Scientific Publications

1. Chin-Ho Wong, Pierce KH Chow, Heng-Nung Koong, Alexander Chung, Choon-Hua Thng. Anterior Diaphragmatic Adenopathy in Primary Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2003 Mar; 18 (3): 352 – 354.

2. Chin-Ho Wong, Haw-Chong Chang, Shanker Pasupathy, Lay-Wai Khin, Jee-Lim Tan, Cheng-Ooi Low. Necrotizing Fasciitis: Clinical Presentation, Microbiology and Determinants of Mortality. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (America) 2003 August; 85-A (8): 1454 – 1460.

3. Chin-Ho Wong, Yu-Meng Tan, Wan-Cheng Chow, Puay-Hoon Tan, Wai-Keong Wong. Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome: A Clinical Spectrum with Correlation between Cutaneous and Gastrointestinal Manifestations. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2003 August; 18(8): 1000 - 1002.

4. Chin-Ho Wong, Paul TH Thng, Fei Ling Thoo, Cheng-Ooi Low. Symptomatic spinal epidural varices presenting with nerve impingement- Report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Spine 2003 September; 28 (17): E 347 – E 350.

5. Yi-Shi Wang, Chin-Ho Wong, Asok Kurup. Cutaneous Melioidosis and Necrotizing Fasciitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei. Emerging Infectious Disease 2003 November; 9 (11): 1484 - 5

6. Chin-Ho Wong, Pierce KH Chow, Hock-Soo Ong, Weng-Hong Chan, Lay-Wai Khin, Khee-Chee Soo. Posterior Perforation of Peptic Ulcer: Presentation and Outcome of an Uncommon Surgical Emergency. Surgery 2004; 135 (3): 321 - 5

7. Chin-Ho Wong. Necrotizing Fasciitis: Clinical Presentation, Microbiology and Determinants of Mortality, Letter to Editor. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (America) 2004; 85-A (4): 869 – 870.

8. Chin-Ho Wong, Asok Kurup, Yi-Shi Wang, Kien-Seng Heng, Kok-Chai Tan. Single-Organism Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Klebsiella Species. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2004; 23 (5): 403 – 407

9. Chin-Ho Wong, Jee-Lim Tan, Haw-Chong Chang, Lay-Wai Khin, Cheng-Ooi Low. Knee Dislocations: Outcome of Operative Vs Closed Immobilization Treatment Outcomes. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy- 2004 Nov;12(6):540-4.

10. Chin-Ho Wong, Lay-Wai Khin, Kien-Seng Heng, Kok-Chai Tan, Cheng-Ooi Low. The LRINEC (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis) Score: A Tool for Distinguishing Necrotizing Fasciitis from Other Soft Tissue Infections. Critical Care Medicine 2004; 32(7):1535-1541

11. Chin-Ho Wong, Asok Kurup, Kok-Chai Tan. Group B Streptococcus Necrotizing Fasciitis: An Emerging Disease? European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2004; 23 (7): 573 – 575

12. Chin-Ho Wong, Haw-Chong Chang, Cheng-Ooi Low. Paget-Schroetter Syndrome: Case Report and Review of the Literature. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2004. Volume 2 Number 1.

13. Chin-Ho Wong, Soo-Heong Tan, Asok Kurup, Agnes BH Tan. Recurrent Necrotizing Fasciitis caused by Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2004 Dec;23(12):909-1 Epub 2004 Nov 13.

14. Chin-Ho Wong, Soo-Heong Tan. Subacute necrotizing fasciitis. Lancet 2004; 364: 1376.

15. Chin-Ho Wong, Pierce K.H. Chow. Posterior perforation of gastric ulcer. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2004 Nov-Dec; 49(11-12): 1882-3.

