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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!

Heart Transplantation

Heart transplantation or cardiac transplantation is a major surgical procedure that is performed on patients who have a severe case of coronary heart disease or those who are facing ending stage heart failure. In heart transplantation a working heart from a recently deceased or a brain dead donor is implanted into the patient.

The patient's heart may be removed (orthotopic) or in certain cases left in to support the new heart (heterotopic). Patients will be given immunosuppresants so that their systems do not reject the new heart. Post operation, patients may have to contend with organ rejection, infections and sepsis. Heart transplantation is usually the last resort for people who have exhausted all other avenues of treating a damaged heart.


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                    Featured Heart Transplantation Providers Abroad


                    Mitera Hospital

                    Athens, Greece


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001

                    Languages: English, Greek

                    The birth of a child is a unique and priceless experience.

                    Preparing for, and most importantly, taking care of a new life poses a major challenge for Medical Science.

                    MIT...

                    Phuket International Hospital

                    Phuket, Thailand


                    Accreditation: JCI, HA

                    Languages: Thai, English, Japanese, German, Swedish, Danish

                    As one of the leading private hospital within the region, Phuket International Hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical and hospital services, specifically orientated to the needs of the Thai ...

                    Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz

                    Sao Paulo, Brazil


                    Accreditation: JCI, Temos

                    Languages: English, Portuguese

                    With over a century of existence, the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital was founded in 1897 and holds a position as one of the most recognized healthcare institutions in Brazil.

                    A group of G...

                    TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital

                    Tianjin, China


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Chinese

                    TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital (TICH)/Tianjin Medical University Cardiovascular Institute, invested by TEDA Administrative Commission, is a public non-profit AAA (Top Class) specialized ho...

                    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...
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