Keys to Building a Successful Pediatric Limb Reconstruction Program

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Christopher A. Iobst, MD
Mark T. Dahl, MD
John G. Birch, MD, FRCS(C)
Alexander M. Cherkashin, MD
Mikhail L. Samchukov, MD


Pediatric limb reconstruction is a rewarding but demanding field.  Based on the experience of three established limb reconstruction centers, this reference article is designed to help young surgeons learn the keys to building a successful pediatric limb reconstruction practice.  Each element (education, clinic team, operating room team, patient volume, practice habits) is explained in a comprehensive,step-wise manner to guide the surgeon through the process. 

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