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Malaysia a Mecca for Medical Tourists!

Drawing most of its patients from the rapidly developing economies of India, China and Indonesia, Malaysia’s health tourism increased by 15% in 2013. 

Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement or total hip arthroplasty is a procedure where damaged hip is replaced with an artificial one called prosthesis. The most common causes of hip damage are wear off of hip joints due to arthritis, injury, or bone tumors.

The surgery typically takes up to 3 hours. After the surgery, pain medications, physical therapy, and activity and weight-bearing restrictions are advised. Patients may be able to sit within one to two days post surgery and are discharged within 10 days of surgery. Full recovery may take anywhere between three to six months. This depends on the overall general health and participation in physical therapy.

This surgery is very safe and an estimated 120,000 such surgeries take place in the US every year.


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                          Featured Total Hip Replacement Providers Abroad


                          Hospital Fatimah

                          Ipoh, Malaysia


                          Accreditation: ISO 9001, MSQH

                          Languages: English

                          Hospital Fatimah is a 239 bed, not-for-profit, private specialist hospital within the city of Ipoh, in Perak, Malaysia. The Hospital is strategically located in the business centre of Ipoh Garden with...

                          Mission Hospital Bangkok

                          Bangkok, Thailand


                          Accreditation: HA

                          Languages: Thai, English, Mandarin, Arabic, Chinese

                          Mission Hospital (also known as Bangkok Adventist Hospital) is a full service general private hospital which locates in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Mission Hospital was founded in 1937 and to...

                          Angeles Pedregal

                          Mexico City, Mexico


                          Accreditation: NHA

                          Languages: English, Spanish

                          Hospital Angeles Pedregal features 189 hospital rooms, including luxurious suites, designed to create a friendly and serene ambience that contributes to the rapid recovery of the patient.

                          Hospital Punta Pacifica

                          Panama City, Panama


                          Accreditation: JCI

                          Languages: English, Spanish

                          Hospital Punta Pacifica is the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to be affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Doctors and surgeons are leaders in their respective specialties, th...

                          National Taiwan University Hospital

                          Taipei, Taiwan


                          Accreditation: JCI

                          Languages: English, Chinese

                          The patients who have experienced our service are all satisfied with the medical quality, price and efficiency.

                          In 2010, National Taiwan University Hospital has been accredited by Joint...
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