Vincent Chuang M.D.

Medical Team: Hepatobiliary & Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer


  • Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for GI bleeding
  • Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) for liver tumor
  • Hepatic artery infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) for liver tumor
  • TAE of various tumors
  • Hepatic microcirculation

Education & Training :

  • College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1958~1965
  • General Practice Residency, Lower Bucks Hospital, Bristol, PA, 1967~1968
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Medical College of Virginia Hospital, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1968~1971

Present title and affliation:

  • Vice President, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan,1996~present
  • Chief, Section of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan,1996~present

Academic & professional appointments:

  • Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, 1990~1996

  • Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, 1988~1990

  • Professor, Department of Radiology, Director, Section of Angiography, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, 1983~1987

  • Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1978 ~1983

  • Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Kentucky Medical Center, KY, 1975~1978

  • Chief, Section of Visceral Angiography, Department of Radiology, Wayne County General Hospital, MI, 1973~1975Assistant Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, MI, 1973~1975

Board, Honors & Awards:

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic), June 1972

  • Best Teacher of the Year Award, Dept. of Radiology, Emory University, 1987

  • Gold Medal, Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), 2009

Society memberships:

  • American College of Radiology
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE)
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  • The Radiological Society of Republic of China

Presentations:171  International Meetings


Workshops:  171  International Meetings

Chapters of Books:28


(selected publication)

  1. Reuter SR, Chuang VP. Control of abdominal bleeding with autogenous embolized material. Radiology 14:86-91, 1974.
  2.  Chuang VP,Reuter SR. Selective arterial embolization for the control of traumatic splenic bleeding. Invest. Radiol. 10:18-24, 1975.
  3. Chuang VP,Reuter SR, Schmidt RW. Control of experimental traumatic renal hemorrhage by embolization with autogenous blood clot. Radiology 117:55-58. 1975.
  4. Chuang VP,Reuter SR, Cho KJ, Schmidt RW. Alterations in gastric physiology caused by selective embolization and vasopressin infusion of the left gastric artery. Radiology 120:533-536, 1976.
  5. Chuang VP,Pulmano CM, Walter JE, Cho KJ. Angiography of pancreatic arteriovenous malformation. AJR 129:1015-1018, 1977.
  6. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Swanson D, Zornoza J, Handel SF, Schwarten DA, Murray J. Arterial occlusion in the management of pain from metastatic renal carcinoma. Radiology 133:611-614, 1979.
  7. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Zornoza J, Davis LJ. Transcatheter arterial occlusion in the management of rectosigmoidal bleeding. Radiology 133:605-609, 1979.
  8. Chuang VP,Wallace S. Hepatic arterial redistribution for intra-arterial infusion of hepatic neoplasms. Radiology 135:295-299, 1980.
  9. Chuang VP,Wallace S. Current status of transcatheter management of neoplasms. Cardiovas. Intervent. Radiol. 3:256-267, 1980.
  10. Chuang VP,Wallace S. Arterial infusion and occlusion in cancer patients. Semin. Roentgenol. 16:13-25, 1981.
  11. Chuang VP,Basic rule in catheter selection for visceral angiography. AJR 136:432-433, 1981.
  12. Chuang VP,Wallace S. Chemoembolization: Transcatheter management of neoplasms. JAMA 245(11):1151-1152, 1981.
  13. Chuang VP,Soo CS, Wallace S. Ivalon embolization in abdominal neoplasms. AJE 136:729-733, 1981.
  14. Chuang VP,Soo CS, Wallace S, Benjamin RS. Arterial occlusion: Management of giant cell tumor and aneurysmal bone cyst. AJR 136:1127-1130, 1981.
  15. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Swanson D. Technique and complications of renal carcinoma infarction. Urol Radiol 2:223-228, 1981.
  16. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Gianturco C, Soo CS. Complications of coil embolization: Prevention and management. AJR 137:809-813, 1981.
  17. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Benjamin RS, Jaffe N, Ayala A, Murray J, Zornoza J, Patt YZ, Mavligit GM, Charnsangavej C, Soo CS. The therapy of osteosarcoma by intra-arterial cis-platic and limb preservation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 4:229-235, 1981.
  18. Chuang VP,Wallace S. Hepatic artery embolization in the treatment of hepatic neoplasms. Letters to the Editor. Radiology 142:547, 1982.
  19. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Soo CS, Charnsangavej C, Bowers T. Therapeutic lvalon embolization of hepatic tumors. AJR 138:289-294, 1982.
  20. Chuang VP,Szwarc I. The coil baffle in the experimental occlusion of large vascular structures. Radiology 143:25-28, 1982.
  21. Chuang VP,Tsai CC, Soo CS, Wright K, Wallace S, Charnsangavej C. Experimental canine hepatic artery embolization with polyvinyl alcohol foam particles. Radiology 145:21-25, 1982.
  22. Chuang VP,Benjamin RS, Jaffe N, Wallace S, Ayala AG, Murray J, Charnsangavej C, Soo CS. Radiographic and angiographic changes in osteosarcoma after intra-arterial chemotherapy. AJR 139:1065-1069, 1982.
  23. Chuang VP,Hyaluronidase for the treatment of hematoma at an angiographic puncture site. Radiology 146:227, January 1983.
  24. Chuang VP,Wallace S. Interventional approaches to hepatic tumor treatment. Semin Roentgenol 18(2):127-135, 1983.
  25. Chuang VP.Hepatic tumor angiography: A subject review. Radiology 148:633-639, 1983.
  26. Chuang VP,Soo CS, Carrasco H, Wallace S. Superselective catheterization techniques in hepatic angiography. AJR 141:803-811, 1983.
  27. Chuang VP,Wallace S, Carrasco CH, Charnsangavej C. Embolization as a therapeutic modality. The Cancer Bulletin 36:15-20, 1984.
  28. Chuang VP,Charnsangavej C, Carrasco CH, Wallace S, Soo CS, Bechtel W, Strohlein JR. Transcatheter treatment of gastro-intestinal hemorrhage in cancer patients. J Vasc Interv Radiol 1:43-50, 1986.
  29. Chuang VP.Radiation-Induced Arteritis. Seminars in Roentgenology 29:64-69, 1994.
  30. Chuang VP,Charnsangavej C. Complications of Hepatic Arterial Embolization and Chemoembolization. Sem Intervent Radiol 11:178-180, June 1994.
  31. Chern MC, Chuang VP, Cheng T, Lin ZH, Lin YM: Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with inferior vena cava and right atrial tumors. Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology: volume 32-6, 735-744, 2008
  32. Tsai YS, Chuang VP, Chen CC, Hsu YL, Juan LY, et al: Role of adrenal venous sampling in the treatment strategy for primary aldosteronism. Formos J Endocrin Metab. Volume 2, 38-43, 2011
  33. Lee MY, Chuang VP, Wei CJ, Cheng TY, Chern MT: Histopathologic correlation of hepatocellular carcinoma after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization with polyvinyl alcohol particle of various sizes. European Journal of Radiology. 2011
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