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Impact of short-term reconstructive surgical missions: a systematic review
  1. Thom C.C. Hendriks1,2,
  2. Matthijs Botman1,2,
  3. Charissa N.S. Rahmee1,2,
  4. Johannes C.F. Ket3,
  5. Margriet G. Mullender1,
  6. Barend Gerretsen4,
  7. Emanuel Q. Nuwass5,
  8. Klaas W. Marck6,
  9. Henri A.H. Winters1,2
  1. 1 Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. 2 Global Surgery Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  3. 3 Medical library, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  4. 4 Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  5. 5 Department of Surgery, Haydom Lutheran Hospital, Haydom, Tanzania
  6. 6 Department of Plastic Surgery, Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Drs. Thom C.C. Hendriks; thom.hendriks{at}gmail.com

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  • Handling editor Soumyadeep Bhaumik

  • Contributors The contributorship will be proceeded with the plastic surgery department at VU University Medical Center Amsterdam.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Soumyadeep Bhaumik

  • Contributors The contributorship will be proceeded with the plastic surgery department at VU University Medical Center Amsterdam.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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