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Your Healthcare Holiday Dollars go Farther in Thailand

Medical costs in the West are skyrocketing and patients are flocking to Asia to save, particularly to Thailand where outlays for treatment are generally five to ten times less than what they’d be in the US and Europe.

Elbow Replacement

Elbow replacement is done when the elbow joint is damaged due to injury or arthritis. During the procedure, the damaged portion of the joint is removed and the two bones of the arms, which are ulna and humerus, are prepared to receive an artificial implant replacing the damaged portion.

This surgery is performed under anesthesia and takes about two hours. Hospitalization after surgery can be up to four days. Patients are to limit function up to 12 weeks after surgery. Full recovery of the elbow takes up to a year. Proper rehabilitation is very important for good recovery.

Patients who undergo elbow surgery enjoy a pain-free life with good joint mobility.


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                  Hospital Vila da Serra

                  Minas Gerais, Brazil


                  Languages: English, Portuguese

                  Hospital Vila da Serra offers the most wanted high complexity medical procedures for you and your family. THE SPECIALTIES are among the best known performed in modern medicine. 

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                  Aretaeio Hospital

                  Nicosia, Cyprus


                  Languages: English, Greek

                  The ARETAEIO hospital is located on Andreas Avraamides Street in Dasoupoli, Nicosia, and is within easy access of all areas in Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca. A private hospital, opened in 2006 by 42 s...

                  Cankaya Hospital

                  Ankara, Turkey


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Turkish

                  Çankaya Hospital offers qualified medical assistance with the latest advances in technology. Çankaya Hospital’s mission is to provide an international, qualified, flexible and pers...

                  NTT Medical Center Tokyo

                  Tokyo, Japan


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Japanese

                  We take pride in delivering optimum services remembering always that each patient is our ultimate customer.

                  The goal of the NTT Medical Center Tokyo is, as the symbol of social contribu...

                  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...
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