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Dr Yang, Teddy Weifa
BMed, MMed (Sun Yat-sen); PhD (HK)
General Information
Title
Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Division
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Research Theme
Craniofacial Regeneration
Areas of Research Expertise
Titanium in oral health
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Head and neck cancer
Bioelectronics in oral health
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Publications
Article
  1. Huang Q, He X, Yang W, Ye J, Lin Z, Xiong C, Liang Y. Nutritional status in patients of mandibular osteoradionecrosis: A single‐institution experience, Oral Diseases 2022; 28: 513-520 doi:10.1111/odi.13762
  2. Yang W, Choi WWS, ZHU W, Zhang C, Li DTS, Tsoi KH, Tang WL, Kwok KW, Su Y. Spatial deviations of the temporomandibular joint after oncological mandibular reconstruction, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2022; 51: 44-53 doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2021.02.033
  3. Liu R, Su Y, Yang W, Wu K, Du R, Zhong Y. A Novel Design Method of Gradient Porous Structure for Stabilized and Lightweight Mandibular Prosthesis, Bioengineering 2022; 9: 424-424 doi:10.3390/bioengineering9090424
  4. ZHU W, Guo J, Yang W, TAO Z, Lan X, WANG L, Xu L, Qin L, Su Y. Biodegradable magnesium implant enhances angiogenesis and alleviates medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw in rats, Journal of Orthopaedic Translation 2022; 33: 153-161 doi:10.1016/j.jot.2022.03.004
  5. Pu JJ, Choi WWS, Yang W, ZHU W, Su Y. Unexpected Change of Surgical Plans and Contingency Strategies in Computer-Assisted Free Flap Jaw Reconstruction: Lessons Learned From 98 Consecutive Cases, Frontiers in Oncology 2022; 12 doi:10.3389/fonc.2022.746952
  6. Liu R, Su Y, Yang W, Dang X, Zhang C, Du R, Zhong Y, Chen W. Novel Design and Optimization of Porous Titanium Structure for Mandibular Reconstruction, Applied Bionics and Biomechanics 2022; 2022: 1-13 doi:10.1155/2022/8686670
  7. Yang W, Yu P, ZHU W, Choi WWS, Pu JJ, Su Y. A Comprehensive Approach for Measuring Spatial Deviations of Computer-Assisted Mandibular Reconstruction, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2022; 149: 500e-510e doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000008858
  8. Pu JJ, Choi WWS, Yeung WKA, Yang W, ZHU W, Su Y. A Comparative Study on a Novel Fibula Malleolus Cap to Increase the Accuracy of Oncologic Jaw Reconstruction, Frontiers in Oncology 2022; 11 doi:10.3389/fonc.2021.743389
  9. ZHU WY, Su YX, Pow EHN, Yang WF, Ling Q, Choi WS. “Three‐in‐one” patient‐specific surgical guides for simultaneous dental implants in fibula flap jaw reconstruction: A prospective case series, Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research 2021; 23(1): 43-53 doi:10.1111/cid.12954
  10. Yang W, Zheng D, Cheng RCK, Pu JJ, Su Y. Identifying unmet non-COVID-19 health needs during the COVID-19 outbreak based on social media data: a proof-of-concept study in Wuhan city, Annals of Translational Medicine 2021; 9: 1403-1403 doi:10.21037/atm-21-1769
  11. Zhu W, Choi WS, Wong MCM, Pu JJ, Yang W, Su Y. The learning curve of computer-assisted free flap jaw reconstruction surgery using 3D-printed patient-specific plates: a cumulative sum analysis, Frontiers in Oncology 2021; 11: article no. 737769-article no. 737769 doi:10.3389/fonc.2021.737769
  12. Yang WF, Su YX. Artificial intelligence-enabled automatic segmentation of skull CT facilitates computer-assisted craniomaxillofacial surgery, Oral Oncology 2021; 118: article no. 105360-article no. 105360 doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2021.105360
  13. Yang W, Zheng D, Cheng RCK, Pu J, Su Y. Non-COVID-19 Urgent and Emergent Health Needs in Wuhan City During the Three Months of the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Real-World Observational Study., Annals of Translational Medicine 2021; Forthcoming
  14. Yang W, Yu P, ZHU W, Choi WWS, Pu J, Su Y. A Comprehensive Approach for Measuring Spatial Deviations of Computer-Assisted Mandibular Reconstruction, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021; Forthcoming
  15. Pu JJ, McGrath CP, Leung YY, Choi WS, Yang WF, Li KY, Su YX. The Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on the Disease Pattern of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Inpatients: A Comparative Study, Frontiers in Medicine 2021; 8: article no. 613663-article no. 613663 doi:10.3389/fmed.2021.613663
  16. Su RY, Yang W, Choi WWS, ZHU W, ZHANG CY, Li DTS, Tsoi KH, Tang WL, Kwok KW. Spatial Deviations of Temporomandibular Joint After Oncological Mandibular Reconstruction, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2021; doi:10.1016/j.joms.2020.07.081
