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Vietnam: Day Eight

July 21, 2017 - It is hard to believe that we made it through one week already. Five surgeries were scheduled for today. It was a great week and the team was able to complete 20 surgeries total. The surgeries include...

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Vietnam: Day Seven

July 20, 2017 - It was an exciting day for me to be in surgery to observe the policization of a 2 year old boy. The little fella has other medical conditions so it took the anesthesia team over an hour to get ready.

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Vietnam: Day Six

July 19, 2017 - This is our 3rd clinic day, and things are moving smoothly. We have 5 patients scheduled. The team prioritized complicated procedures to perform earlier in the week and less complicated ones for later.

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Vietnam: Day Five

July 18, 2017 - Today, we had 4 surgical cases: policization, skin graft, contracture release of fingers, elbow, and neck. The team was busy with set up and checking patients in and family instruction. It was a busy place.

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Vietnam: Day Four

July 17, 2017 - The team met for breakfast at 6:30 at the Hotel Bistro and a short walk to the hospital, about 2 city blocks. Today, Dr. Do Trong Anh and Dr. Thuy Duong Phan, greeted and welcoming us to their hospital.

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