16. Chin-Ho Wong. Tissue oxygen saturation monitoring in diagnosing necrotizing fasciitis: A useful tool but only for a selected few. (Letter) Annals of Emergency Medicine 2005 Apr;45(4):461-2

17. Chin-Ho Wong, Yi-Shi Wang. The diagnosis of necrotizing fasciitis. Current Opinion in Infectious Disease 2005 Apr; 18(2): 101-6.

18. Bien-Keem Tan, Chin-Ho Wong, Robert Ng, Martin HS Huang, Seng-Teik Lee. A modified technique of percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in the oedematous burned patient. Burns 2005 Jun; 31(4): 505-9.

19. Chin-Ho Wong, Colin Song, Yee-Siang Ong, Bien-Keem Tan, Kok-Chai Tan, Chee-Liam Foo. Abdominal wall necrotizing fasciitis; It is still ‘Meleney’s Minefield’. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 117 (7): 147e – 150e

20. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien Keem Tan, Heng-Nung Koong, Chong-Hee Lim, Soo-Peng Chew, Colin Song. Use of the omentum flap as additional soft-tissue cover for abdominal wall defects reconstructed with Gore-Tex. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2005 Nov; 116 (6):1715-20.

21. Chin-Ho Wong, Lay-Wai Khin. The clinical relevance of the laboratory risk indicator for necrotizing fasciitis (LRINEC) score for the assessment of early necrotizing fasciitis (Letter). Critical Care Medicine 2005 Jul; 33(7):1677.

22. Chin-Ho Wong, Colin Song, Kien-Seng Heng, Irene H.C. Kee, Sim-Leng Tien, Priyanthi Kumarasinghe, Lay-Wai Khin, Kok-Chai Tan. Plasma free hemoglobin: A novel diagnostic test for the assessment of depth of burn injury. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 117: 1206 – 1213.

23. Yi-Jia Lim, Fok-Chuan Yong, Chin-Ho Wong, Agnes BH Tan. Necrotizing fasciitis and traditional medical therapy- A dangerous liaison. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore 2006; 35 (4): 270 – 273.

24. Chin-Ho Wong, Yi-Shi Wang. What is subacute necrotizing fasciitis?: A Proposed Clinical Diagnostic Criteria. Journal of Infection. 2006 Jun; 52(6):415-9.

25. Chin-Ho Wong, Chee-Liam Foo, Wan-Tiew Seow. Calcified cephalohematoma: Classification, indications for surgery and techniques. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2006; 17(5): 970 – 979

26. Chin-Ho Wong, Miny Samuel, Bien-Keem Tan, Colin Song. Capsular contracture in subglandular breast augmentation with textured versus smooth breast implants: A systematic review. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 118(5) October: 1224-1236

27. Chin-Ho Wong, Colin Song. The ‘intra-muscular’ rectus abdominis pedicle. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2007 May; 119(6):1964-5

28. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan, Colin Song. The perforator sparing buttock rotation flap for coverage of buttock pressure sore. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 119 (April): 1259 – 1266

29. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan, Fu-Chan Wei, Colin Song. The use of soleus musculocutaneous perforator for skin paddle salvage in the fibula osteocutaneous flap: Anatomic study and clinical confirmation. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 120 (6): 1576 – 1584

30. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan. Intermittent short saphenous vein phlebotomy: An effective way of relieving venous congestion in the distally based sural artery flap. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007; 58 (Mar) : 303 – 307

31. Betul Gozel Ulusal, Ali Engin Ulusal, Jeng-Yee Lin, Bien-Keem Tan, Chin-Ho Wong, Colin Song, Fu-Chan Wei. The anatomical and technical aspect of harvesting auricle as a neurovascular fascial subunit transplant in humans. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 120 (6): 1540 - 1545

32. Yi-Shi Wang, Chin-Ho Wong. Staging of necrotizing fasciitis based on the evolving cutaneous features. International Journal of Dermatology 46 (10), 1036–1041

33. Chin-Ho Wong, Colin Song. Laboratory assessment of Depth of Burns (Reply). Plastic Reconstructive Surgery- 2007; 119 (Feb): 752 – 753

34. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan. Perforator-Sparing Transposition Flap for Lower Limb Defects: Anatomic Study and Clinical Application. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007; 58 (July): 614 – 621.

