- About Wuxi
Zhang Disheng, (1916 - ), was born in Wuxi. He is an expert in plastic and reconstructive surgery, microsurgery and craniofacial surgery, director and professor of the Shanghai Institute of Plastic Surgery, and he was called master of reconstruction of human body. He built and developed Chinese Lymph Medicine, created a vein graft bridging the lymphatics and “bake bind therapy” treatment of lymphedema, of which the effective rate has reached 95%; started the subject of craniofacial surgery, put forward diagnostic indexes of treating craniofacial abnormalities; and successfully applied the technology of microsurgery in the plastic and reconstructive surgery. In 1996, he was elected as an academician of the China Academy of Engineering.