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Medical Tourism is Thriving in India

Especially in the country’s healthcare capital, Chennai, where the cost of treatment is sometimes 1/10th of what it runs you in America or the UK, and where scores of specialty hospitals attract an estimated 150 Medical Tourists every day!

Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary Angioplasty is a technique that is used to open blocked or narrow arteries in the heart. This procedure can restore blood flow to the muscles of the heart.

As we age, plaque deposits on the inner walls of the arteries. This can happen to any artery of the body. When it affects the coronary arteries it is called coronary heart disease. Over time, this plaque hardens or ruptures, causing decreased blood flow to the heart muscles. When the muscles of the heart receive less blood, they become starved of oxygen. This may lead to a heart attack.

In angioplasty, a flexible thin catheter with a balloon on the tip is introduced into a blood vessel. This is directed to the affected artery. Once there, the balloon is slightly inflated to compress the plaque against the artery wall. This process restores the flow of blood through the artery.


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                        Featured Coronary Angioplasty Providers Abroad


                        Makati Medical Center

                        Makati, Philippines


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Tagalog

                        Makati Medical Center has earned the distinction of being one of the best-equipped hospitals in the country and in Asia. We have the most capable staff that extends the best quality medical care to ou...

                        Sanno Hospital

                        Tokyo, Japan


                        Languages: English, Japanese

                        Warm-hearted and High-level Medecal Service
                        Sanno Hospital has been a leading private hospital with a welcoming atmosphere and trusted, heartfelt care since its foundation in 1937. It is your k...

                        Phuket International Hospital

                        Phuket, Thailand


                        Accreditation: JCI, HA

                        Languages: Thai, English, Japanese, German, Swedish, Danish

                        As one of the leading private hospital within the region, Phuket International Hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical and hospital services, specifically orientated to the needs of the Thai ...

                        Hospital Punta Pacifica

                        Panama City, Panama


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Spanish

                        Hospital Punta Pacifica is the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to be affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Doctors and surgeons are leaders in their respective specialties, th...
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