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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.

Artificial Disc Replacement

Artificial disc replacement is a procedure where a diseased spinal disc is replaced with an artificial one made of metal. This procedure is an alternative to spinal fusion.

While artificial disc replacement is as effective in reduction of pain as spinal fusion, it gives greater range of motion of the spine after surgery.

People with osteoporosis (thin bones), allergy to stainless steel, joint disease, and chronic infections are not good candidates for this procedure.

Patients are usually able to return home hours after surgery or the next day. Medications are prescribed to take care of the post-surgical pain and infection. The process of healing can be sped by following a healthy diet, quitting smoking, regular exercise, and maintaining good posture.


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                    Languages: English, Turkish, German, French, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Arabic

                    Anadolu Medical Center is sheltered by the Anadolu Foundation and it is characterized by two major aspects : its non-profit status and its unique affiliation with the world praised Johns Hopkins Medic...

                    Cellthera Clinic

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                    Cellthera Clinic  is focused on usage of adipose and connective tissue derived stem cells in regenerative medicine. Cellthera uses the latest scientific knowledge gained from its own research act...

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                    Changhua, Taiwan


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                    Languages: English, Chinese

                    Located in Lugang township of Taiwan Changhua County, Institutional Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital occupies 8.5 hectares with 1 underground floor, 7 above ground floors and 82688 square meter...
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