  17. Yang WF, Choi WS, Wong MCM, Powcharoen W, Zhu WY, Tsoi JKH, Chow M, Kwok KW, Su XY. Three-Dimensionally Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Plates Increase Accuracy of Oncologic Head and Neck Reconstruction Versus Conventional Surgical Plates: A Comparative Study, Annals of Surgical Oncology 2021; 28(1): 363-375 doi:10.1245/s10434-020-08732-y
  18. Yang WF, Choi WS, Zhu WY, Su YX. “One-piece” patient-specific reconstruction plate for double-barrel fibula-based mandibular reconstruction, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2020; 49(8): 1016-1019 doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2019.12.006
  19. Yang WF, Su YX. ASO Author Reflections: Accuracy of Maxillary and Mandibular Reconstruction Enhanced by Advances in Technology, Annals of Surgical Oncology 2020; 27: 787-788 doi:10.1245/s10434-020-08749-3
  20. Yang WF, Qin N, Song X, Jiang C, Li T, Ji P, Li Y, Ding D, Wang C, Dai J, Jin G, Chen TW, Chang YS, Ouyang DQ, Liao GQ, Hu Z, Chang KP, Su YX, Ma H. Genomic Signature of Mismatch Repair Deficiency in Areca Nut–Related Oral Cancer, Journal of Dental Research 2020; 99(11): 1252-1261 doi:10.1177/0022034520930641
  21. Yang W, Powcharoen W, Su YX. Computer-Assisted Surgery Increases Efficiency of Mandibular Reconstruction with Fibula Free Flap, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2020; 146(5): 687e-688e doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000007296
  22. Du R, Su YX, Yan Y, Choi WS, Yang WF, Zhang C, Chen X, Curtin JP, Ouyang J, Zhang B. A Systematic Approach for Making 3D-Printed Patient-Specific Implants for Craniomaxillofacial Reconstruction, Engineering (Beijing) 2020; 6(11): 1291-1301 doi:10.1016/j.eng.2020.02.019
  23. Lau A, Yang WF, L KY, Su YX. Systemic Therapy in Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma- A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology 2020; 153: article no. 102984-article no. 102984 doi:10.1016/j.critrevonc.2020.102984
  24. Yang WF, Zhang CY, Choi WS, Zhu WY, Li DTS, Chen XS, Du R, Su YX. A novel ‘surgeon-dominated’ approach to the design of 3D-Printed Patient-Specific Surgical Plates in Mandibular Reconstruction: a proof-of-concept study, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2020; 49(1): 13-21 doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2019.05.005
  25. Lan X, Chan JYK, Pu JJ, Qiao W, Pang S, Yang WF, Wong KCW, Kwong DLW, Su YX. Saliva electrolyte analysis and xerostomia-related quality of life in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients following intensity-modulated radiation therapy, Radiotherapy & Oncology 2020; 150: 97-103 doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2020.06.016
  26. Tao ZY, Chu G, McGrath C, Hua F, Leung YY, Yang WF, Su YX. Nature and Diffusion of COVID-19–related Oral Health Information on Chinese Social Media: Analysis of Tweets on Weibo, Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020; 22(6): article no. e19981-article no. e19981 doi:10.2196/19981
  27. Powcharoen W, Yang WF, Li Y, Zhu W, Su YX. Computer-Assisted versus Conventional Freehand Mandibular Reconstruction with Fibula Free Flap: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019; 144(6): 1417-1428 doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000006261
  28. Yang WF, Wong MCM, Thomson PJ, Li KY, Su Y. The prognostic role of PD-L1 expression for survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Oral Oncology 2018; 86: 81-90 doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.09.016
  29. Yang WF, Choi WS, Leung YY, Curtin JP, Du R, Zhang CY, Chen XS, Su YX. Three-dimensional printing of patient-specific surgical plates in head and neck reconstruction: A prospective pilot study, Oral Oncology 2018; 78: 31-36 doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.01.005
  30. Christianto S, Lau A, Li KY, Yang WF, Su YX. One versus two venous anastomoses in microsurgical head and neck reconstruction: a cumulative meta-analysis, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2018; 47(5): 585-594 doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2018.01.006
  31. Wang DK, Zhang SE, Su YX, Zheng GS, Yang WF, Liao GQ. Microvascular Submandibular Gland Transplantation for Severe Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca: A Single-Institution Experience of 61 Grafts, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2018; 76(11): 2443-2452 doi:10.1016/j.joms.2018.05.008
  32. Lan X, She J, Lin D, Xu Y, Li X, Yang W, Lui VWY, Jin L, Xie X, Su Y. Microneedle-Mediated Delivery of Lipid-Coated Cisplatin Nanoparticles for Efficient and Safe Cancer Therapy, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018; 10(39): 33060-33069 doi:10.1021/acsami.8b12926
