Chapter 30. Plastic Surgery – Reconstructive Surgery

  1. David Machin3,4,5,
  2. Simon Day6 and
  3. Sylvan Green7
  1. Erik Ang1 and
  2. Woffles Wu2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch30

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ang, E. and Wu, W. (2006) Plastic Surgery – Reconstructive Surgery, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 4

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 6

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 7

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Erik Ang Plastic Surgery, Suite 1208, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore 228510, Singapore

  2. 2

    Aesthetic and Laser Centre, Suite 09–02, Camden Medical Centre, 1 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 249615, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167



  • plastic surgery – reconstructive surgery;
  • reconstructive and aesthetic surgery;
  • wound healing and closure;
  • clinical trial role in plastic surgery;
  • minimising confounding factors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Survey of Clinical Trials in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Role of Clinical Trials in Plastic Surgery

  • Conducting a Clinical Trial in Plastic Surgery

  • References