Day 4: More Patient Evaluations

The International Extremity Project team spends the first few days in Can Tho evaluating patients for surgical procedures. Each mission more people learn about the team, so the number of people who arrive in Can Tho in hopes of being seen and chosen for surgery grows.

As you look at the pictures, you're first captivated by the faces of the children -- their smiles, their eyes. When you look at the whole picture, you can only imagine the challenges some of these children have faced with their deformities. They smile despite the challenges they've faced their entire lives -- imagine the size of the smiles once they've been given the gifts of repairs to their deformities. ~Kim

Drs Lehnert, Spanko, and Giang collaborate on
a patient consultation.