-to-male procedures. Great satisfaction for both patients and doctors on the operation results. It was a unique experience and a rich exchange of knowledge ... Read More

                   
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