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Prince Court Medical Center Has Earned Its Royal Name

The Prince Court Medical Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is making a big name for itself. In 2013 the facility fell at number one (#1) in the world for medical tourism hospitals! This was the first time the MTQUA gave the top spot to a Malaysian hospital. 

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


                        Pantai Hospital Ipoh

                        Ipoh, Malaysia


                        Languages: English

                        Pantai Hospital Ipoh, a tertiary healthcare facility and part of the Pantai Hospitals Group in Malaysia, was established in 1996. Strategically located and easily accessible within a 5 minutes drive f...

                        Mission Hospital Bangkok

                        Bangkok, Thailand


                        Accreditation: HA

                        Languages: Thai, English, Mandarin, Arabic, Chinese

                        Mission Hospital (also known as Bangkok Adventist Hospital) is a full service general private hospital which locates in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Mission Hospital was founded in 1937 and to...

                        Damian Medical Center

                        Warsaw, Poland


                        Accreditation: ISO 9001

                        Languages: English, Polish

                        The Damian Medical Centre was established in 1994. It offers a wide range of medical care services provided in the Hospital and five outpatient clinics. They employ physicians in all specialisations w...
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