  33. Ouyang DQ, Liang LZ, Zheng GS, Ke ZF, Weng DS, Yang WF, Su YX, Liao GQ. Risk factors and prognosis for salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma in southern china: A 25-year retrospective study, Medicine 2017; 96(5): article no. e5964, p. 1-article no. e5964, p. 6 doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000005964
  34. Quyang DQ, Liang LZ, Ke ZF, Zheng GS, Weng DS, Yang WF, Su YX, Liao GQ. Association between high expression of phosphorylated Akt and mammalian target of rapamycin and improved survival in salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma, Head & Neck 2017; 39(6): 1145-1154 doi:10.1002/hed.24732
  35. Yang WF, Liao GQ, Hakim SG, Ouyang DQ, Ringash J, Su Y. Is Pilocarpine Effective in Preventing Radiation-Induced Xerostomia? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics 2016; 94(3): 503-511 doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.11.012
  36. Lau A, Li KY, Yang WF, Su Y. Induction chemotherapy for squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity: A cumulative meta-analysis, Oral Oncology 2016; 61: 104-114 doi:10.1016/j.oraloncology.2016.08.022
  37. Nueangkhota P, Liang YJ, Zheng GS, Su YX, Yang WF, Liao GQ. Reconstruction of Tongue Defects With the Contralateral Nasolabial Island Flap, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016; 74(4): 851-859 doi:10.1016/j.joms.2015.10.013
Conference Paper
  1. Choi WS, Yang W, Leung MY, Su Y. Application of three-dimensional printed plates in Le Fort III osteotomy, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2019; 48(Suppl. 1): 113-113 doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2019.03.346
  2. Yang WF, Du R, Chen XS, Zhang CY, Su YX. A new method for designing and fabricating customised mandibular reconstruction plates using three-dimensional printing technology, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2017; 46(Suppl. 1): 196-196 doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2017.02.668
  3. Yang W, Du R, Chen XS, Zhang CY, Curtin PJ, Su YX. Surface properties and corrosion behavior of three-dimensional printed titanium mandibular reconstruction plates and commercialized plates, Head & Neck 2017; 39(suppl. 1): E228-E228
Honours and Awards
  1. 2021. Yang W. A Biomimetic Titanate Nanoskeleton Coating on Zirconia Implants. Best Presentation Award in the Faculty Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 (staff category): Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong..
  2. 2021. Yang W. A Biomimetic Titanate Nanoskeleton Coating on Zirconia Implants. Best Presentation Award in the Faculty Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 (staff category): Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong..
Knowledge Exchange
  1. 28 June 2023: Yang Weifa. Briefing session for licensing examination (part II & part III) of DCHK.
  2. 19 December 2022: Yang Weifa. Briefing session for licensing examination (part II & part III) of DCHK.
  3. 08 December 2022: Yang Weifa. 3D Printing in Dentistry: A Hands-On Workshop for Making the Dental Surgical Guide.
  4. 28 July 2022: Yang Weifa. Briefing session for licensing examination (part II & part III) of DCHK.
  5. 03 December 2021: Yang Weifa, Su Yuxiong. 3D打印技術|香港大學牙醫學院.
Grants
  1. Project Title: Comprehensive Validation of An Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Skull CT Segmentation for Computer-Assisted Head and Neck Reconstruction
    Grant Type: External Grant
    Funding Year: 2022
    Amount: HKD615680
    Principal Investigator: Professor Su, Yuxiong
    Co-investigator(s): Professor Komura Taku, Dr Yang Weifa
  2. Project Title: Can Patient-Specific Surgical Plates Assist Less Experienced Surgeons to Achieve Non-inferior Accuracy in Computer-assisted mandibular reconstruction? A Pilot Study in A Model Surgery
    Grant Type: Seed Fund for Basic Research for New Staff
    Funding Year: 2022
    Amount: HKD150000
    Principal Investigator: Dr Yang, Weifa
    Co-principal investigator(s): Professor Su Yuxiong, Dr Li Dion Tik Shun, Dr Choi Winnie Wing Shan
  3. Project Title: Computer-assisted jaw reconstruction using 3D-printed patient-specific surgical plates versus conventional surgical plates: A randomised controlled trial
    Grant Type: External Grant
    Funding Year: 2020
    Amount: HKD985008
    Principal Investigator: Professor Su, Yuxiong
    Co-investigator(s): Dr Yang Weifa, Dr Kwok Ka Wai, Dr Choi Winnie Wing Shan, Dr Pu Jingya, Professor Wong May Chun Mei
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