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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. 

Balloon Valvuloplasty

The human heart contains four valves. They are aortic, tricuspid, mitral and pulmonary valves. In some people a heart valve may be too narrow and this hampers the flow of blood. In balloon valvuloplasty, a narrowed valve in the heart is stretched to allow efficient flow of blood. The technique does not require an open heart surgery.

When the process begins, a thin catheter with a deflated balloon on the tip is inserted into a blood vessel. This catheter is then guided through the blood vessel, into the opening of the heart valve that has been narrowed. When the balloon is inflated, the heart valve is stretched open. The procedure will cure many valve obstructions but it may have to be repeated for best results. During the procedure, patients are usually awake but local anesthesia is given to numb pain in the area where the catheter is inserted.


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