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Herzliya Medical Center

Herzliya, Israel

Herzliya Medical Center Herzliya Israel
Herzliya Medical Center Herzliya Israel
Herzliya Medical Center Herzliya Israel
Herzliya Medical Center Herzliya Israel

The Herzliya Medical Center was founded in 1983 and is one of the leading medical institutions in Israel. Each year over 20,000 operations, 5,600 general surgery procedures, and 1,600 bariatric procedures are performed at the hospital. The hospital has departments of cardiology, gastroenterology, IVF, bariatric surgery, emergency diagnostics, gynecology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, genetics, pathology, and a diagnostics center. It also has a dedicated department for international patients that offers translation services and a patient case manager, who is available to coordinate the treatment process and communicate with hospital staff on the patient's behalf.

Allergy testing, also known as skin, prick, or blood testing is performed by a trained allergy specialist to determine if your body has an allergic reaction to a known substance. The exam can be in the form of a blood test, a skin test, or an elimination diet. Allergies occur when your immune system, which is your body’s natural defense, overreacts to something in your environment. Allergy testing can determine which particular pollens, molds, or other substances you’re aller

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Gastric balloon treatment involves inserting a deflated balloon into the stomach and then inflating it, to help lose weight. by partially filling the stomach, allowing the patient to feel fuller, eat smaller portions, and subsequently consume fewer calories. The balloon is inserted through the mouth, along with an endoscopic camera which will ensure it is safe for the balloon to be placed. Once inside the stomach, the balloon is filled with a saline solution, and the tube is removed, leaving the

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Gastric band surgery, which can be also referred to as Lap-Band, is a very common bariatric surgery procedure, considered as the less invasive and safest for its reversible and adjustable characteristics. Gastric banding is performed with a laparoscopic approach, which involves a series of small cuts to the stomach and abdominal area, in order to insert and place a silicon device filled with a saline solution around the upper section of the stomach. This band effectively reduces the stomach c

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Gastric Bypass Surgery treatments abroad. Gastric Bypass Surgery abroad Gastric bypass is just one of many types of bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, and is used to treat morbid obesity. Gastric bypass surgery works by dividing the stomach into a small upper pouch and a larger lower pouch and then connecting the small intestine to both. This changes the way in which the patient's body responds to food and reduces the amount of food the stomach can handle at one time, often

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Gastric Sleeve treatments abroad. A sleeve gastrectomy, also referred to as a gastric sleeve, is a bariatric surgery procedure which reduces the size of the stomach in order to achieve the goal of weight loss. It is usually performed on patients with extreme weight problems and obesity, who have been unable to lose weight through conventional methods such as a dieting and regular exercise. The procedure can help in treating obesity-related conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high bloo

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Gastric Sleeve Treatment Abroad A sleeve gastrectomy, also referred to as a gastric sleeve, is a bariatric surgery procedure which reduces the size of the stomach in order to achieve the goal of weight loss. It is usually performed on patients with extreme weight problems and obesity, who have been unable to lose weight through conventional methods such as a dieting and regular exercise. The procedure can help in treating obesity-related conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blo

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Echocardiogram procedure abroad Echocardiogram or Echocardiography  is a test that uses sound waves to assess the heart by creating 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional images of the heart. It is a diagnostic test performed to detect any complications with the heart valves and chambers. The image of echocardiography is called an echocardiogram. It is key in determining the heart of the heart muscle . An echocardiogram is a painless test and considered very safe. The test does not use any

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Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) treatments abroad An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is an examination that detects how your heart is functioning by determining the electrical activity of the heart. With every heartbeat, an electrical impulse travels through your heart. The wave causes the muscle to squeeze and propel blood from the heart. The electrical activity of the heart is then computed, analyzed, and printed out. No electricity is sent into the body. An EKG will help your doctor under

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery treatments abroad Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the most common heart disease conditions and happens when cholesterol and other materials build up in the artery walls, narrowing the artery and reducing the blood supply to the heart. This leads to chest pain and in the worse cases to a stroke, which can damage the patient life quality or have even more serious consequences. One way to treat this condition is to provide the blood a new way

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Heart Valve replacement is a medical procedure to substitute one or more of the heart valves damaged, or affected by a disease. The process is done as an alternative to valve repair. In conditions when valve repair or catheter-based procedures become nonviable, the cardiologist may propose undergoing the valve replacement surgery. During the procedure, your cardio-surgeon detaches the heart valve and restores it with a mechanical one or one made from cow, pig or human heart tissue (biological ti

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Pacemaker Implantation treatments abroad Pacemaker implantation is a procedure required by patients whose heart's conduction system is not working in the way it should. Patients may suffer from an irregular heartbeat or damages to their heart muscle as a result of a heart attack. The pacemaker is a small electrical device in metal used to regulate the heartbeat, that weighs between 20 and 50 g and is inserted under the skin on the chest below the collarbone, near the heart and connected

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) treatments abroad Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), which may also be referred to as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), is a surgical procedure performed to replace the aortic valve without performing open surgery. It is performed as an alternative to aortic valve replacement surgery, for patients who are unable to endure open surgery due to age or medical conditions which make the surgery too high risk to perform.

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Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Closure treatments abroad  Ventricular septal defect (VSD), also referred to as a hole in the heart, is a congenital heart defect that causes blood to flow from the left to the right ventricle, which makes the heart have to work harder. In the cases whereby the hole is small, it may close by itself and surgery is not usually required. The baby's heart will need to be checked regularly in order to monitor the defect and symptoms while awaiting its cl

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Cardiology Consultation treatments abroad Cardiology, also known as cardiovascular medicine and a subspecialty of internal medicine, is a medical field that focuses primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and disorders that affect the heart. Doctors that specialize in this particular field are known as cardiologists. For patients with heart problems, the initial cardiology consultation and subsequent consultations are essential parts of a medical treatment process. Not

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Coronary Angioplasty abroad  When coronary arteries are blocked or narrowed, a coronary angioplasty might be essential in order to guarantee the blood supply to the heart. This procedure is performed using a balloon to stretch open a narrowed or blocked artery. However, it could involve a stent (a short wire-mesh tube), which is left in place permanently to allow blood to flow more freely. This is considered as the most modern angioplasty procedure. As the the blood flow through the c

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Coronary Angiogram treatments abroad  Cardioversion is a medical procedure that restores a normal heart rhythm in people with certain types of abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias). Cardioversion is usually done by sending electric shocks to your heart through electrodes placed on your chest. It's also possible to do cardioversion with medications. Why it's done Cardioversion can correct a heartbeat that's too fast (tachycardia) or irregular (fibrillation). Cardioversion is us

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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure treatment abroad An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the wall (septum) amid the duplet loftier compartments of your heart (atria). The disorder is present at birth (congenital). Minor shortcomings might be found by chance and never source a problem. Some small atrial septal defects close during infancy or early childhood.   Where can I find Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure Treatment Abroad? At Mozocare, you can find Atrial Septal Defect

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Heart Arrhythmia - Catheter Ablation treatments abroad  Catheter ablation is a procedure that uses radiofrequency energy (similar to microwave heat) to destroy a small area of heart tissue that is causing rapid and irregular heartbeats. Destroying this tissue helps restore your heart’s regular rhythm. The procedure is also called radiofrequency ablation.   Special cells in your heart create electrical signals that travel along pathways to the chambers of your heart. These s

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Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation treatments abroad  An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is a small battery-powered device placed in your chest to monitor your heart rhythm and detect irregular heartbeats. An ICD can deliver electric shocks via one or more wires connected to your heart to fix an abnormal heart rhythm. Why it's done? You've likely seen TV shows in which hospital workers "shock" an unconscious person out of cardi

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Cardiac Assessment treatments abroad  The cardiovascular examination is a portion of the physical examination that involves evaluation of the cardiovascular system. The exact contents of the examination will vary depending on the presenting complaint, but a complete examination will involve the heart (cardiac examination), lungs (pulmonary examination), belly (abdominal examination) and the blood vessels (peripheral vascular examination). The cardiac examination is based on the differ

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Electrophysiology Study (EPS) treatments abroad  An electrophysiology (EP) study is a test used to understand and map the electrical activity within your heart. An EP study may be recommended in people with heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) and other heart problems to understand the exact cause and determine which treatment is most likely to be effective. Doctors also use EP studies to predict the risk of sudden cardiac death in certain situations. An EP study involves placing diagn

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Mitral Valve Repair treatments abroad  Mitral valve repair and mitral valve replacement are procedures that may be performed to treat diseases of the mitral valve — the valve located between the left heart chambers (left atrium and left ventricle). Types Annuloplasty Valvuloplasty. Why it's done? Mitral valve disease treatment depends on how severe your condition is, if you're experiencing signs and symptoms, and if your condition is getting worse. Your doctor and tre

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Stress Electrocardiography (ECG) Abroad, An electrocardiogram (ECG) stress test monitors a person’s heartbeat at rest and during exercise, most commonly while a person walks on a treadmill. A physician observes the person, monitors the exercise level, and makes recordings until the person’s heart nears a maximum predicted heart rate. The heart also is monitored during the period of cool-down or recovery that immediately follows exercise. The recordings made before, during,

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Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) Device Implantation treatments abroad CRT is a medically verified therapy choice for persons with heart failure. A CRT equipment directs trivial electrical impulses to both lower chambers of the heart to help them beat together in a more coordinated pattern. This may recover the heart’s ability to propel blood and oxygen to your body. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices help your heart beat more proficiently and monitor your state so y

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Myocardial Infarction Treatment treatments abroad  A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked. The blockage is most often a build-up of fat, cholesterol and other substances, which form a plaque in the arteries that feed the heart (coronary arteries). \The plaque eventually breaks away and forms a clot. The interrupted blood flow can damage or destroy part of the heart muscle

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Tilt Table Test treatments abroad  A tilt table test is used to evaluate the cause of unexplained fainting (syncope). Your doctor might recommend a tilt table test if you have repeated, unexplained episodes of lightheadedness, dizziness or fainting. The test can help determine if the cause is related to your heart rate or blood pressure.

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Closure treatments abroad  Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a persistent opening between the two major blood vessels leading from the heart. The opening, called the ductus arteriosus, is a normal part of a baby's circulatory system before birth that usually closes shortly after birth. If it remains open, however, it's called a patent ductus arteriosus.

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Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment treatments abroad  Atrioventricular canal defect is a combination of heart problems resulting in a defect in the center of the heart. The condition occurs when there's a hole between the heart's chambers and problems with the valves that regulate blood flow in the heart. Sometimes called endocardial cushion defect or atrioventricular septal defect, atrioventricular canal defect is present at birth (congenital).

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Aortic Valve Repair treatments abroad Aortic valve repair is the reconstruction of both form and function of the malfunctioning aortic valve. Most frequently it is applied for the therapy of aortic regurgitation. Aortic valve (AV) repair is now recognized as a good substitute for prosthetic valve replacement in selected patients suffering from aortic inadequacy (AI) or proximal aorta aneurysm. During the procedure, the cardiologist makes an incision on the breastbone to repair or replace the

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Heart Biopsy treatments abroad  Heart biopsy, also called myocardial biopsy or cardiac biopsy, is an invasive procedure to detect heart disease. It entails using a bioptome (a small catheter with a grasping device on the end) to obtain a small piece of heart muscle tissue that is sent to a laboratory for analysis Why it’s done?  Your doctor uses a heart biopsy to: Evaluate or confirm the presence of rejection after a heart transplant. Diagnose myocarditis (inflam

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Surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) treatments abroad  Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare condition caused by a combination of four heart defects that are present at birth (congenital). These defects, which affect the structure of the heart, cause oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and to the rest of the body. Infants and children with tetralogy of Fallot usually have blue-tinged skin because their blood doesn't carry enough oxygen.

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Cardiac CT treatments abroad Computed tomography, commonly known as a CT scan, combines multiple X-ray images with the aid of a computer to produce cross-sectional views of the body. Cardiac CT is a heart-imaging test that uses CT technology with or without intravenous contrast to visualize the heart anatomy, coronary circulation, and great vessels (which includes the aorta, pulmonary veins, and arteries). There are several types of CT scans used in the diagnosis of heart disease, includin

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Cardioversion Treatment abroad Cardioversion is a medical procedure that restores a normal heart rhythm in people with certain types of abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias). Cardioversion is usually done by sending electric shocks to your heart through electrodes placed on your chest. It's also possible to do cardioversion with medications. Why it's done?  Cardioversion can correct a heartbeat that's too fast (tachycardia) or irregular (fibrillation). Cardioversion is u

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Surgery for Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) treatments abroad  Transposition of the great arteries is a serious but rare heart defect present at birth (congenital), in which the two main arteries leaving the heart are reversed (transposed). The condition is also called dextro-transposition of the great arteries. A rarer type of this condition is called levo-transposition of the great arteries.

