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Save Your Heart and Your Bank Account

Heart surgery can break the bank. An American heart bypass procedure can cost a patient over $144,000. Patients are finding medical tourism a more sensible option, with an Indian heart bypass procedure only costing around $5,200.

Carotid Angioplasty

Carotid angioplasty is a procedure performed on the carotid arteries that run from either side of the neck. They are the main arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the brain. Sometimes plaque may deposit on the inner walls of the carotid arteries.

These blockages may not be severe enough to warrant a major surgery. In the case of extensive blockages, surgery may not be an option. In such cases a catheter with a deflated balloon on one end is introduced into a blood vessel. When this catheter reaches the blocked artery, it is inflated. This widens the artery sufficiently enough for normal blood flow to resume. In some cases carotid angioplasty is also accompanied with stenting, where a tube is placed to keep the artery open.


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                      Featured Carotid Angioplasty Providers Abroad


                      Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre

                      Klang, Malaysia


                      Languages: English

                      Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre (SKSMC) is the flagship tertiary private medical centre in Klang, Malaysia.

                      Commissioned in September 1999, under the management by Southern Medicare ...

                      Assunta Hospital

                      Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


                      Languages: English

                      Assunta Hospital was founded by a group of missionaries from the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM) in 1954. Today, after 5 decades of services, Assunta Hospital continues its commitment of practis...

                      DRK Kliniken Berlin - Westend

                      Berlin, Germany


                      Accreditation: JCI

                      Languages: English, German

                      The DRK Kliniken Berlin - Westend are a fine example of modern architecture embracing a 110 year old historical and traditional institution, with an outstanding national and international reputation f...

                      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...
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