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There's a 7 Out Of 10 Chance You Will Get The Best Medical Care In Asia

The MTQUA explored medical tourism hospitals by high-quality care and patient safety. With these criteria, they put together a 2013 list of top 10 medical tourism hospitals in the world-- and 7 of them were in Asia!

Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)

During PCTA, a coronary artery blocked due to coronary artery disease is opened and blood flow restored to the muscles of the heart. In PTCA, a special catheter is used. Percutaneous means any medical procedure where access to internal organs is obtained by puncturing the skin through a needle. Transluminal refers to passage along a blood vessel's lumen.

The catheter is equipped with a tiny balloon on the tip. When the catheter reaches the site of the blockage, the balloon is inflated. This compresses the plaque against the artery walls. Depending on the level of blockage, the doctor may recommend another procedure called atherectomy. Here a rotating tip or tiny blades on the balloon break the plaque or cut it away. Atherectomy is used when the plaque is calcified or hardened.


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                        Featured Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Providers Abroad


                        Clifford Hospital

                        Guangdong, China


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Chinese

                        Clifford Hospital is located in a vast and prosperous community that has a garden-like environment. The hospital has employed about 1,000 medical professionals, among them, more 100 are specialists, P...

                        E-Da Hospital

                        Kaohsiung, Taiwan


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Chinese

                        E-Da Hospital is comparable to a five star hotel: there are masters' sculptures, paintings, the lingering sound of the piano, and the water show of Life Fountain at the entrance. Walking into E-Da Hos...

                        Hospital Universitario

                        Bogota, Colombia


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Spanish

                        Hospital Universitario Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá opened its doors on January 31st, 1983, with the aim of providing patients, families and the community in genera...

                        Piyavate Hospital

                        Bangkok, Thailand


                        Accreditation: ISO 9001, HA

                        Languages: Arabic, Thai, English, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese

                        Piyavate International Hospital is a publicly-owned health care services facility in Thailand. Since it beganserving patients in 1993, the 27-story hospital on Rama 9 Road in Bangkok has continually d...

                        Hospital Quiron Teknon

                        Barcelona, Spain


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Spanish

                        Hospital Quirón Teknon is one of the leading hospitals in the Spanish private healthcare sector, thanks to the high quality of its medical staff and care services in a setting that combines ind...
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