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Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion treatments abroad  An intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is a mechanical device that helps the heart pump blood. This device is inserted into the aorta, the body's largest artery. It is a long, thin tube called a catheter with a balloon on the end of it. If you are hospitalized, your doctor may insert an IABP. Your doctor will numb an area of your leg and thread the IABP through the femoral artery in your leg into your aorta. He or she then positi

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Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB) treatments abroad Minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery encompasses making slight incisions on the chest. The surgery involves less blood loss, lower risk of infection and smaller scars. The surgery can be done without stopping the heart. Therefore, patient does not need to be put on a heart-lung machine for this procedure. How much does a Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass procedure cost? The average co

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Bentall Procedure treatments abroad  The Bentall procedure is a type of cardiac surgery involving composite graft replacement of the aortic valve, aortic root, and ascending aorta, with re-implantation of the coronary arteries into the graft. This operation is used to treat combined disease of the aortic valve and ascending aorta, including lesions associated with Marfan syndrome. The Bentall procedure was first described in 1968 by Hugh Bentall and Antony De Bono. It is considered a

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Pediatric Cardiology treatments abroad  Pediatric Cardiology is a specialty that addresses heart conditions in babies [including unborn babies], children, and teenagers. The scope of pediatric cardiology practice is extensive. Pediatric Cardiologists evaluate and care for fetuses, neonates, infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and adults. Pediatric Cardiology treatment has greatly evolved in the past few years and has helped thousands of children to lead normal lives today. W

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Right Heart Catheterization treatments abroad A right heart catheterization (RHC) is the only method of precisely determining the pulmonary artery pressures and officially detecting pulmonary arterial hypertension. The test is also called pulmonary artery catheterization. Catheterization of the right side of the heart is performed through the venous route. It helps in the assessment of the following parameters: Measurement of the blood pushed out of your heart, pressure in the heart and

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Coronary Angiography and Left Ventriculography treatments abroad For more information, read our Coronary Angioplasty Cost Guide

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Cardiac Rehabilitation treatments abroad  Cardiac rehabilitation, also called cardiac rehab, is a customized outpatient program of exercise and education. Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to help you improve your health and help you recover from a heart attack, other forms of heart disease or surgery to treat heart disease. Cardiac rehabilitation often involves exercise training, emotional support and education about lifestyle changes to reduce your heart disease risk, such as eating a

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Angina Pectoris Treatment treatments abroad  Angina pectoris is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.  It’s often called ischemic chest pain. Your doctor may perform an electrocardiogram (ECG), chest x-ray, chest CT, coronary CT angiography, cardiac MRI to help diagnose your condition. Your physician may recommend certain lifestyle variations in addition to other treatment choices, such as medication, surgery, or angioplasty and vascular

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Cardiothoracic Surgery treatments abroad  Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). In most countries, cardiac surgery (involving the heart and the great vessels) and general thoracic surgery (involving the lungs, esophagus, thymus, etc.) are separate surgical specialties.

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Heart Surgery treatments abroad  The most common type of heart surgery for adults is coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). During CABG, a healthy artery or vein from the body is connected, or grafted, to a blocked coronary (heart) artery. The grafted artery or vein bypasses (that is, goes around) the blocked portion of the coronary artery. This creates a new path for oxygen-rich blood to flow to the heart muscle. CABG can relieve chest pain and may lower your risk of having a heart att

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Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) treatments abroad  Myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is a non-invasive imaging test that shows how well blood flows through (perfuses) your heart muscle. It can show areas of the heart muscle that aren’t getting enough blood flow. This test is often called a nuclear stress test.  It can also show how well the heart muscle is pumping. MPI is useful in patients with chest discomfort to see if the discomfort comes from lack of blood flow to the

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Treatment Abroad The damaged blood vessel that carries blood, oxygen and nutrients to the heart leads to Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). Cholesterol is the main cause for the Coronary Artery Disease. The cholesterol leads to building up plaque which narrows coronary arteries resulting in slowing down the blood flow to the heart.  

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Temporary Pacemaker treatments abroad  Temporary cardiac pacing is the use of an electrical device called a pacemaker to help your heart beat regularly while you are in the hospital. Wires connect the pacemaker to your heart. The pacemaker uses wires to deliver electrical signals to your heart, if needed. The electric signals cause your heart to beat in a regular pattern. WHEN IS IT USED? Temporary cardiac pacing may be used to control your heart rate when: A heart attack damages t

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Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Treatment treatments abroad Acute decompensated heart failure is the most frequent and possibly fatal root cause of severe pulmonary distress. It represents a heterogeneous group of disorders that characteristically present as dyspnea, edema, and fatigue. AHF is often not acute in onset, typically developing gradually over days to weeks, where acuity is a function of the need for emergent therapy due to the severity of these signs and symptoms.  Where

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Dressler's Syndrome Treatment treatments abroad Dressler's syndrome is a type of pericarditis — inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart (pericardium). Dressler's syndrome is believed to be an immune system response after damage to heart tissue or to the pericardium, from events such as a heart attack, surgery or traumatic injury.

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Heart Tumor Treatment treatments abroad  Cardiac tumors are abnormal growths in the heart or heart valves. There are many types of cardiac tumors. But, cardiac tumors, in general, are rare. The tumors can be cancerous (malignant) or noncancerous (benign). Tumors that begin growing in the heart and stay there are called primary tumors. What are the types of cardiac tumors? Primary Tumors Primary tumors affect only 1 in 1,000 to 100,000 people. The most common type of primary cardiac

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Pericardiocentesis treatment abroad. Pericardiocentesis, also called a pericardial tap, is an invasive procedure that involves using a needle and catheter to remove fluid (called a pericardial effusion) from the sac around the heart (the pericardium). The fluid may then be sent to a laboratory for tests to look for signs of infection or cancer. Occasionally, pericardiocentesis is performed on an emergency basis to treat a condition called cardiac tamponade. This condition is a life-threate

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Ventriculography abroad A ventriculogram is a test done during cardiac catheterization that evaluates the main pumping chamber of your heart. During a ventriculogram, your doctor injects a dye into your heart that makes the inside of your heart show up on X-. The images are recorded on film or on a computer.   A ventriculogram can show: The movement of your heart muscle as your left ventricle fills and pumps blood. The size of your left ventricle. How efficiently your left ventricle pum

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Atrioventricular Fistula Treatment Abroad An arteriovenous (AV) fistula is an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein. Normally, blood flows from your arteries to your capillaries to your veins. Nutrients and oxygen in your blood travel from your capillaries to tissues in your body.  

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Myocarditis Treatment Abroad Myocarditis is an ailment characterized by the inflammation of the heart muscle. Early detection is the key to preventing long-term heart damage. Often, myocarditis improves on its own without treatment with complete recovery. However, in patients with more prolonged or more severe cases of myocarditis, individuals may need more specific medications or even hospitalization. Individuals with severe symptoms of myocarditis (heart failure, acute shortness of breath)

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Pericarditis Treatment Abroad Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardium, a fine sac that adjoins your heart. Symptoms typically comprise a sudden onset of sharp chest pain. The pain may also be felt in the shoulders, neck, and back. Therapy for pericarditis depends on the source and severity. Mild cases of pericarditis may get better on their own even in the absence of remedy. Which other Cardiology procedures can I find abroad? There are many accredited and modern hospitals

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Pulmonary artery catheterization abroad Pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC) is a procedure in which an intravascular catheter is inserted through a central vein (femoral, jugular, antecubital or brachial) to connect to the right side of the heart and advance towards the pulmonary artery. This diagnostic procedure can be utilized to assess right sided cardiac chamber filling pressures, estimation of cardiac output, intracardiac shunt evaluation, valvular studies, and vascular resistance. De

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Coronary Steal Treatment Abroad Coronary steal is a phenomenon where an alteration of circulation patterns leads to a reduction in the blood flow directed to the coronary circulation. It is caused when there is narrowing of the coronary arteries and a coronary vasodilator is used, stealing blood away from those parts of the heart. This happens as a result of the narrowed coronary arteries being always maximally dilated to compensate for the decreased upstream blood supply.  

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Find 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring abroad Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring is a technique of computing and monitoring hypertension. The device consists of a portable meter, with a cuff that fits around your arm and a monitoring tool worn around your waist. Twenty-four-hour monitoring (24?H ABPM) plays an important part in the management of subjects with suspected and confirmed disorders of blood pressure regulation.  Which other Cardiology procedures can I fin

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DSE -Stress Echocardiogram Abroad An echocardiogram (echo) is a test used to assess the heart's function and structures. A stress echocardiogram is a test done to assess how well the heart works under stress. The “stress” can be triggered by either exercise on a treadmill or a medicine called dobutamine. A stress echocardiogram (DSE) may be used if you are unable to exercise. A DSE may involve one or more of these special types of echocardiograms:   M-mode echocard

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Endocarditis Treatment Abroad, When the inner lining of the heart chambers, endocardium gets infected, it is called Endocarditis. Bacteria, fungi or other germs spread through your bloodstream and attach to damaged areas in your heart causes endocarditis. Treatments for endocarditis include antibiotics and, in certain cases, surgery.  

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Renal Denervation Therapy Abroad Renal denervation (RDN) is a minimally invasive procedure to treat resistant hypertension. The procedure uses radiofrequency ablation to burn the nerves in the renal arteries. This process causes a reduction in the nerve activity, which decreases blood pressure. The interventional radiologist will insert a catheter into the femoral artery in your thigh, and through this will access the arteries feeding your kidneys. During the RDN procedure, radiofrequency

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Atherosclerosis Treatment Abroad Arteriosclerosis occurs when the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body (arteries) become thick and stiff — sometimes restricting blood flow to your organs and tissues. Healthy arteries are flexible and elastic, but over time, the walls in your arteries can harden, a condition commonly called hardening of the arteries.  

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Roemheld Syndrome Treatment abroad Roemheld syndrome was first described by Ludwig von Roemheld. It is a syndrome where maladies in the gastrointestinal tract or abdomen are found to be associated with cardiac symptoms like arrhythmias and benign palpitations.

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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) Treatment Abroad Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an unusual emergency state that occurs when a tear forms in a blood vessel in the heart. Since it happens impulsively, it’s important to recognize the symptoms and get treatment immediately. Warning signs may include chest pain or pressure, shortness of breath, profuse sweating, and dizziness. Which other Cardiology procedures can I find abroad? There are many accredited and mo

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Ventricular Aneurysm Treatment Abroad A ventricular aneurysm is a blood-filled protuberance that occurs as a result of weakened tissue in the heart wall. The major concern for a patient with the ailment is the possible reduction of the flow of oxygenated blood to the body, triggering heart failure and death. It can thus be fatal. Early diagnosis is critical to managing a ventricular aneurysm. The remedy is subject to the aneurysm’s extent, site, and your overall health. Many left ventri

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Aortic Stenosis Treatment Abroad Aortic valve stenosis occurs when the heart's aortic valve narrows. This narrowing prevents the valve from opening fully, which reduces or blocks blood flow from your heart into the main artery to your body and onward to the rest of your body.

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Cardiac MRI abroad Cardiac MRI can provide detailed information on the type and severity of heart disease to help your doctor decide the best way to treat heart problems such as coronary heart disease, heart valve problems, pericarditis, cardiac tumors, or damage from a heart attack. Cardiac MRI can help explain results from other imaging tests such as chest x rays and chest CT scans. Cardiac MRI may be done in a medical imaging facility or hospital. Before your procedure, a contrast dye

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Diastolic Heart Failure Treatment Abroad If you have diastolic heart failure, your left ventricle has become stiffer than normal. Because of that, your heart can't relax the way it should. When it pumps, it can't fill up with blood as it's supposed to. Because there's less blood in the ventricle, less blood is pumped out to your body.