35. Colin Song, Chin-Ho Wong. A Safer Technique for In-Situ Calvarial Bone Graft Harvesting using the Metal Ruler. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007; 58 (Mar): 350 – 351

36. Chin-Ho Wong, Fangsen Cui, Bien-Keem Tan, Zhuangjian Liu, Heow-Pueh Lee, C. Lu, Chee-Liam Foo, Colin Song. Finite Element Simulations to Elucidate the Determinants of Perforator Patency during Sequential Twisting. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007 Dec; 59(6):672-678.

37. Bien-Keem Tan, Chin-Ho Wong. An Anomalous Septocutaneous Perforator to the Skin Paddle of the Fibula Osteocutaneous Flap Originating from the Posterior Tibial Artery. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery- 2009 May; 62(5): 690-2.

38. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan. Maximizing the Reliability and Safety of the Distally Based Sural Artery Flap. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2008 Nov; 24(8): 589-94.

39. Chin-Ho Wong, Lam-Chuan Teoh, Jonathan Lee, Andrew K.-T Yam, David Khoo, Fok-Chuan Yong. The free digital artery flap: An ideal flap in situations where local flaps are precluded. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2008; 60(3): 254 – 259

40. Chin-Ho Wong, Andrew K.-T Yam, Agnes B.-H Tan, Colin Song. Approach to Debridement in necrotizing fasciitis. The American Journal of Surgery 2008; 196 (3): e19 – e24

41. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan. Perforator-plus flaps or perforator-sparing flaps: Different names, same concept. (Letter) Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 120 (6): 1746 – 1747

42. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan. Necrotizing fasciitis of the breast. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2008 Nov; 122(5): 151e-152e

43. Bien-Keem Tan, Chin-Ho Wong, Winston Chew, Soo-Wan Hong. The preferential use of slit arteriortomy for end-to-side arterial anastomosis in free tissue transfer to the extremities. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Nov; 62(11):1519-23.

44. Gavin CW Kang, Jonathan Y.-L Lee, Chin-Ho Wong. Simultaneous infected pseudoaneurysm and suppurative tenosynovitis resulting from radial artery cannulation. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2008 Aug; 9(4): 489-92.

45. Chin-Ho Wong, Jeng-Yee Lin, Fu-Chan Wei. The Bottom-Up Approach to the Suprafascial Harvest of the Radial Forearm Flap. The American Journal of Surgery. 2008 Nov; 196(5): e60-64.

46. Chang-Chen Chang, Chin-Ho Wong, Fu-Chan Wei. Free style free flaps Injury. 2008 Sep; 39 Suppl 3:S57-61.

47. Song C, Por YC, Wong CH, Woo EK. Novel use of continuous topical papaverine infusion delivered via a balloon pump to help maintain vascular patency in a case of intractable arterial spasm in a smoker. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008; 8: 988 – 989.

48. Chin-Ho Wong, Fu-Chan Wei, Brian Fu, Ying-An Chen, Jeng-Yee Lin. Alternative vascular pedicle of the anterolateral thigh: The oblique branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2009; 123: 571 – 577

49. Chin-Ho Wong, Huang-Kai Gao, Brian Fu, Jeng-Yee Lin. A cautionary point on the harvest of the anterolateral thigh myocutaneous flap. Annals of Plastic Surgery 62(6): 637-639, June 2009.

50. Chin-Ho Wong, Chih-Hung Lin, Brian Fu, Jen-Feng Fang. Reconstruction of complex abdominal wall defects with free flaps: Indications and outcome Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Aug; 124(2): 500-9.

