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More Spas than Cities

Thailand has over 700 operating spas! In 2009, the Intelligent Spa Benchmarking Report found that the country hosts the largest number of spas in the region.

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


                    UPMC Bedford Memorial

                    Pennsylvania, United States


                    Languages: English

                    UPMC Bedford Memorial is an acute care general hospital with units for medical, surgical, obstetrical, intensive care, coronary care, and telemetry services, and offers a variety of diagnostic capabil...

                    Makati Medical Center

                    Makati, Philippines


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Tagalog

                    Makati Medical Center has earned the distinction of being one of the best-equipped hospitals in the country and in Asia. We have the most capable staff that extends the best quality medical care to ou...

                    HYGEIA Hospital

                    Athens, Greece


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001, JCI

                    Languages: English, Russian, Greek

                    HYGEIA Hospital is the first large Private Hospital that has operated in Greece since 1974, and is currently one of the largest private hospital units in our country.

                    It was founded in ...

                    Fundacion Cardioinfantil hospital

                    Bogota, Colombia


                    Accreditation: JCI

                    Languages: English, Portuguese, Mandarin, French, Italian, German, Spanish

                    For more than 7 years, Fundacion Cardioinfantil International Center has offered comprehensive care to international patients and their families during their entire cycle of treatment.

                    ...

                    Hospital OCA

                    Nuevo Leon, Mexico


                    Accreditation: ISO 9001

                    Languages: English, Spanish

                    OCA Hospital offers timely and professional medical care with cutting edge technology in an atmosphere of warmth and teamwork, creating a safe and comfortable environment to become more and more effic...
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