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

Birthday Greeting Video

February 15th, 2021

                       

Thank you very much, Profs. Koshima, Chang, Safa, Hong, Masia, Patel, Tzou, Chuang, Kao, Tsai and Wei, Tommy, Olivia, Johannes, Ines, and good friends and colleagues! It is so touched! ... Read More

                   

Thank you for your trust!

February 15th, 2021

                       

I just wanted to express my gratitude to two international patients who traveled from Canada and Sweden to undergo vascularized lymph node transfer at CGMH during the pandemic. Both suffered severe primary lymphedema for more than a decade. I appreciate their entrusting me with their care and allowing my team to get their health back on track. Not only there’s a significant reduction in the size of their lymphedematous limbs after the surgery; both no longer need to wear compression garments postoperatively which enormousl... Read More

                   

Congratulation! The 2nd Edition of Principles and Practice of Lymphedema Surgery was Published

February 15th, 2021

                       

I am extremely excited to share the great news that the 2nd edition of Principles and Practice of Lymphedema Surgery was published by Elsevier on February 1. Eight all-new chapters were added for covering primary lymphedema treatment, diagnostic tools of lymphoscintigraphy and indocyanine green lymphography, and immediate lymphatic reconstruction. This is one of the most referenced textbooks on lymphedema microsurgery. My sincere appreciation for Drs. David Chang, Ketan Patel, and all the honorable co-authors’ time and ded... Read More

                   

Congratulation! New Paper Published in The Journal of Microsurgery

July 15th, 2020

                       

Congratulation to Dr. Tiffany Ting-Fong Liu! It is great to share a new publication entitled “Lymphedema microsurgery improved outcomes of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema” in the Journal of Microsurgery. This article highlights the significant improvement of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema using either vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) or lymphovenous anastomosis (LVA). 85% of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema required a VLNT rather than LVA to achieve an optimal outcome and satisfactory quality ... 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

                   
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