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Eisenmenger's Syndrome Treatment Abroad Eisenmenger syndrome is a rare ailment that an individual may be born with. A heart defect that causes a hole to develop amid the two chambers of your heart is the most frequent reason for the disorder. It is caused by a defect in the structure of the heart, more precisely a ventricular septal defect (VSD) or other shunts. The remedy of Eisenmenger's condition varies extensively and is subject to the person's age, degree of cyanosis, and sub

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Giant Cell Myocarditis Treatment Abroad In general, giant cell myocarditis is a speedily lethal ailment that may respond to specific immunosuppressive drugs or cardiac transplant. Owing to advancements in diagnostic and therapeutic options, it is now increasingly diagnosed based on endomyocardial biopsies, explanted hearts, or apical wedge sections removed at the time of ventricular assist device placement.  Where can I find giant cell myocarditis treatment abroad? Find giant cell

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Preoperative Evaluation Abroad A history and physical examination, focusing on risk factors for cardiac, pulmonary and infectious complications, and a determination of a patient's functional capacity, are essential to any preoperative evaluation. In addition, the type of surgery influences the overall perioperative risk and the need for further cardiac evaluation. The purpose of a preoperative evaluation is not to “clear” patients for elective surgery, but rather to evaluate a

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Shone's Syndrome Treatment Abroad Shone’s syndrome, is a rare form of congenital heart disease where there is a combination of four left-sided heart defects (obstructions), which include:  Aortic coarctation (narrowing of the aorta) Obstruction below the aortic valve (subaortic obstruction- blockage below the valve) Mitral valve leaflets which are thickened and stuck together giving the valve a “parachute” shape Abnormalities of the mitral valve with stenosis (narro

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Myocardial Rupture Treatment abroad Myocardial rupture is a laceration of the ventricles or atria of the heart, of the interatrial or interventricular septum, or of the papillary muscles. Early surgical involvement is essential for the treatment of myocardial rupture; medical therapy plays a supporting role in some instances. Where can I find myocardial rupture treatment abroad? Find myocardial rupture treatment hospitals in India, myocardial rupture treatment at clinics and hospitals i

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Cardiac Asthma Treatment Abroad Cardiac asthma is not a form of asthma. It's a type of coughing or wheezing that occurs with left heart failure. Depending on how severe your symptoms are, this wheezing can be a medical emergency. Heart failure can cause fluid to build up in your lungs (pulmonary edema) and in and around your airways. The latter causes signs and symptoms — such as shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing — that may mimic asthma.  

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Endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) abroad Endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) is a procedure that percutaneously obtains small amounts of myocardial tissue for diagnostic, therapeutic, and research purposes. It is primarily used to  (1) follow the transplanted heart for myocardial rejection (2) diagnose specific inflammatory, infiltrative, or familial myocardial disorders (3) sample unknown myocardial masses. EMB is the definitive procedure for examining the myocardium, but is limited by it

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Myocardial Bridge Treatment Abroad A myocardial bridge is a usually harmless condition in which one or more of the coronary arteries goes through the heart muscle instead of lying on its surface. Most bridges don’t seem to cause symptoms. However, some people with myocardial bridges can experience angina, or chest pain.  

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Myocardial Viability Testing treatments abroad The aim of viability testing is to recognize whether there is noteworthy viable myocardium that would likely result in an improved outcome with coronary revascularization. Which other Cardiology procedures can I find abroad? There are many accredited and modern hospitals providing high standard Cardiology treatments abroad such as Cardiology Consultation hospitals abroad, Pacemaker Implantation hospitals abroad, Heart Valve Replacement hosp

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Tricuspid Atresia Treatment abroad Tricuspid atresia is a heart defect present at birth in which a valve between two of the heart's chambers isn't formed. Instead, there's solid tissue between the chambers, which restricts blood flow and causes the right lower heart chamber to be underdeveloped.  

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Ultrafast CT Scan (Computed Tomography) abroad In standard X-rays, a beam of energy is aimed at the body part being studied. A plate behind the body part captures the variations of the energy beam after it passes through skin, bone, muscle, and other tissue. While much information can be obtained from a regular X-ray, a lot of detail about internal organs and other structures is not available. In a computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan, the X-ray beam moves in a circle around the body. This

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Cardiac Amyloidosis Treatment Abroad, Amyloid deposits in the heart can make the walls of the heart muscle stiff. They can also make the heart muscle weaker and affect the electrical rhythm of the heart. This condition can cause less blood to flow to your heart. Eventually, your heart will no longer be able to pump normally. If amyloidosis affects your heart, you may have: Shortness of breath with light activity An irregular heartbeat Signs of heart failure, including swelling of the feet

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Coxsackievirus-Induced Cardiomyopathy Treatment abroad Coxsackieviruses-induced cardiomyopathy are positive-stranded RNA viruses in picornavirus family and the genus enterovirus, acute enterovirus infections such as Coxsackievirus B3 have been identified as the cause of virally induced acute myocarditis, resulting in dilated cardiomyopathy. Dilated cardiomyopathy in humans can be caused by multiple factors including hereditary defects in cytoskeletal protein dystrophin in Duchenne muscular d

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Endocardial Fibroelastosis (EFE) Treatment abroad Endocardial fibroelastosis (EFE) is a rare heart disorder that affects infants and children. It is characterized by a thickening within the muscular lining of the heart chambers due to an increase in the amount of supporting connective tissue (inelastic collagen) and elastic fibers.  

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High Output Heart Failure Treatment abroad High-output heart failure is rare. It's also very different from other types of the disorder.  

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Keshan Disease Treatment Abroad Keshan disease is a congestive cardiomyopathy caused by a combination of dietary deficiency of selenium and the presence of a mutated strain of Coxsackievirus, named after Keshan County of Heilongjiang province, Northeast China, where symptoms were first noted.

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Kounis Syndrome Treatment abroad Kounis syndrome is defined as acute coronary syndrome (symptoms such as chest pain relating to reduced blood flow to the heart) caused by an allergic reaction or a strong immune reaction to a drug or other substance. It is a rare syndrome with authentic cases reported in 130 males and 45 females, as reviewed in 2017; however, the disorder is suspected of being commonly overlooked and therefore much more prevalent.

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Pancarditis Treatment treatments abroad Pancarditis, or perimyoendocarditis, is the inflammation of the entire heart: the pericardium, the myocardium, and the endocardium. Pancarditis represents a grave disease and may be related to different etiologies. Frequently, intracardiac catheters, previous cardiac operations, or immunodeficiency are related to the etiology of pancarditis. The best treatment is to avert rheumatic fever. Antibiotics can usually treat strep infections and keep rheumatic

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Left Heart Catheterization Abroad Left heart catheterization is the passage of a thin flexible tube (catheter) into the left side of the heart. It is done to diagnose or treat certain heart problems. Using this catheter, doctors can then do diagnostic tests as part of a cardiac catheterization. Some heart disease treatments, such as coronary angioplasty and coronary stenting, also are done using cardiac catheterization. Why it’s done? Locate narrowing or blockages in your blood v

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Fontan Procedure abroad Fontan procedure or Fontan–Kreutzer procedure is a palliative surgical procedure used in children with univentricular hearts. It involves diverting the venous blood from the inferior vena cava (IVC) and superior vena cava (SVC) to the pulmonary arteries without passing through the morphologic right ventricle; i.e., the systemic and pulmonary circulations are placed in series with the functional single ventricle. The procedure was initially performed 1968 by Fr

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Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Implantation abroad Left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, is a mechanical pump that is implanted inside a person's chest to help a weakened heart pump blood. How Does an LVAD Work? Like the heart, the LVAD is a pump. It’s surgically implanted just below the heart. One end is attached to the left ventricle -- that's the chamber of the heart that pumps blood out of the heart and into the body. The other end is attached to the aorta, t

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Surgery for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Abroad In hypoplastic left heart syndrome, the left side of the heart - the part that pumps oxygenated blood to the rest of the body - is underdeveloped. Its two chambers, called the left atrium and the left ventricle, and their valves may be tiny, blocking the flow of oxygenated blood from the lungs.    

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Transcoronary Ablation of Septal Hypertrophy (TASH) treatments abroad Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction can lead to signs of angina, dyspnoea, and syncope in a subset of patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. In recent years, trans-coronary ablation of septal hypertrophy has been revealed to decrease considerably outflow impediment in 80–90% and signs in 84–90% of patients. Thus, trans-coronary ablation of septal hypertrophy (TASH) may be well-thought-out

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Glenn Shunt treatment abroad  A second operation, a Glenn shunt, often performed at about 4 to 12 months of age, replaces the Blalock-Taussig shunt with another connection to the pulmonary artery. In this operation, the Blalock-Taussig shunt is removed, and the superior vena cava (the large vein that brings oxygen-poor blood from the head and arms back to the heart) is connected to the right pulmonary artery. Blood from the head and arms passively flows into the pulmonary artery and p

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Find Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC) Surgery Abroad It is an defect in the veins leading from the lungs to heart. In TAPVC, the blood does not take the normal route from the lungs to the heart and out to the body. Instead, the veins from the lungs attach to the heart in abnormal positions and this problem means that oxygenated blood enters or leaks into the wrong chamber.  

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Blalock-Taussig Shunt (BT Shunt) treatments abroad The Blalock–Thomas–Taussig shunt (commonly called the Blalock–Taussig shunt) is a surgical procedure used to increase pulmonary blood flow for palliation in duct dependent cyanotic heart defects like pulmonary atresia. The Blalock-Taussig (BT) shunt mimics the role of the ductus arteriosus, meaning it allows blood to flow from a major artery through a connection to the pulmonary artery. Not only does this allow more blood to

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Health Screening Examination abroad Screening examinations are tests performed to find disease before symptoms begin. The goal of screening is to detect disease at its earliest and most treatable stage. In order to be widely accepted and recommended by medical practitioners, a screening program must meet a number of criteria, including reducing the number of deaths from the given disease. In heart screening, individuals with no signs or symptoms of coronary artery disease — the most

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Surgery for Coarctation of the Aorta abroad Coarctation of the aorta (C) is the tapering of the major artery (the aorta) that carries blood to the body. It is the sixth most common lesion in inborn cardiac ailment. The consequence of the condition is higher blood pressure upstream from the tapering and decreased blood pressure downstream from the narrowing. Over the years, various surgical techniques have been used in patients with coarctation of the aorta.  On occasion, nonsurgical, cat

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Tricuspid Valve (TV) Repair abroad  The tricuspid valve is located between the heart’s right upper chamber (atrium) and lower chamber (ventricle). Its role is to make sure blood flows the correct way through the heart, from the right atrium down to the ventricle. The tricuspid valve has three leaflets, or flaps, that control blood flow and direction.  

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Aortopulmonary Window Repair treatments abroad An aortopulmonary window (APW) is an uncommon congenital cardiac anomaly. It is a condition in which there is a hole connecting the main artery taking blood from the heart to the body (the aorta) and the one taking blood from the heart to the lungs. It is also called a Aortopulmonary septal defect. Early recognition is necessary for a positive surgical result before the onset of irreversible pulmonary vascular disease.  Where can I find a

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Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty Abroad  Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty is a procedure used to dilate the mitral valve in the setting of rheumatic mitral valve stenosis. A catheter is inserted into the femoral vein, advanced to the right atrium and across the interatrial septum. Then, the mitral valve is crossed with a balloon that is inflated to relieve the fusion of the mitral valve commissures effectively, which acts to increase the mitral valve area and reduce the degree of mitral stenosis

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Balloon Pulmonary Valvuloplasty Abroad  A valvuloplasty, also known as balloon valvuloplasty or balloon valvotomy, is a procedure to repair a heart valve that has a narrowed opening. In this valve condition, the valve flaps (leaflets) may become thick or stiff, and they may fuse together (stenosis). This causes the valve opening to be narrowed and results in reduced blood flow through the valve. A valvuloplasty may improve blood flow through the valve and improve your symptoms. In a valv

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Hypertension Treatment abroad  High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. Blood pressure is determined both by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure.  

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Pulmonary Artery Banding (PAB) abroad  Pulmonary Artery Banding (PAB) was introduced by Muller and Danimann in 1951 as a surgical technique to reduce excessive pulmonary blood flow in infants suffering from congenital heart defects. PAB is a palliative operation as it does not correct the problems, but attempts to improve abnormal heart function, relieve symptoms and reduce high pressure in the lungs. The use of PAB has decreased over the years due to advancements in definitive surgic

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Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Treatment Abroad  Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO), also referred to as Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) is a treatment strategy to reduce the risk of left atrial appendage blood clots from entering the bloodstream and causing a stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF). In non-valvular AF, over 90% of stroke-causing clots that come from the heart are formed in the left atrial appendage.The most common treatment for AF stroke

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Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure abroad  A patent foramen ovale is a hole in the heart that didn't close the way it should after birth. During fetal development, a small flap-like opening — the foramen ovale is normally present in the wall between the right and left upper chambers of the heart. It normally closes during infancy.  

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Rastelli Procedure Abroad The Rastelli procedure is a remedial technique to correct certain combinations of cardiovascular defects in patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease. The Rastelli procedure is an open-heart invasive procedure and involves using a pulmonary or aortic homograft conduit to relieve pulmonary obstruction in double outlet right ventricle with pulmonary stenosis. Which other Cardiology procedures can I find abroad? There are many accredited and modern hospitals

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Subaortic Membrane Excision abroad  Subaortic membrane resection is a surgery that's used to repair a medical condition known as subaortic stenosis. With subaortic stenosis, the area just below the aortic valve of the left ventricle is obstructed or narrowed often by excess tissue, which reduces the flow of blood to the body.  

