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How We Established a Multidisciplinary Program for Vascular Anomalies
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  • Alexandra Borst,
  • Rachel Swerdlin,
  • James Phillips,
  • Clifford Hawkins,
  • Michael Briones
Alexandra Borst
Monroe Carell Junior Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Rachel Swerdlin
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Inc
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James Phillips
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Clifford Hawkins
Emory Healthcare
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Michael Briones
Emory University
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Abstract

The care of patients with vascular anomalies is quickly becoming a complex field requiring high quality, coordinated multidisciplinary care. In this article, we review the history of multidisciplinary care in this field, discuss the benefits of this model of care, and outline some of the essential components and structure of a successful vascular anomalies team. We provide an overview of two example programs and a roadmap for other centers to develop their own multidisciplinary vascular anomalies teams.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

27 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
27 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
27 Oct 2020Submitted to Pediatric Blood & Cancer
28 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
02 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
02 Dec 2020Editorial Decision: Accept