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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. 

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


                    UCSF Medical Center

                    California, United States


                    Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian

                    UCSF Medical Center is recognized throughout the world for innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research. We are one of the nation's top 10 hospitals, according to an annual sur...

                    Kent Hospital

                    Izmir, Turkey


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Turkish

                    Our hospital, has built on 30.000 m2 land at Karşıyaka, as thinking the opportunity of growing population, social and cultural seperation, easy arrival and parking. Our hospital have specialized medic...

                    Normah Medical Specialist Centre

                    Kuching, Malaysia


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Malayu

                    Normah Medical Specialist Centre (NMSC) was officially opened in August 1988. It is the first and is currently the largest purpose built private medical centre in the State of Sarawak. Owned by Sarawa...

                    Manila Doctors Hospital

                    Manila, Philippines


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001

                    Languages: English, Tagalog

                    Manila Doctors Hospital (MDH) is a premiere private tertiary hospital operating at 667 United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

                    We are a health institution providing holistic...

                    Queen Elizabeth Hospital

                    Bridgetown, Barbados


                    Languages: English

                    Welcome to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH)
                    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is the country’s primary acute care medical facility. The QEH is also an accredited teaching hospital affi...
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