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Surgery for Ebstein's Anomaly abroad Ebstein anomaly is a rare heart defect that's present at birth. In Ebstein anomaly, your tricuspid valve — the valve between the two right heart chambers doesn't work properly. Shortness of breath, especially with exertion Fatigue Heart palpitations or abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) A bluish discoloration of the lips and skin caused by low oxygen (cyanosis)

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CT Scan (Computed Tomography) treatments abroad Computed Tomography, also known as a CT scan or CAT (Computer-Assisted Tomography) scan, involves taking a series of X-ray images in a circle around the subject and using a computer to build a tomographic image. A tomographic image is a three-dimensional computer-generated picture built out of slices, so a doctor can look inside and make a diagnosis. Computed Tomography allows doctors to look inside different parts of the body without performing

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Cochlear Implant treatments abroad What Are Cochlear Implants? A cochlear implant is a device surgically-implanted both inside the ear of the patient and outside the ear, with a part of the device magnetically attaching outside of the patient's skull. Like a sophisticated hearing aid, the device is able to partially restore functional speech comprehension in patients with profound or total hearing loss, as well as other aspects of hearing. While the full range of sound is not restored

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Find Colonoscopy abroad A colonoscopy is the examination of the colon (large intestine and bowel) with a video camera which is attached to a flexible tube with a light at the tip, and is passed through the anus. A colonoscopy helps to locate ulcers, tumors, polyps, and areas of inflammation. It also allows for tissue samples (biopsies) to be collected which can then be later tested as well as the opportunity to remove any abnormal growths. Colonoscopies are also used to screen for precancero

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Find Endoscopy abroad  An endoscopy is a non-surgical procedure which is carried out to examine the digestive tract. An endoscope is a medical instrument with a flexible tube that is fitted with a light and a camera at the top. This device allows the doctor to view the digestive tract on a monitor. An upper GI tract endoscopy is inserted through the mouth. Other types of endoscopy procedures include a colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy whereby the camera is inserted in the anus. An endoscopy

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Gastroscopy abroad A gastroscopy is a procedure where a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope is used to look inside the oesophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine.  Why a gastroscopy may be used?  A gastroscopy can be used to: investigate problems   diagnose conditions   treat conditions 

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Although “heartburn” is often used to describe a variety of digestive problems, in medical terms, it is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease. In this condition, stomach acids reflux or “back up” from the stomach into the esophagus. The feeling may radiate through the chest and into the throat and neck.   

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Liver biopsy abroad  A liver biopsy is a procedure to remove a small piece of liver tissue, so it can be examined under a microscope for signs of damage or disease. Your doctor may recommend a liver biopsy if blood tests or imaging studies suggest you might have a liver problem. A liver biopsy is also used to determine the severity of liver disease.    Why it's done?  A liver biopsy may be done to: Diagnose a liver problem that can't be otherwise identified O

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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a technique that uses a combination of luminal endoscopy and fluoroscopic imaging to diagnose and treat conditions associated with the pancreatobiliary system. 

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine. Signs and symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS is a chronic condition that you'll need to manage long term.   

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Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid that can form in your gallbladder. Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ on the right side of your abdomen, just beneath your liver. The gallbladder holds a digestive fluid called bile that's released into your small intestine. Gallstones range in size from as small as a grain of sand to as large as a golf ball.  Types of gallstones Cholesterol gallstones. Pigment gallstones

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Esophagoscopy abroad, An esophagoscopy involves inserting a long, narrow, tube-like device with a light and a camera, known as an endoscope, into your esophagus. The esophagus is a long, muscular tube that helps get food and liquids from your mouth to your stomach.  Types A rigid esophagoscopy    A flexible esophagoscopy  A transnasal esophagoscopy 

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Peptic Ulcer Treatment abroad, Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of your stomach and the upper portion of your small intestine.  Peptic ulcers include: Gastric ulcers that occur on the inside of the stomach Duodenal ulcers that occur on the inside of the upper portion of your small intestine (duodenum)

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Sigmoidoscopy abroad Your colon helps your body absorb water and nutrients from the food you eat. It’s also where your stool is formed. The last third of your descending colon is called the sigmoid colon. It’s connected to your anus by your rectum. A colonoscopy helps doctors examine the entire colon. But sometimes only the sigmoid colon warrants close inspection. It helps your doctor check for:  

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Heller myotomy is a surgical procedure in which the muscles of the cardia (lower esophageal sphincter or LES) are cut, allowing food and liquids to pass to the stomach. It is used to treat achalasia, a disorder in which the lower esophageal sphincter fails to relax properly, making it difficult for food and liquids to reach the stomach.  

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Gastrointestinal perforation is a hole in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. Other names for the condition include: ruptured bowel intestinal perforation perforation of the intestines. Most people who have gastrointestinal perforation will have a hole in their stomach or small intestine.A hole in the large bowel, also known as the lower intestine, occurs less frequently. 

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Find Ostomy abroad with Mozocare An ostomy, or stoma, is a surgically created opening between the intestines and the abdominal wall. The most common types of ostomy connect either the small intestines or the large intestine to the abdominal wall. Ostomies can be temporary or permanent.   

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Pancreatic Cyst Treatment abroad Pancreatic cysts are saclike pockets of fluid on or in your pancreas. Most pancreatic cysts aren't cancerous, and many don't cause symptoms. They're typically found during imaging testing for another problem.  

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Pancreatitis Treatment abroad with mozocare Pancreatitis is inflammation in the pancreas. The pancreas is a long, flat gland that sits tucked behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. The pancreas produces enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar.   

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Surgery for Liver Cysts abroad with mozocare  Liver cysts are thin-walled sacs filled with air, fluids, or semi-solid material. Liver cysts occur in approximately 5% of people. The majority of cysts are benign, but all cancers are able to produce malignant cysts. Patients typically present with a single liver cyst, although multiple cysts sometimes develop.

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Liver Hemangioma Surgery abroad with mozocare  A liver hemangioma (he-man-jee-O-muh) is a noncancerous (benign) mass in the liver. A liver hemangioma is made up of a tangle of blood vessels. Other terms for a liver hemangioma are hepatic hemangioma and cavernous hemangioma. Most cases of liver hemangiomas are discovered during a test or procedure for some other condition.   

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Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) abroad  Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is a minimally invasive procedure to assess digestive (gastrointestinal) and lung diseases. A special endoscope uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of your digestive tract and chest, nearby organs such as the pancreas and liver, and lymph nodes. Why it's done? EUS may help in the evaluation of: Cancer of the colon, esophagus, lung, pancreas or stomach, and ampullary an

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Esophageal pH monitoring is a test that measures how often stomach acid enters the tube that leads from the mouth to the stomach (called the esophagus). The test also measures how long the acid stays there.

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Stomach Cancer Surgery abroad with mozocare  Stomach cancer usually begins in the mucus-producing cells that line the stomach. This type of cancer is called adenocarcinoma. For the past several decades, rates of cancer in the main part of the stomach  have been falling worldwide. During the same period, cancer in the area where the top part of the stomach meets the lower end of the swallowing tube become much more common.  

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A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to examine the abdomen to help make a diagnosis, take a tissue biopsy, or to make surgical repairs. It is a modern surgical technique that involves making small incisions in the abdomen, through which a laparoscope is inserted. A laparoscope is a flexible tube which is fitted with a light and camera which transmits images of the inside of the abdomen to a computer which the surgeon can view. for more details about Laparoscopic su

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Find Hernia Repair abroad with mozocare  A hernia is the bulging of internal organs or tissues which protrudes through the wall of the organ. It is a lump that forms and it may cause pain and swelling. It normally occurs in a weakened or thinned area of the abdomen. There are various types of hernias which include inguinal or groin hernia, femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, incisional hernia, epigastric hernia, and spigelian hernia. One of the main causes of a hernia is weakness in the

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Find Hysterectomy abroad with Mozocare Hysterectomy abroad A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus and, in some cases, the cervix. There are several techniques that can be involved and the patient should consult with their doctor about the best options for them, as all carry different risks and advantages. In some cases, robotic or laparoscopic surgery is the best option, while in other cases the surgeon may opt to remove the uterus through the vaginal opening. There are many reason

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Brain Aneurysm Repair Abroad It is a surgery to treat a weak area in the blood vessel wall which leads to a bulge or burst of the vessel which can cause bleeding into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and brain that forms a collection of blood. Symptoms being behavior change, speech problems, numbness, vision problems, loss of coordination, muscle weakness, etc. Diagnostic tests are Cerebrospinal fluid test, CT, MRI, Cerebral angiogram, and X-ray. Treatment for the disease can be aneurysm clippin

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Neurosurgery Consultation abroad Neurosurgery is the branch of medicine related to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves within the body. Neurosurgeons are specialists who specialize in neurosurgeries to treat these disorders. Consultation with the neurosurgeons provides the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, prevention, critical care, etc. The doctor talks about the treatment plan and educates about the benefits and the risks of that treatme

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Brachial Plexus Injury Treatment treatments abroad Brachial plexus refers to the system of nerves that transmits signals from your spinal cord to your shoulder, arm, and hand. Brachial plexus injury occurs when nerves are compressed, stretched, or torn away. Causes are sports, difficult births, motor-vehicle accidents, tumors, and cancer treatments. Symptoms being a burning sensation in the arm; numbness or weakness in arm; lack of movement and feeling in the hand, arm, or shoulder; and sever

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Hydrocephalus Treatment Abroad Hydrocephalus is a condition where excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) builds up within the fluid-containing cavities or ventricles of the brain. This maximizes the size of ventricles and puts pressure on the brain. It is found in infants or adults above 60 age. Symptoms are headache, enlargement of the head, impaired vision, memory loss, poor coordination or balance, etc. Diagnostic tests are ultrasound, MRI, CT scan, and neurological exam. Treatment for the

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Glial Tumor Removal Abroad Glioma is a kind of cancerous growth in the brain and spinal cord. Glioma initiates in glial cells that surround nerve cells. It severely affects brain function. The causes of the disorder are not known. Symptoms being headache, vomiting, memory loss, personality change, speech difficulty, and seizures. Diagnostic tests are neurological exam, MRI, CT scan, PET scan, and biopsy. Treatment for the disease can be minimally invasive surgery, targeted medical therapies,

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Craniotomy treatments abroad A craniotomy is a surgery where a disc of bone called a bone flap is removed from the skull using specialized tools and then replaced. Diagnostic tests are MRI, CT scan, EEG, PET scan, and X-Ray of the skull. Risks of the surgery include infection, brain swelling, blood clots, seizures, memory problems, paralysis, etc. Treatment for the disease can be brain surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Recovery depends on the type and severity of the surgery. H

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Liver Cancer Treatment Abroad Liver cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in liver. Liver plays an important role in human body. Liver has different types of cell hence various types of tumors can occur. Hepatocellular Carcinoma is one of the most common type of liver cancer that appear in the main type of liver cell. Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and hepatoblastoma are some of the other uncommon forms of liver cancer.

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Thyroid Cancer Treatment Abroad  Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland that is located inside the lower front of the neck. The abnormal growth of cancerous cell in the thyroid is called as thyroid cancer. Thyroid helps in producing hormones which balance heart rate, blood pressure, etc. Types of thyroid cancer Papillary thyroid cancer Follicular thyroid cancer Medullary thyroid cancer Anaplastic thyroid cancer Thyroid lymphoma

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Colon Cancer Treatment abroad Colon/Bowel cancer treatment could be defined as colorectal cancer treatment, and includes large bowel cancer (colon cancer) and cancer of the back passage (rectal cancer). The naming changes according to where the cancer starts to spread. The bowel is part of the digestive system and after the digestion took place the food we ate moves to the large bowel. The colon is the first part of the large bowel. It is made to absorbs water and to transform the waste matte

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Skin Cancer Treatment Abroad Skin cancer is a type of cancer in which abnormal cells start growing rapidly in the outermost layer of the skin (Epidermis). The major cause for skin cancer is the sun’s harmful UV Rays, however it may occur at the other parts which are not exposed to sun. Skin cancer can be treated with little or no scarring, if caught early. TYPES Basal cell carcinoma Melanoma Nonmelanoma skin cancer Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.

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Find Cervical Cancer Treatment Abroad Cervical cancer is a cancer that occurs in the woman's cervix and happens when the abnormal cells on the cervix grow and start to reproduce out of control. The cervix is the passage in the lower part of the uterus and opens into the vagina. Cervical cancer can happen in women over the age of 30, and can be detected early through a gynecological visit and a Pap test, or smear test. During a pap test, the cells from the cervix are gently extract

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Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. The female reproductive system contains two ovaries, one on each side of the uterus. The ovaries — each about the size of an almond — produce eggs (ova) as well as the hormones estrogen and progesterone.   Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and abdomen. At this late stage, ovarian cancer is more difficult to treat. Early-stage ovarian cancer, in which the disease is confined

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Testicular Cancer Treatment Abroad Testicles are, along with the penis and the prostate, the main part of the male reproductive system. They are contained in the scrotum and produce testosterone as well as sperm. Testicular cancer may present no symptoms at all, but the most recurrent symptom of this disease is a hard lump forming either on the outside or inside of the testicle. This lump is usually distinguishable and rarely painful. An enlargement of the testicle can be considered as a

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Bladder Cancer Treatment Abroad  Bladder cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the urothelial cells, the inner surface of bladder. Bladder helps in storing urine. Bladder cancer is commonly found in bladder however, it can occur in urinary tract drainage system also. Early diagnosis is more helpful in bladder cancer treatment as at that stage cancer is highly treatable. Follow-up is often recommended as the cancer may reoccur.