51. Chin-Ho Wong, Fu-Chan Wei. Microsurgical free flaps for head and neck reconstructions. Head and Neck. 2010 Sep; 32(9): 1236 - 45. Review.

52. Pearlie WW Tan, Chin-Ho Wong, Yee-Siang Ong, Colin Song. The Use of Urgotul in the Treatment of Partial Thickness Burns and Split Thickness Skin Graft Donor Sites: A Prospective Control Study. Int Wound J. 2009 Aug; 6(4): 295-300.

53. Chin-Ho Wong, Yee-Siang Ong, Bien-Keem Tan, Colin Song. The fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap incorporating the hemi-soleus Muscle (FOCHS Flap) for complex head and neck defects: Anatomical study and Clinical applications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Dec; 124(6): 1956-64.

54. Chin-Ho Wong, Fu-Chan Wei. The anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap. Head and Neck. 2010 Apr; 32(4): 529-40. Review.

55. Chin-Ho Wong, Fu-Chan Wei. Alternative vascular pedicle of the anterolateral thigh: The oblique branch of the lateral circumflex femoral artery. (Reply) Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Sep; 124 (3): 1012 - 1013

56. Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan. The three-step-approach to the harvest of the fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap. Journal of Trauma 2010 Aug; 69(2): 459-65.

57. Fong TH, Wong CH, Lin JY, Liao CK, Ho LY, Tsai FC. Correction of asymmetric calf hypertrophy with differential selective neurectomy. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2010 Jun; 34 (3):335-9. (Joint first author)

58. Hui-Ling Chia, Chin-Ho Wong, Bien-Keem Tan, Kok-Chai Tan, Yee-Siang Ong. An algorithm for recipient vessel selection in microsurgical head and neck reconstruction. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 2011; 27(1): 47 – 56

59. Jonal Kua, Chin-Ho Wong, Siew-Weng Ng, Kok-Chai Tan. The island pedicled anterolateral thigh flap (pALT) via the lateral subcutaneous tunnel for recurrent ischial ulcers. Journal of plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery 2011 Jan; 64(1): e21-3.

60. Pearlie WW Tan, Chin-Ho Wong, Heng-Nung Koong, Bien-Keem Tan. Chest wall reconstruction using a combined musculocutaneous anterolateral-anteromedial thigh flap. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 2010; 43(1): 88 – 91

61. Song Colin, Munzhi Wong, Chin-Ho Wong, Yee Siang Ong. Modifications of the radial forearm flap phalloplasty for female-to-male gender reassignment. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2011 Feb; 27(2):115-20.

62. Teo WL, Wong CH, Song C. Morpheaform facial basal cell carcinoma - a 16-year experience in an Asian center. Int J Dermatol. 2012 Nov;51(11):1396-8

63. Wong CH, Ong YS, Wei FC. The anterolateral thigh - Vastus lateralis conjoint flap for complex defects of the lower limb. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012; 65(2): 235 – 9

64. Wong CH, Goh T, Tan BK, Ong YS. The anterolateral thigh perforator flap for reconstruction of knee defects. Ann Plast Surg. E Pub ahead of print 2012 Jan 5

65. Chin-Ho Wong, Michael Hsieh, Bryan Mendelson. The Tear Trough Ligament, the anatomical basis for the tear trough deformity. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012; 129 (6): 1392 – 1402. Discussion by Joel Pessa 1403 – 1404

66. Bryan Mendelson, Chin-Ho Wong. Changes of the facial skeleton with aging: Implications and clinical applications in facial rejuvenation. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 2012 Aug; 36(4): 753-60.

67. Chin-Ho Wong, Yee Siang Ong, Fu-Chan Wei. Revisiting the vascular supply of the rectus femoris and its relevance in the harvest of the anterolateral thigh flap. Ann Plas Surg: 2012 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print]

68. Chin-Ho Wong. The ‘Oblique Branch Trap’ in the harvest of the anterolateral thigh myocutaneous flap. Microsurgery 2012 Nov; 32(8):631-4

69. Munzhi Wong, Chin-Ho Wong, Vincent Tay. Surgical anatomy of the medial sural artery perforator flap. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery: 2012 Oct;28(8):555-60.

