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Medical Tourism Procedure Guide

This section highlights over 65 common medical tourism procedures that most patients travel for. Each of the procedures listed will be detailed for individuals to understand. They include the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment, and the risks and complications as well. Additionally, for the benefit of the medical tourist, each procedure also highlights the pre and post-operative care that must be considered before and after the medical journey.

Utilizing and understanding the information provided in the procedure guide will help clear doubts and confusion regarding the specific procedure for the patients and their family members. This, in turn, will help you make the right decision for their health, and whether or not this is the right procedure for you

Definition: Laminectomy is a surgery performed to treat the back pain by removing a lamina or bone spure of the spinal vertebrae; this reduces the compression or pressure on the spinal nerve root. The most […]

Definition: Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) or Total Disc Replacement (TDR) surgery is performed to treat chronic, severe lower back pain and cervical pain caused by degenerative changes of the spinal disc. The surgery involves replacement

Artificial Disk Replacement

Definition: Hemodialysis is a medical procedure performed to treat advance kidney failure (renal failure or end-stage renal disease). The abnormal or not functioning of kidney can lead to abnormal buildup of the waste products and

Definition: Shoulder joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty) is performed to replace a shoulder joint with artificial components (prostheses) to restore the function and comfort to shoulders, when the joint is severely damaged by degenerative joint diseases

Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Definition: Meniscus repair is a  surgical procedure, that is performed to repair torn or injured meniscus cartilage of knee. The meniscus cartilage provides stability and cushion to the knee joint. The surgery is done either

Definition: Carpal tunnel release is a surgical procedure, performed to treat the carpal tunnel syndrome when the other conservative treatment fails to relieve the symptom. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive diseased condition caused by

Definition: A bunionectomy procedure  is performed to excise or remove the bunions.  A bunion is a localized painful swelling at the base of the big toe (the great toe). The joint is enlarged due to


Definition: A bone density test known as densitometry or DEXA test is performed to detect the risk of osteoporosis using x-rays. The x-ray images are taken from different intensities to check the patient’s bone mass

Bone Density test

Definition: ACLS or Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is performed to either reconstruct or repair the torn ACL. The anterior cruciate ligament is situated in the center of the knee joint. It extends from the

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Definition: Liver transplantation is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased liver with a healthy liver from an organ donor. The types of liver transplantation procedure includes Orthotopic transplantation– replacement of a whole diseased

Liver Transplant
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