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Lung Cancer Treatment Abroad  Lung Cancer is a type of cancer which starts in lungs where some cells start growing abnormally and forms a tumor. Lung cancer may not show any sign or symptoms at first, however can cause severe symptoms later like chest pain and blood in mucus.  It can grow very fast and can spread to other parts of the body also. It is one of the most life claiming disease. Smokers are the most prone to the lung cancer, however it can also occur in the non-sm

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Kidney Cancer Treatment Abroad The abnormal growth of tumor or cancer cells in kidneys is known as kidney cancer. The most common type of kidney cancer found in adults is renal cell carcinoma which occurs in renal tubules. Renal tubules help in cleaning blood and making urine. They mostly remain in kidneys; however, they can spread to other body parts too. In children, Wilms’ Tumor can be found in kidneys.

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Stomach Cancer Treatment Abroad The growth of cancerous cells or tumors in the stomach is known as stomach cancer. The stomach cancer is rare as well as hard to detect as it does not show any symptoms in early stages. This cancer is also known as gastric cancer. Stomach pain, Blood in your stool, Vomiting, Trouble swallowing, Yellowish eyes or skin, swelling in your stomach, Constipation or diarrhea, Heartburn are some of serious symptoms of stomach cancer

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Esophageal Cancer Treatment Abroad What is esophageal cancer? The esophagus is a tube-shaped section of tissue and muscle which acts as a funnel between the throat and the stomach. It allows food and liquid to travel from the mouth into the stomach is made up of a number of layers. The main two layers are the mucosa, or inner layer, and the submucosa, which is a muscular outer layer. Esophageal cancer, which is often referred to simply as throat cancer, tends to begin in the mucosa before

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Gallbladder Cancer Treatment Abroad, The growth of the cancerous cell in gallbladder is called as gallbladder cancer. It is one of the most uncommon type of cancer. If the cancer is diagnosed at early stage, chances of getting it cured is higher. However, detection of gallbladder is very hard as the relatively hidden nature helps the cancer to grow without get detected, hence it is often discovered at later stages.

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Multiple Myeloma Treatment treatments abroad  The formation of cancerous cells in plasma cell (type of blood cell) is called as Multiple myeloma. The plasma cells help in fighting infections and attacking germs. The cancer leads to accumulation of cancer cells in bone marrow this results in formation of abnormal proteins that can cause problems.

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Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Abroad What is Hodgkin's Lymphoma? Hodgkin's Lymphoma is a form of cancer which develops in a group of white blood cells called lymphocytes, which play an important role in maintaining the body's immune system. These lymphocyte cells are found in lymphoid tissue which can be found in all around the body, usually in the lymph nodes, bone marrow, the spleen, the tonsils and the digestive system. With lymphocytes present in many different parts of the b

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Primary Bone Cancer Treatment Abroad In primary bone cancer the growth of the cancer starts in the bone. It can form on the surface of bone or the outer layer. The bone gets damaged heavily as the cells multiply and the cancer grows. This can spread to the other parts too if not treated. TYPES Osteosarcoma Chondrosarcoma Ewing sarcoma Chordoma

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment Abroad The formation of cancer in the tissues that connect, support and surround the body structure is known as soft tissue sarcoma. There are various types of sarcoma where some of them affects children. The affected tissue can be muscle, fat, tendons etc., where cancer cells can form. Soft tissue sarcoma is hard to diagnose as they do not show any symptoms at first. Types of Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment Angiosarcoma Dermatofibrosarcoma Epithelioid sar

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Male Breast Cancer Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cells in the tissue of breast in men is called as male breast cancer. Breast cancer are mostly referred as a women’s disease but can also occur in men. The often occurs in older men however, it can occur at any age. It is a rare cancer. If the cancer is diagnosed at a earlier stage, curing chances are higher.

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Oral Cancer Treatment Abroad, The development of cancer cells in the tissues of mouth or throat is known as Oral cancer or Mouth Cancer. Oral Cancer comes under a larger group of cancers known as Head and Neck cancers. The cancer is mostly found in mouth, lips and tongue.  The cancer is mostly diagnosed after spreading to the lymph nodes. The best way to avoid any complications, is diagnosing the cancer as early as possible. Types of oral cancers Oral cancers include cancer

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Spinal Cord Tumor Treatment Abroad The growth of abnormal cells within the spinal canal or the bones of your spine is known as spinal cord treatment. When the tumor is in the covering of the spinal cord it is known as intradural tumor and when the tumor affects the bones of spine it is known as vertebral tumor. Types Astrocytoma Chordoma Ependymoma Glioma Meningioma Neurofibroma Schwannoma

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Immunotherapy treatments abroad, Immunotherapy is used to treat cancer by helping immune system to fight cancer. Immune system is an important part of your body as it helps in fighting body infections and various other diseases. It consists white blood cells and lymph system’s tissue.   Types of Immunotherapy Immune checkpoint inhibitors T-cell transfer therapy Monoclonal antibodies Treatment vaccines Immune system modulators

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Neuroblastoma Treatment Abroad, The development of cancerous cells in immature nerve cells is called as neuroblastoma. It is mainly found around the adrenal glands. They can also grow in spine, chest, neck or abdomen area. The existence of group of nerve cell gives the growing spot for neuroblastoma.

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Treatment of Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors treatments abroad Carcinoid tumor is a subset of neuroendocrine tumors, normally starts in digestive tract. Carcinoid tumors are a type of cancer which can arise at several places in the body and grow at a very slow speed.

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Chemotherapy treatments abroad Chemotherapy is a range of treatments which aim to destroy or slow the growth of cancer cells using the medicine, drugs, and other chemical compounds. Chemotherapy is most effective when combined with surgery and radiotherapy. The effectiveness of chemotherapy is dependent upon the type of cancer being treated, and its stage of development. Sometimes chemotherapy is able to completely destroy the cancerous cells, whilst in other cases, it may be able to prevent

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Radiation therapy also known as Radiotherapy is used in treating various types of cancer. Radiation therapy use beams of powerful energy to kill cancer cells. It is used to shrink the tumor prior to surgery or kill the remaining cells afterward which means that radiotherapy can be used at different stages. There are two types of radiation therapy; one which involves a machine that emits radiation beam and the other where radioactive substance is put inside the body for temporarily or permanen

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Breast Cancer Treatment abroad Breast cancer can occur when cell growth within the breast becomes abnormal, causing the division of the cells and preventing new, healthy cells from developing. Around 1 in 8 women will encounter some form of breast cancer in their lifetime, making it the most common cancer type in women worldwide. Men can also develop breast cancer, though this is rare. The majority of breast cancers are found in women over the age of 50, though it is possible at all ages. Wo

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Vitrectomy abroad Vitrectomy surgery focuses on the middle of the eye in order to remove the vitreous gel from the eye. This may be achieved in the event of a retinal detachment. It also involves the removal of vitreous gel which enables the eye doctor, or ophthalmologist, much better access to the back of the eye. The vitreous gel can also be removed if blood in the result of a vitreous hemorrhage occurs due to the vitreous gel not clearing on its own. \The procedure involves the surgeon

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Eye Examination abroad Eye examinations test a number of factors for Ophthalmologic health, including visual acuity and screening for a number of diseases. Eye examinations can also be the first step toward corrective eye surgeries such as LASIK, LASEK, and PRK. In many cases, an exam will be free with the cost of surgery. In many cases, eye examinations can detect the early stages or signs of disease, which may lead to further testing and treatment that can stop its progression. Eye exams

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Ophthalmology Consultation abroad Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions and surgery which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. For patients with eye disorders, the early ophthalmologist consultation and consecutive consultations are crucial parts of the treatment process.  Consultation plays a vital role not only in diagnosis and treatment, but they are also essential in instructing the patient on lifestyle changes required to prevent the estate from worse

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Cataract Surgery Abroad A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing vision to get worse with the time. Cataract can start to appear at 50 or 60 years but should not cause vision problems until 70 or 80 years old. As a consequence, if is not treated it can lead to blindness, and surgical treatment is among the most involved solutions. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye, also known as a "crystalline lens", which is where the cataract

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Corneal Cross-linking (CXL) treatments abroad Corneal Crosslinking also known as corneal collagen crosslinking, CXL, C3-R, CCL, KXL, or just simply crosslinking, this is a procedure used to treat keratoconus and ectasia caused by refractive eye surgery. Corneal crosslinking strengthens chemical bonds in the eye, therefore stopping conditions such as ectasia from advancing and preventing the cornea from changing shape (thinning or curving), prohibiting the development of astigmatism

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Glaucoma Treatment abroad Depending on the extent and severity of the condition in individual patients, there are various avenues of treatment available for glaucoma. These include medication (such as eye drops), laser surgery, and microsurgery. If diagnosed early enough, glaucoma can be managed using medicated eye drops. Most glaucoma eye drops need to be taken a few times per day, and ease symptoms by either reducing the amount of fluid produced by the eye, or increasing drainage. In e

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Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK) treatments abroad What is LASIK? LASIK (Laser in situ Keratomileusis) is an in demand form of laser eye surgery, used to cure myopia (near-sightedness), hypermetropia (far-sightedness), and astigmatism (an uneven curvature of the cornea surface). More than 95% of patients who go for LASIK treatment find their vision is at the desired level after treatment, and that they no longer need corrective glasses or contact lenses. For those whose eyesight does not improve

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Pterygium Surgery abroad Pterygium is a condition that affects the lining of the inside of the eyelids and the white part of the eye, which together are known as the conjunctiva. The condition is quite common amongst people who spend a lot of time outdoors - particularly surfers - for this reason pterygium is often called surfer's eye. Pterygium mostly refers to a benign growth of the conjunctiva, which usually begins on the side of the eye closest to the nose. It is thought to be caus

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Detached Retina Treatment abroad Detached retina treatment abroad Retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates from the surrounding tissue. It is a highly serious condition due to the retina not being able to function properly. If not addressed, a detached retina can cause a permanent loss of vision. Detached retinas are often caused by retinal tears, which are often an early warning sign before retinal detachment occurs, and are more common in elderly people and those with pre-existi

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Recurrent Corneal Erosion Treatment treatments abroad The clear layer of tissue in eye which sits in the front, is called as cornea. It helps in entering of light in the eye. Cornea defend itself with tears, which enables it to avoid viruses, bacteria etc. When there is a damage or loss to the cornea’s outer layer, it is known as corneal erosion.

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Strabismus Treatment abroad Strabismus, also called heterotropia, is often colloquially referred to as "cross-eyed". Strabismus is an ophthalmological condition where the eyes are not correctly aligned with each other, so they do not look at the same point at the same time. The eyes can be out of alignment at all times or just on occasion, for example when ill or due to stress. Strabismus affects about 4% of children, and should be treated as soon as possible to ensure the best pos

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Trabeculectomy treatments abroad A trabeculectomy is a standard surgical procedure in the front area of your eye, to operate glaucoma by reducing the pressure in your eye. Glaucoma develops when the fluid your eye generates, called aqueous humor, is not able to drain normally. This causes the intraocular pressure (IOP) to build over time, likely resulting in vision loss or blindness if not attended. Intraocular pressure (IOP) inside your eye reduces as a result of Trabeculectomy. This can red

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Treatment abroad  A common eye disorder causing central vision loss is called as macular degeneration. Central vision stands for what one sees when they are looking straight.  Macular degeneration does not lead to total blindness as peripheral vision is not affected.

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Presbyopia treatment abroad Presbyopia is an ophthalmologic condition caused by the natural consequences of aging, where the eye progressively loses the ability to change focus and clearly see nearby objects. The name presbyopia comes from two Greek words - presbys, meaning "elder"and ops meaning "eye". Presbyopia is often thought to be the same as being farsighted, but the two conditions are separate, and have different underlying causes. Farsightedness is caused by th

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Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) abroad  What is photorefractive keratectomy? Many patients use photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) as a way to restore myopia or nearsightedness using refractive surgery . It is also used for hyperopia or farsightedness, and astigmatism. PRK was the pioneering laser eye surgery, used for vision correction and came before LASIK . PRK recovery takes a bit longer than recovery from LASIK eye surgery. PRK is still commonly performed and offers advantages ov

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Blowout Fracture Treatment abroad The bony cup around the eyes are known as eye socket. They are made up of seven different bones. Eye socket has eyeballs and muscle in it. The muscles help in the movement of eyeballs. Even tear glands, cranial nerves, blood vessel, ligaments and other nerves are in the socket. The fracture in the eye socket is called as broken eye socket. Types Orbital rim fractures, Blowout fractures & Trapdoor fractures.

