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Yur-Ren Kuo, Chinese physician, researcher. International guest scholarship, Federation American College Surgeons, 2003. Member of Hand Surgical Association, the Republic of China (licentiate), Plastic Surgical Association, R.O.C (licentiate), American Society Reconstructive Microsurgery (correspondent), International Confederation Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery (life), World Society Reconstructive Microsurgery (life).

Background

Kuo, Yur-Ren was born on June 22, 1965 in Pingtung County, Taiwan.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, Chang-Gung University, Lingkoo, Taiwan, 2002.

Career

With R1-R2 Provincial Ta-Yuan General Hospital and National Taiwan University Medical Center, Ta-Yuan County, Taiwan, 1991—1993. With R3-R6 Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1993—1997. Attending staff department plastic and reconstructive surgery Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Hsian, Taiwan, since 1997, assistant professor department surgery Kaohsiung.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in salvage of the distal foot by use of the distally based sural island flap. Research in healing of untidy traumatic skin defect of the face by secondary intention. Research in concomitant isilateral pedicle fibula transfer and free muscle flap for composite tibia defect reconstruction.

    Research in minimally invasive harvest of the gracilis muscle without endoscopic assistance. Research in replantation and revascularization of lower extremity. Research in versatility of free anterolateral thigh flap for reconstruction of soft tissue defects: A review of 140 cases.

    Research in superoxide mediates shock wave induction of ERK-dependent osteogenictranscription factor (CBFA1) and mesenchymal cell differentiation toward Osteoprogenitors. Research in technique and strategy in anterolateral thigh perforator flap surgery, based on an analysis of 15 complete and partial failures in 439 cases. Research in reactive thrombocytosis alone does not affect the patency of microvascular anastomosis: An animal experiment using splenectomy rat.

    Research in platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist (Abciximab) inhibited platelet activation and promoted skin flap survival after ischemia/reperfusion injury. Research in free toe-pulp transfer for digital reconstruction. Research in complete spontaneous regression of primary lesion in metastatic melanoma- A case report.

    Research in free radial forearm flap with adipofascial tissue extension for reconstructionof the oral cancer. Research in reactive thrombocytosis without endothelial damage does not affect the microvascular anastomotic patency. Research in distally based sural island flap for foot and ankle reconstruction.

    Research in anterolateral thigh perforator flap for reconstruction of dystrophic. Research in heterotopic replantation in mutilating hand injury. Research in extracorporeal shock wave promotes fracture healing associated with Transforming growth factor-B1 and VEGF induction.

    Research in one-stage reconstruction of soft tissue and achilles tendon defects using a composite free anterolateral thigh flap with vascularized fascia lata - clinical experiences and functional assessment. Research in reconstruction of traumatic Stensen's duct defect by using a vein graft as a. Research in anterolateral thigh flap for extremity reconstruction: clinical experience and objective functional assessment of donor site.

    Research in temporal and spatial expression of bone morphogenic protein in extracorporeal shock wave-promoted healing of fracture defect. Research in free anterolateral thigh adipofascial perforator flap. Research in classification and reconstruction options in foot plantar skin avulsion injuries-follow up.

    Research in extracorporeal shock wave promotes fracture healing associated with Transforming growth factor-b1 and VEGF induction. Research in reverse venous outflow of free fibular osteocutaneous flap-A salvage procedure. Research in bacteriology analysis of wound infection following oral cancer surgery.

    Research in pre-operative ultrasound doppler study and clinical correction of free posterior interosseous flap. Research in acute pulmonary edema after microsurgery-two cases report. Research in microvascular prefabricated free skin flaps for esophageal reconstruction in difficult patients.

Membership

Member of Hand Surgical Association, the Republic of China (licentiate), Plastic Surgical Association, R.O.C (licentiate), American Society Reconstructive Microsurgery (correspondent), International Confederation Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery (life), World Society Reconstructive Microsurgery (life).

Connections

Married Chien-Wei Lin. Children: Billy, Mercy.

spouse:
Chien-Wei Lin

child:
Billy Kuo

child:
Mercy Kuo