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Numerous Thai Hospitals Have Earned Prestigious JCI Accreditation

And the first to meet Joint Commission International standards in the whole of Asia was Bangkok’s celebrated Bumrungrad International Hospital, meaning it was the first Asian facility to pass muster in over 350 international standards on their rigorous checklist.

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


                      St. Luke's International Hospital

                      Tokyo, Japan


                      Accreditation: JCI

                      Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, Russian, Tagalog, Portuguese

                      St. Luke's International Hospital began in 1902 as a small clinic in Tsukiji, Tokyo, founded by Rudolph Bolling Teusler, a missionary doctor sent by the American Episcopal Church. It has since grown i...

                      Bangpakok 9 International Hospital

                      Bangkok, Thailand


                      Accreditation: JCI, HA

                      Languages: Arabic, English, Thai

                      Bangpakok9 International Hospital is a tertiary private care hospital located in Bangkok, Thailand. We are committed to providing healthcare with world-class standards. The Bangpakok Hospital Group ha...

                      VITA Curitiba Hospital

                      Paraná, Brazil


                      Languages: English, Portuguese

                      The VITA Curitibais considered one of the sets of higher quality hospital in the country and most importantly the state of Paraná, characterized by high-complexity care.

                      Island Hospital

                      Georgetown, Malaysia


                      Languages: English

                      A 240 bedded private medical centre situated in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. Island Hospital’s modern design is a landmark in hospital architecture, with its emphasis on uncluttered ope...

                      Chong Hua Hospital

                      Cebu, Philippines


                      Accreditation: JCI

                      Languages: English, Tagalog

                      Chong Hua Hospital is home of the region's top specialists and sub specialist. We are pleased to be the referral hospital of choice for physicians and patients seeking the highest level of quality hea...
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