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Astigmatism Correction abroad What is an Astigmatism? An astigmatism is a common eye problem , in which light entering the eye does not focus to a single point on the retina, causing vision to blur. An astigmatism is normally the result of the cornea having an irregular shape. This is caused by the eye having a slightly squashed rather than spherical shape. The more squashed the eye is, the worse the astigmatism tends to be. Astigmatisms are also in part due to internal factors. This i

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Xanthelasma Removal treatments abroad Yellowish patches or marks under the eyelids corner or around them are the symptoms of xanthelasma. Xanthelasma is the deposit that are formed under your skin. They are soft and yellowish. They can indicate heart disease.

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Iris is the colored circular membrane that are behind the cornea. Iridectomy is the procedure done to remove a small and thick piece of iris. It is also known as corectomy. Types  Primary Closed-Angle Glaucoma Secondary Closed-Angle Glaucoma

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Intravitreal Injection treatments abroad Intravitreal injection is a medication procedure done to treat certain eye problems and helps in protecting the vision. The doctor injects medicine in the vitreous. Vitreous is made up of jelly-like fluid.

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Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) treatments abroad Small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) is the latest kind of laser refractive surgery. This sort of operation uses a laser to treat myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism (irregularly shaped cornea). It is also called Femtosecond lenticule extraction (FLEx). Corneal stroma thickness will be checked before surgery by doctors to make sure that postoperative thickness won’t be too thin. It is a new, effective, and painles

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Intracorneal Ring Segment (ICRS) Implantation abroad Intracorneal Ring Segment (ICRS) is a modern medical device created for the reduction or elimination of myopia and astigmatism or visual recovery in patients with keratoconus so that their eyesight can be corrected and the need for a corneal transplant treatment can potentially be prolonged. ophthalmologist who makes a meager incision in the cornea of the eye & inserts two crescent or semi-circular shaped ring segments between the layer

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Amniotic Membrane Transplant abroad Amniotic Membrane also known as amnion is the innermost layer of the placenta, which plays a significant role in reconstructive surgery of the outer eye. Amniotic membrane transplantation has been used as a graft or as a dressing in different surgical sub-specialties. This is proved method in the medication of various diseases of the outer eye. AMT has led to dominant progress in the regeneration of the ocular surface. It has achieved recognition as a usefu

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The occurrence of the calcium on the central cornea leads to corneal disease called as band keratopathy. Cornea is the window in the front of the eye which helps in focusing of light into the eye. When the calcium appears in the cornea and forms like a band, the disease is said to be Band Keratopathy. Eye irritation or redness are some of the symptoms of Band keratopathy. 

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Benign Essential Blepharospasm (BEB) Treatment abroad Benign essential blepharospasm (BEB) is an unusual neurological disorder where a person suffers involuntary muscle spasms and contractions of the eyelid muscles. Eye twitching, blinking and eye discomfort are some indications of BEB. The definite cause of BEB is unknown. Most adults are more exposed to this disorder. A patient can be operated by oral medicines or injections or surgery to remove eyelid muscle. There is no lab test present t

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Conjunctival Cyst Treatment abroad, The general health of our eyes and the maintenance of unobstructed sight and vision are the main concerns of ophthalmology treatments. Literally translated, ophthalmology means "science of the eyes". Often a neglected and forgotten-about strand of health, keeping our eyes healthy is more vital than many people realise. Here at Mozocare, however, we are aware of just how essential it is to keep our eyes in good condition. That's why we list cli

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Exophthalmos Treatment treatments abroad The bulging or protruding of eyeball from the eye socket is called as exophthalmos. This can occur in both the eyes. Conjunctivitis and corneal dryness are the eye problems that can occur due to exophthalmos.

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Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK) treatments abroad, It is a surgical procedure performed to treat various corneal disease. Cornea is the outer most layer of the eye. It uses excimer laser that treats diseases that are on the surface of corneal, by removing small outer layer of tissue.  When the traditional treatment fails, phototherapeutic keratectomy is performed.

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Staphyloma Treatment  abroad Staphyloma is an eye condition where an unnatural protrusion of the uveal tissue through a weak spot in the eyeball. Because of the inner layer of the eye, the color of the protrusion is mostly black. the protrusion is caused when the internal pressure of the eye stretches the weak spot or due to deteriorating or inflammatory condition outer layer of the eye (scleral) became weak as a result the scleral structure has been distorted. Depending on the position

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Pinguecula Treatment treatments abroad The development of noncancerous growth in eyes leads to Pinguecula. If there are more than one pinguecula, then it is called as pingueculae. They can often occur in conjunctiva. Conjunctiva is the thin layer of tissue covering the white part of the eye. They’re mainly found in middle or older aged people. They need not be removed. They are of yellow color and are generally triangular.  It’s a small raised patch that grows close to you

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Entropion/Ectropion Eyelid Repair treatments abroad, They are abnormal conditions which affects the eyelid. Entropion – Eyelid turns in and causes your eyelashes to rub against the cornea. Ectropion – Eyelid turns out and does not touch your eye. This usually occurs in older people. Also, can occur to others as pulling of eyelid out of position caused by scar tissue. Artificial tears and ointments are useful for protecting the surface of your eye and improving the symptoms.

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It is a surgical procedure which involves replacing diseased cornea with an artificial cornea. This surgery helps in restoration of vision, suffering from damaged cornea. Keratoprosthesis involves usage of artificial cornea instead of a new one.  They are made up of clear plastic. They have excellent tissue tolerance and optical properties. They come in various design, size and even the implantation techniques.  This is performed by ophthalmologist. Types; Boston keratoprost

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Eye Muscle Repair abroad Eye muscle repair surgery abroad When the muscles that control the movement of the eye are damaged or misaligned, eye muscle repair surgery can be used to correct issues which may cause the eyes to be cross-eyed (strabismus), misaligned, or otherwise impede normal vision. Surgery to correct strabismus is normally performed in childhood, but can be performed later in life as well, although most doctors recommend surgical correction as soon as possible because the cond

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Glaucoma Examination abroad Glaucoma is a group of disease that relates to damaging of optic nerve. Optic nerve is the bundle of nerve fibers which are at the back of the ere. They transmit visual message from retina to brain. To avoid the glaucoma, it is important to get your eyes checked for glaucoma by an ophthalmologist.  It becomes important when you carry some known risk factors, like family history of the disease. Test becomes important so that it can be diagnosed early, a

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Retinitis Pigmentosa Treatment abroad It is a group of eye disease which can cause loss of sight. Retinitis pigmentosa affects the working of photoreceptors leading to loosing of sight over a period. Photoreceptors are the cells in the retina. Retinitis pigmentosa is an rare disorder that passes from parent to child.

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Cornea Transplant abroad Cornea is the transparent part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil and anterior chamber. It is responsible for refracting the light to enable us to see. Cornea is made up of 5 different layers, each performing a unique function such as absorbing nutrients and oxygen from tears & preventing any foreign object from entering the eye. It thus protects the parts of eye from being damaged due to minor abrasions. Deeper abrasions can cause scarring in the cornea, whic

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Hip Arthroscopy abroad A hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows doctors too see hip joint in the absence of making a slit through skin and tissues. it is used to determine and treat a wide range of problems related to hip. This procedure does not require large incisions. An arthroscope (a small camera) is inserted into the hip joint and with the help of the images received on the monitor, the surgeon guide the miniature surgical instrument. This helps in diagnosing the

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Hip Replacement abroad Hip Replacement abroad, A hip replacement involves replacing the natural hip joint that is not functional anymore and causes pain, with a prosthetic implant. Total hip joint replacement means that the end of the femur (thigh bone), cartilage, and hip socket are replaced to create new joint surfaces. Hip replacements are carried out to improve quality of life, relieving chronic pain caused by hip conditions, and improving hip mobility. Hip replacements are usually used

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Knee Arthroscopy abroad Knee Arthroscopy abroad In the strictest sense, knee arthroscopy involves the insertion of a camera (called arthroscopic camera) into a small incision in the knee so that the surgeon can examine different parts of the knee from the inside and repair or diagnose different conditions. The surgeon may insert other tools through other openings to repair or remove things from within the knee. Arthroscopic surgery may be an option for patients with several different conditi

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Knee Replacement abroad A total knee replacement may be necessary for patients who have severe damage to the knee joint and for whom less invasive treatments such as physical therapy are not helping. Total knee replacement involves removing the end of the femur bone and replacing it with a metal shell, replacing he top of the tibia with a plastic piece, and the knee cap may be replaced with a metal surface. The pieces are held in place by screws inserted into the bone. The plastic piece an

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Orthopedics Consultation treatments abroad Orthopedics is a very vast speciality consisting 100+ procedures, of which some of them are surgical. In orthopedic consultation, the orthopedican will help you to choose the best treatment for you as well as educate you about the benefits and the risks of that treatment. It is advisable for eveyone to opt orthopedic consultation whenever they feel underconfident about the treatment or facing any issues in their bone or joints. Where can I fi

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Bunion Surgery Abroad A bunion is a deformity of the big toe (specifically the hallux bone or metatarsophalangeal joint) usually causing it to lean off to the side, sometimes crossing over or under the smaller toes alongside it. The swelling is sometimes caused by a swollen bursal sac or osseous (bone-like) growth at the head of the toe. Surgery is often required to remove a bunion when other methods to relieve pain and soreness are not working anymore. It is often a relatively simple proced

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery abroad Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful arm condition in which the hand or arm feels numb and tingles because of a compression of the nerve in the hand. This syndrome is usually more frequent in women than men and can be caused by several factors like injury, inflammatory conditions, or nerve damaging. Carpal tunnel surgery is used in order to relieve the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. If non invasive methods like repetitive icing, corticosteroids assump

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Knee Ligament Surgery (ACL) abroad The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is located in the knee and provides stability for the entire leg and lower half of the body. It is one of four major ligaments in the knee joint and perhaps the most important, allowing the knee to bend and twist without discomfort or limited motion. With similar properties to an elastic band, the anterior cruciate ligament can only pull, twist or stretch so far before it becomes damaged or tears. In fact, despite being

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Knee Surgery Abroad Knee surgery encompasses a range of procedures which involves surgical treatment on the knee area to correct issues such as ligament tears, osteoarthritis, and other traumas to the bone, muscle, or cartilage. There are many different variations of knee surgery, depending on the type and severity of the injury or condition. The most common forms of knee surgery are full knee replacement, ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgery, and knee arthroscopy. Knee injuries are commo

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Osteoarthritis Treatment Abroad Osteoarthritis is a medical condition which causes pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints. When the cartilage becomes damaged either through injury or natural wear and tear, the joints lose their natural cushion and can begin to rub against each other. This friction can become extremely painful and result in further orthopedic problems. The body is usually able to repair the cartilage naturally, but when it is not able to do so then medical treatment is req

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Rotator Cuff Surgery abroad The shoulder is comprised of 3 bones, the humerus which is the upper arm bone, the clavicle which is also known as the collarbone, and the scapula which is the shoulder blade. The rotator cuff is comprised of a group of muscles and tendons which stabilize the shoulder. The 4 muscles within this group include the infraspinatus muscle, subscapularis muscle, supraspinatus muscle, and the teres minor muscle. These muscles are important for shoulder movements and to mai

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Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment abroad Dupuytren's Contracture is a condition where small and hard nodules appear under the palm skin and get worsen with the time until the fingers (one or more) become permanently bent towards the palm. These fingers then do not get straight without the medical help. It is not an uncommon disease and can be treated. The treatment is usually done using needle, which is used to break down the tissues that causes the bending. Enzyme injections are also

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Shoulder Replacement treatments abroad   Shoulder Replacement is a surgical procedure where either a part or full glenohumeral joint (Shoulder Joint) is replaced by a prosthetic implant. This surgery is widely performed and is very useful for people suffering form severe arthritis or have severe damage in the shoulder joints. The prosthetic implants are made up of metal (consist various types of metals). Shoulder Replacement Surgery has a high rate success percentage and they lasts fo

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Meniscus Surgery treatments abroad Meniscus Surgery is performed when there is a torn or damaged meniscus that must be repaired. Meniscus may be called as cushions for knees, as they guard the cartilage and helps in stopping the formation of osteoarthritis in the knees. They also help in keeping the knees steady.  Types of Meniscus Surgery Arthroscopic repair. Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. Arthroscopic total meniscectomy. This surgery is required only if the tear i

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Shoulder Arthroscopy treatments abroad Shoulder arthroscopy is a procedure performed with the help of an arthroscope (small camera) to diagnose or repair the shoulder joint and its nearby tissues. This procedure involves a minimal incision (cut). General or Regional Anaesthesia is given before the surgery; hence you will be either asleep or will not feel any pain. If arthroscopy is for repairing the tissues, few more incisions will be made. Shoulder Arthroscopy is done if the damages are less

