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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. 

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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                    Sunway Medical Centre

                    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001

                    Languages: English, Mandarin, Indonesian, Japanese

                    Sunway Medical Centre brings you a world class healthcare experience. A comprehensive range of medical services are offered by highly qualified specialists using the latest medical technology.
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                    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...

                    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.

                    Monza Hospital

                    Bucharest, Romania


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001

                    Languages: English, Romanian

                    Monza Hospital is a highly specialized medical facility, a private hospital that has an agreement with Bucharest Health Insurance House (CASMB) and offers complete medical services.

                    It ...

                    Burjeel hospital

                    Dubai, United Arab Emirates


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Arabic

                    The art of healing: A new standard in healthcare...

                    It is not just about the cure. It is not only about the equipment. It is not merely about the facilities. At Burjeel Hospital, we are...
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