70. Christopher Chui, Chin-Ho Wong, Winston Chew, Mun-Hon Low and Bien-Keem Tan. The use of the fix and flap approach to complex open elbow injury: the role of the free anterolateral thigh flap. Archives of Plastic Surgery 2012; 39: 130 – 136

71. Tan BK, Terence G, Wong CH, Sim R. Lower gluteal muscle flap and buttock fascio-cutaneous rotation flap for reconstruction of perineal defects after abdomino-perineal resections. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Dec; 65(12):1678-83.

72. Chin-Ho Wong, Rollin K Daniel. Immediate Functional and Cosmetic Open Rhinoplasty following Acute Nasal Fractures: Our Experience in Asian Noses. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 2013; 33(4): 505 - 515

74. Bien-Keem Tan, Chin-Ho Wong, Hung-Chi Chen. Anatomical Variations in head and neck reconstruction. Semin in Plast Surg. 2010: 24; 155 - 170

75. Ooi A, Wong CH, Ong YS. Combined use of liposuction and arthroscopic shaver in lower-limb fasciocutaneous flap contouring.J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jan 24

76. Ooi A, Wong CH, Ong YS. Combined use of liposuction and arthroscopic shaver in lower-limb fasciocutaneous flap contouring.J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jan 24

77. Wong CH, Ong YS, Wei FC. Revisiting vascular supply of the rectus femoris and its relevance in the harvest of the anterolateral thigh flap. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Nov;71(5):586-90.

78. Mendelson BC, Wong CH. Plast Reconstr Surg. Surgical anatomy of the middle premasseter space and its application in sub-SMAS face lift surgery.2013 Jul;132(1):57-64.

79. Wong CH, Mendelson B. Facial soft-tissue spaces and retaining ligaments of the midcheek: defining the premaxillary space. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jul;132(1):49-56.

80. Wong CH, Mendelson B. Mid Cheek Lift Utilizing Facial Soft Tissue Spaces of The Mid Cheek. Plast Reconstr Surg. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Dec;136(6):1155-65.

81. Wong CH, Mendelson B. Newer Understanding of Specific Anatomic Targets in the Aging Face as Applied to Injectables: Aging Changes in the Craniofacial Skeleton and Facial Ligaments. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov;136(5 Suppl):44S-8S

82. Rho NK, Chang YY, Chao YY, Furuyama N, Huang PY, Kerscher M, Kim HJ, Park JY, Peng HL, Rummaneethorn P, Rzany B, Sundaram H, Wong CH, Yang Y, Prasetyo AD. Consensus Recommendations for Optimal Augmentation of the Asian Face with Hyaluronic Acid and Calcium Hydroxylapatite Fillers.Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov;136(5):940-56.

83. Tan BK, Terence G, Wong CH, Sim R. Lower gluteal muscle flap and buttock fascio-cutaneous rotation flap for reconstruction of perineal defects after abdomino-perineal resections. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Dec; 65(12):1678-83.

84. Sun JM, Chew KY, CH Wong, Terence Goh LH. Vascular anatomy of the anetromedial thigh flap. JPRAS Open 2017; 13: 113 - 125

85. Mendelson BC, Wong CH. Commentary on: SMAS Fusion Zones Determine the Subfacial and Subcutaneous Anatomy of the Human Face: Fascial Spaces, Fat Compartments, and Models of Facial Aging. Aesthet Surg J. 2016 May;36(5):529-32.

86. Wong CH, Mendelson BC. Extended Transconjunctival Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty with Release of the Tear Trough Ligament and Fat Redistribution. Plast Reconstr Surg 2017; 140: 273 – 282