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Trigger Finger Treatment treatments abroad Trigger Finger is a situation where the finger(s) become stiff due to inflammation of the tendons. Tendons help in movement of the finger, and when there is inflammation, they cause pain and stiffness. Soon, it gets difficult to bend or straight your finger. This problem needs to be treated as if it worsens, then you cannot uncurl/unfold your finger without the help of the other hand.  To treat the Trigger Finger you can opt natural Remedies

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Ankle Arthroscopy treatments abroad Ankle arthroscopy is a procedure performed to diagnose or repair the Ankle and its nearby tissues. It is done by inserting a small camera (known as Arthroscope), through an incision. Unlike the open surgery, this incision is small. To make repairs, few more incisions are done. Ankle tissue repaired through arthroscopy, will take around 10-14 recovery days, to perform the routine activities. However, 4-6 weeks of recovery period should be expected for any sp

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Tennis or Golfer's Elbow Treatment abroad Tennis elbow can be defined as a type of tendinitis that leads to pain in the elbow and arm area. Tendinitis, which might be referred to as tendonitis, consists in an inflammation of a tendon, which consists in a thick inelastic cord made of white fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle. Tendinitis can happen in every part of the body where a tendon is present, and the most common areas are the elbow, shoulder, base of the thumb, knee, hip

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Bone Fracture Treatment abroad Due to occurrence of high force impact or stress on bone leads to bone fracture. When the bone is unable to absorb the impact, it breaks. The bone fracture can also occur due to medical conditions which weaken the bones. Types: There is a range of fracture types, including: Avulsion Comminuted fracture  Compression (crush) Fracture dislocation Greenstick fracture Hairline fracture Impacted fracture  Intraarticular fracture Longitudinal fracture Obli

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Ganglion Cyst Removal treatments abroad It is a noncancerous fluid filled lump that mostly occurs in the wrist or hand but can also appear in ankles or feet. If it is on a nerve it may pain. Many of them need not to be removed however it can be removed surgically. After surgery, there are still chances of recurrences. Which other orthopedic procedures can I find Abroad? At Mozocare, you can find Hip replacement Abroad, Knee Replacement Abroad, Shoulder Replacement Abroad, Hand Surgery A

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Achilles Tendon Rupture treatments abroad The Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscles to your heel bone, or calcaneus. You use this tendon to jump, walk, run, and stand on the balls of your feet.  Continuous, intense physical activity, such as running and jumping, can cause painful inflammation of the Achilles tendon, known as Achilles tendonitis (or tendinitis). There are two types of Achilles tendonitis: insertional Achilles tendonitis and noninsertional Achilles tendonitis.&nbsp

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Knee Fracture Treatment abroad Broken bone is called as fractured bone. The fracture thighbone that occur just above the knee joint are called distal femur fractures. The flaring out of bones like upside-down funnel is called distal femur. It occurs to them who have weaker bones or can occur due to high energy injuries. The knee fracture can lead to: Pain with weight-bearing Swelling and bruising Tenderness to touch at fracture site look "out of place" and the leg may appear shorter

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De Quervain Syndrome Treatment abroad De Quervain Syndrome is the swelling of tendons that helps in the movement of the thumb, causing pain while gripping or moving the thumb. The pain starts increasing if proper attention is not paid. It is easy to treat in the early stage however, this syndrome hardly requires surgery. With proper medications and physiotherapy, one can get rid of this syndrome.  Which other orthopedic procedures can I find abroad? At Mozocare, you can find, Knee

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Benign Bone Tumor Removal abroad The occurrence of benign tumor in the bone of the skeleton is known as benign bone tumor. They are mostly found in locations such as spine. Some of the benign tumors are aggressive that can damage the bone severely therefor it becomes important to treat them before bone is destroyed. Mozocare will help you to find top hospitals that are internationally acrredited, well trained doctors from top medical destinations around the globe and to compare as well. 

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Wrist Arthroscopy treatments abroad To diagnose and treat joint problems arthroscopy is performed. In wrist arthroscopy the pain in joints of wrist is diagnosed and treated. The surgeon inserts a narrow tube attached to a fiber-optic video camera through a small incision. The video is displayed on monitor. The surgeon can access to your wrist joints without making a large incision. Which other orthopedic procedures can I find abroad? At Mozocare, you can find, Knee Replacement Abroad

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Shoulder Ligament Repair abroad It is a surgical procedure which is performed to treat shoulder instability, restore the function prevent recurrent dislocations of the shoulder joint. The instability occurs when ligaments, capsule and cartilage become overstretched or injured. Bankart injury or tear lead to shoulder instability. Patients with shoulder instability may have severe pain, swelling, popping or grinding sound, partial or complete dislocation, loss of sensation or partial pa

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Lateral Release of the Patella abroad Lateral release knee operation is done to cure patella maltracking produced by stiffness in the structures on the exterior of the kneecap. It comprises liberating the rigid retinaculum. This aids to readjust the patella so it sits in the center of its groove, allows it to move smoothly, and alleviates pain and stiffness. Which other Orthopedic procedures can I find abroad? There are many accredited and modern hospitals providing high standard Orthop

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Broken bones are referred as fracture. Any accident or mishap or hard hit in the ankle area can cause ankle fracture. The range of seriousness can be from tiny cracks to skin piercing bone break. Severely broken ankle needs surgery for implanting plates, rods or screws.

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SLAP tear stands form Superior Labral tear from Anterior to Posterior. It occurs in top, front, and back of the point of biceps tendon attaching to the labrum.  

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The break in one or more of the seven cervical bones is called as cervical fracture or neck fracture. Cervical bones make up the spine in the neck also known as vertebrae.

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Sciatica treatment abroad Sciatica is the name for the inflammation of the sciatic nerve, a long nerve which starts in the lower back and runs down the back of the legs. If something puts pressure on this nerve, it will most likely lead to pain in the lower back area that can spread down to the hip and leg. In most of cases sciatica only affects one side of the body and spreads to feet and toes. Symptoms of sciatica include pain in the hip, lower back and leg which gets more acute while sitt

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Femur Fracture Treatment abroad, Femur are the thigh bone. They are the longest as well as strongest bone in the body. When the fractures take place, healing time is longer. Only A harsh or powerful hit or contact to the femur lead to the fracture as they do not break easily.

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Osteoporosis Treatment abroad, Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses such as bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the hip, wrist or spine. Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the loss of old bone.  

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Patellar Dislocation Treatment abroad, Patella dislocation refers to when the kneecap is completely displaced out of its normal alignment. The most common direction for a patella to dislocate is outwardly.   

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Shoulder Surgery abroad, Your shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body. It allows you to place and rotate your arm in many positions in front, above, to the side, and behind your body. This flexibility also makes your shoulder susceptible to instability and injury.  

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Hand Surgery treatments abroad Where can I travel for hand surgery? There are a number of clinics offering hand surgery around the world. Many people travel in order to find the best specialists, while others are seeking more affordable treatment. Germany and Switzerland are home to many renowned orthopedic specialists who have years of experience in hand surgery, and this means treatment there is usually a bit more expensive. On the other hand, there are a number of clinics in India offer

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Foot Surgery treatments abroad Why travel abroad for foot surgery? As foot surgery can be a complex procedure, many patients choose to travel abroad in order to find specialists or cutting-edge treatment. On the other hand, cost is often a factor in patients choosing to travel abroad, with the cost of foot surgery often much cheaper. Popular destinations for hand surgery specialists include: Germany Switzerland These destinations are home to experienced specialists, meaning treatment is us

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Knee Ligament Surgery (PCL) treatments abroad  Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury happens far less often than does injury to the knee's more vulnerable counterpart, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The posterior cruciate ligament and ACL connect your thighbone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). If either ligament is torn, it might cause pain, swelling and a feeling of instability.  

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Tendon Repair treatments abroad Tendon repair is surgery done to treat a torn or otherwise damaged tendon. Tendons are the soft, band-like tissues that connect muscles to bone. When the muscles contract, the tendons pull the bones and cause the joints to move. When tendon damage occurs, movement may be seriously limited. The damaged area may feel weak or painful.  

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Elbow Replacement abroad The elbow is the joint between the arm and the forearms and is composed of three bones: the humerus (upper arm bone), the ulna (forearm bone on the pinky finger side) and the radius (forearm bone on the thumb side). The reasons why this joint needs to be replaced when other therapies to relieve the pain and discomfort have failed, are very similar to the ones that affect hips and knees. One of these is osteoarthritis, in which the cartilage that serves as cushion betw

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Osteotomy treatments abroad Knee osteotomy is a surgical procedure that your doctor might recommend if you have arthritis damage in just one area of your knee. Osteotomy is also performed in combination with other types of knee surgery, such as cartilage surgery, if your leg is bowed or knock-kneed. Why it's done Slick cartilage covers the ends of the bones in a healthy knee and this allows the bones to move smoothly against each other. Osteoarthritis damages and wears away the cart

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Ankle Replacement treatments abroad Ankle replacement surgery is the replacement of a damaged ankle joint with an artificial implant. The ankle joint (tibiotalar joint) is where your shinbone (tibia) rests on top of a bone of your foot, the talus. Arthritis can affect this joint as well as other joints in the foot. Over time, the smooth cartilage on the surface of the bones wears away. This can result in pain, inflammation, and swelling of your joint.  

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Elbow Arthroscopy treatments abroad Arthroscopy is a procedure for diagnosing and treating joint problems. A surgeon inserts a narrow tube attached to a fiber-optic video camera through a small incision — about the size of a buttonhole. The view inside your joint is transmitted to a high-definition video monitor. Arthroscopy allows the surgeon to see inside your joint without making a large incision. Surgeons can even repair some types of joint damage during arthroscopy, with pencil-

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Shoulder Labrum Surgery abroad The three bones that make up the shoulder are the scapula (shoulder blade), clavicle (collarbone), and humerus (upper arm bone). A shallow, flat portion of the shoulder blade called the glenoid is where the labrum, a rubbery tissue, is found. The labrum's role is to create a cup-like shape known as the shoulder socket. The shoulder socket allows the arm to move normally.

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Ankle Surgery abroad Ankle surgery may be an option when more-conservative treatments don't relieve ankle pain caused by severe arthritis. The type of surgery that's right for you depends on your age, your level of activity, and the severity of your joint damage or deformity. Severely damaged ankle joints may need to have the bones fused together or even replaced with an artificial joint.  

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Dislocated Shoulder Treatment abroad  A dislocated shoulder is an injury in which your upper arm bone pops out of the cup-shaped socket that's part of your shoulder blade. The shoulder is the body's most mobile joint, which makes it susceptible to dislocation. If you suspect a dislocated shoulder, seek prompt medical attention. Most people regain full shoulder function within a few weeks.   

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Some rotator cuff problems are easily treated at home. But if yours is severe, or lingers for more than a few months, you may need surgery.  

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Fracture Treatment abroad  A bone fracture is a medical condition where the continuity of the bone is broken. A significant percentage of bone fractures occur because of high force impact or stress.  However, a fracture may also be the result of some medical conditions which weaken the bones, for example osteoporosis, some cancers, or osteogenesis imperfecta.  

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Hip Fracture Surgery abroad A hip fracture is a serious injury, with complications that can be life-threatening. The risk of hip fracture rises with age. Older people are at a higher risk of hip fracture because bones tend to weaken with age. Multiple medications, poor vision and balance problems also make older people more likely to trip and fall — one of the most common causes of hip fracture.  

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Clubfoot Treatment abroad Clubfoot describes a range of foot abnormalities usually present at birth (congenital) in which your baby's foot is twisted out of shape or position. In clubfoot, the tissues connecting the muscles to the bone (tendons) are shorter than usual. Clubfoot is a fairly common birth defect and is usually an isolated problem for an otherwise healthy new-born.  

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Elbow Surgery abroad Our orthopedic surgeons specialize in diagnosing a wide range of elbow conditions causing discomfort and pain. These conditions can be related to overuse or repetitive movements or from an injury or a disease of the elbow.

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Exostosis Treatment abroad An exostosis, also called a bony spur or osteoma, occurs when a bony growth extends beyond a bone's usual smooth surface. Exostosis can cause chronic pain or irritation, depending on its size and location. Sometimes, cartilage will grow over an area of exostosis, which is called osteochondroma.  

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During hip surgery, a surgeon removes the damaged sections of your hip joint and replaces them with parts usually constructed of metal, ceramic and very hard plastic. This artificial joint (prosthesis) helps reduce pain and improve function. Also called total hip arthroplasty, hip replacement surgery may be an option for you if your hip pain interferes with daily activities and more-conservative treatments haven't helped or are no longer effective.  

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Dislocated Hip Treatment abroad When there is a hip dislocation, the femoral head is pushed either backward out of the socket, or forward. Posterior dislocation. In approximately 90% of hip dislocation patients, the thighbone is pushed out of the socket in a backwards direction. This is called a posterior dislocation. A posterior dislocation leaves the lower leg in a fixed position, with the knee and foot rotated in toward the middle of the body. Anterior dislocation. When the thighbone sl

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Knee Cartilage Surgery abroad Cartilage tissue’s ability to repair itself is severely limited because it does not contain blood vessels, and bleeding is necessary for healing. A surgeon can encourage new cartilage growth by making small cuts or abrasions in the bone underneath the injured cartilage. The hope is that the blood from the damaged bone will facilitate new cartilage cell growth.  

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Morton's Neuroma Treatment abroad Morton's neuroma is a painful condition that affects the ball of your foot, most commonly the area between your third and fourth toes. Morton's neuroma may feel as if you are standing on a pebble in your shoe or on a fold in your sock.  

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome abroad Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a condition that involves pressure or stretching of the ulnar nerve (also known as the “funny bone” nerve), which can cause numbness or tingling in the ring and small fingers, pain in the forearm, and/or weakness in the hand.   The ulnar nerve runs in a groove on the inner side of the elbow.   

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Knee Sprain Treatment abroad A knee sprain is an injury of the ligaments, tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect the bones of the upper and lower leg at the knee joint. The knee joint has four major ligaments. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) Medial collateral ligament (MCL) Lateral collateral ligament (LCL)

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Scaphoid Fracture Treatment abroad A scaphoid (navicular) fracture is a break in one of the small bones of the wrist. This type of fracture occurs most often after a fall onto an outstretched hand. Symptoms of a scaphoid fracture typically include pain and tenderness in the area just below the base of the thumb. These symptoms may worsen when you try to pinch or grasp something.  

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Shoulder Arthroplasty abroad The shoulder complex, composed of the clavicle, scapula, and has sacrificed stability for mobility,which makes it vulnerable and susceptible to injury, dysfunction and instability. The most common indication for an arthroplasty is pain that has not responded well to conservative management or a severe fracture. Depending upon the mechanism of dysfunction or injury a shoulder arthroplasty can either be a partial or total replacement.  

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Treatment abroad Shoulder impingement is a common cause of shoulder pain. It’s also known as impingement syndrome or swimmer’s shoulder, since it’s common in swimmers. It’s also common in other athletes who use their shoulders a lot, such as baseball or softball players.  

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Joint Injection abroad In medicine, a joint injection (intra-articular injection) is a procedure used in the treatment of inflammatory joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, tendinitis, bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and occasionally osteoarthritis. A hypodermic needle is injected into the affected joint where it delivers a dose of any one of many anti-inflammatory agents, the most common of which are corticosteroids. Hyaluronic acid, because of its h

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Congenital Hip Dislocation Treatment abroad Congenital hip dislocation (CHD) occurs when a child is born with an unstable hip. It’s caused by abnormal formation of the hip joint during their early stages of fetal development. Another name for this condition is “developmental dysplasia of the hip.” This instability worsens as your child grows.   

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Dislocated Elbow Treatment abroad A dislocated elbow occurs when the bones that make up the joint are forced out of alignment — typically when you land on an outstretched hand during a fall. The elbow is the second most commonly dislocated joint after the shoulder in adults, and the most commonly dislocated joint in children.  

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Fractured Shoulder Treatment abroad Trauma may cause a fracture of the humerus (ball) or the glenoid (socket) of the shoulder joint. The majority of these injuries can be treated without surgery with a good, long-term result. Some fractures are better treated with surgery because they may carry a high risk of arthritis if left alone. Some are unlikely to heal or may heal in the wrong position if not treated surgically.  

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Osteomyelitis is an infection in a bone. Infections can reach a bone by traveling through the bloodstream or spreading from nearby tissue. Infections can also begin in the bone itself if an injury exposes the bone to germs.  

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Trapped Nerve Treatment abroad A pinched nerve occurs when pressure or force is put on an area of a nerve, causing it to send warning signals to the brain. Pinched nerves are usually caused by a damaged nerve, and symptoms can include pain, numbness, and weakness  

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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Treatment abroad Avascular necrosis is the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply. Also called osteonecrosis, it can lead to tiny breaks in the bone and the bone's eventual collapse. A broken bone or dislocated joint can interrupt the blood flow to a section of bone.   

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Coccydynia Treatment abroad Treatment usually consists of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- such as ibuprofen and naproxen -- to reduce inflammation (swelling), and the use of a therapeutic sitting cushion to take the pressure off the tailbone when sitting. It might take many weeks or months of conservative treatment before there is major pain relief. Other possible treatments for coccydynia include the following: Your doctor might refer you to a biomedical engineer to be meas

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Frozen Shoulder Treatment abroad  Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, usually within one to three years. Your risk of developing frozen shoulder increases if you're recovering from a medical condition or procedure that prevents you from moving your arm — such as a stroke or a mastectomy.  

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Hip Arthroplasty abroad Hip replacement surgery is a process in which an orthopedic surgeon eliminates an aching hip joint with arthritis and substitutes an artificial joint commonly made from metal and plastic components. It is done when all other treatment alternatives have failed to provide adequate pain relief. How much does hip arthroplasty cost abroad? The cost of hip arthroplasty ranges between USD 4000- USD 28000. Where can I find hip arthroplasty treatment abroad? Find hi

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Hip Pain Treatment abroad Many people experience hip pain at some point in their life. It’s a condition that can be caused by a variety of issues. Knowing where your pain is coming from can give you clues to its cause.  Pain on the inside of your hip or groin is likely a problem within your hip joint. Pain on the outside of your hip, your upper thigh, or your outer buttocks is probably an issue with the muscles or other soft tissues around your hip joint.  Some of the most

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Jumper's Knee Treatment abroad Jumper's knee is an injury of the patellar tendon. The patellar tendon is the cord-like tissue that joins the patella (kneecap) to the tibia (shinbone).  

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Limb Amputation abroad It is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is used to control pain or a disease process in the affected limb, such as malignancy or gangrene. In some cases, it is carried out on individuals as a preventive surgery for such problems. A special case is that of congenital amputation, a congenital disorder, where fetal limbs have been cut off by constrictive bands. In some countries, amputation of the hands, feet or

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Osteochondritis Dissecans Treatment abroad The condition arises when a minor segment of bone begins to separate from its surrounding region due to a deficiency of blood supply. As a result, the small piece of bone and the cartilage covering it begin to crack and loosen. Warning signs comprise joint ache, stiffness, and even locking of the joint. Treatment may include nonoperative or operational intervention. Surgical treatment is indicated mainly by lesion stability, physeal closure, and clin

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Osteomalacia Treatment abroad Osteomalacia refers to a marked softening of your bones, most often caused by severe vitamin D deficiency. The softened bones of children and young adults with osteomalacia can lead to bowing during growth, especially in weight-bearing bones of the legs. Osteomalacia in older adults can lead to fractures.  

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Paget's Disease Treatment abroad Paget's disease of bone interferes with your body's normal recycling process, in which new bone tissue gradually replaces old bone tissue. Over time, the disease can cause affected bones to become fragile and misshapen. Paget's disease of bone most commonly occurs in the pelvis, skull, spine and legs. The risk of Paget's disease of bone increases with age. Your risk also increases if any family members have the disorder. Complicatio

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment abroad Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. Plantar fasciitis commonly causes stabbing pain that usually occurs with your first steps in the morning. As you get up and move, the pain normally decreases, but it might return after long periods of standing or when you stand up after sitting.  

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Trauma to the shoulder is common. Injuries range from a separated shoulder resulting from a fall onto the shoulder to a high-speed car accident that fractures the shoulder blade (scapula) or collarbone (clavicle). One thing is certain: everyone injures his or her shoulder at some point in life.  

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Chondroma Treatment abroad Chondromas are extremely rare, slow-growing tumors that arise from the cartilaginous portions of bones. In the cranial region, this includes the bones of the skull base and paranasal sinuses. These benign (noncancerous) tumors are composed of mature cartilage. As they grow, they may destroy bone or cause an overgrowth of bone. They also may compress the brain but will not invade it.   

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Compartment Syndrome Treatment abroad Groups of muscles, nerves, and blood vessels covered by a tough membrane (called a fascia) are called compartments. The role of the fascia, which does not stretch or expand easily, is to keep all tissues in place. Because the fascia doesn't stretch easily, any swelling or bleeding in a compartment puts pressure on the capillaries, nerves, and muscles inside the compartment. This can decrease the amount of nutrient and oxygen-rich blood reaching the ce

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Osteochondrosis Treatment abroad Osteochondrosis is a family of disorders that affect bone growth in children and adolescents. The disruption of blood flow to the joints is often the cause. Though certain diseases in this family can affect older adults, they’re most likely to affect children and teenagers whose bones are still growing. Osteochondroses may cause pain and disability.   Physeal disease The main physeal disease is Scheuermann's disease, or juvenile kyphosis. Thi

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Bow Legs Treatment abroad  Bowed legs in a toddler is very common. When a child with bowed legs stands with his or her feet together, there is a distinct space between the lower legs and knees. This may be a result of either one, or both, of the legs curving outward. Walking often exaggerates this bowed appearance. In most cases, bowed legs will naturally begin to straighten as the child grows. If bowed legs have not resolved by the age of 3 years, there may be an underlying cause, su

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Elbow Pain Treatment abroad Elbow pain is a sharp, dull, burning, or pressure discomfort or pain that can be intermittent, constant, or shooting due to a strain, sprain, fracture, dislocation, infection, autoimmune condition, cancer, or trauma to the structures in and adjacent to the elbow joint. Although some causes of elbow pain may produce a predominance of one type of pain versus another, it is not unusual for patients to notice several types of pain.   

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Little League Elbow Treatment abroad Little League elbow is a common overuse injury associated with throwing. This injury is most common in pitchers but also occurs in catchers, infielders, and outfielders. Little League elbow is the result of repetitive stress to the growth plate on the inside of the elbow. The greatest stress occurs during the acceleration phase of throwing a baseball.  

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Osteoma Treatment abroad Osteomas are benign head tumors made of bone. They’re usually found in the head or skull, but they can also be found in the neck. While osteomas are not cancerous, they can sometimes cause headaches, sinus infections, hearing issues or vision problems – however, many benign osteomas don’t require treatment at all.

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Snapping Hip Treatment abroad Snapping hip syndrome typically causes a hip pop, click, or snap that can be heard and/or seen, but that is not painful. People who do experience hip pain can typically bring their symptoms under control with non-surgical treatments. If non-surgical treatments do not work, surgery may be recommended.  

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Treatment for Osgood-Schlatter Disease abroad The tendon below your kneecap (called the patellar tendon) attaches to the tibial tuberosity on the shinbone (called the tibia). When this tendon becomes inflamed, it can result in Osgood-Schlatter disease. Osgood-Schlatter disease is an overuse injury of the knee, common in growing adolescents.  

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Wrist Instability Treatment abroad In stability is just a state that arises whenever there clearly was shifted joint kinematics where a person or even more cerebral bones goes within a unnatural pattern for a consequence of rectal injuries, inherent and/or extrinsic ligamentous injuries or joint laxity. So the wrist is left shaky to outside forces of grasp and pinch.    

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Meniscus Transplant abroad A meniscus transplant or meniscal transplant is a transplant of the meniscus of the knee, which separates the thigh bone (femur) from the lower leg bone (tibia). The worn or damaged meniscus is removed and is replaced with a new one from a donor. The meniscus to be transplanted is taken from a cadaver, and, as such, is known as an allograft. Meniscal transplantation is technically difficult, as it must be sized accurately for each person, positioned properly and

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Metal Implant Removal abroad Hardware removals are among the most commonly performed surgical procedures worldwide. Current literature offers little data concerning postoperative patient satisfaction. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the patients’ point of view on implant removal.  

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) Treatment abroad Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle-bone disease, is a genetic (inherited) disorder characterized by bones that break easily without a specific cause. OI can affect males and females of all races.  

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Pes Anserine Bursitis Treatment abroad Pes Anserine Bursitis is when there is inflammation of the pes anserine bursa, causing medial knee pain.The pes anserinus is an area on the medial (inner) side of the knee where three muscle tendons attach to the tibia (shin bone).   Pes anserinus means “goose’s foot” and it gets its name from the webbed-foot shape made by these three tendons where they join together forming one tendon and attach to the shin bone.  From fro

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Boutonniere Deformity Treatment abroad A boutonniere deformity is a condition that affects the joints in one of your fingers. It causes the middle joint of your finger to bend in, and the outermost joint to bend out. It’s also called a central slip injury.  It’s often caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Other possible causes include: finger dislocation finger fractures deep cuts osteoarthritis

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Cervical Strain Treatment abroad A cervical strain is a stretched or torn muscle or tendon in your neck. Tendons are strong tissues that connect muscles to bones. Common causes of cervical strains include a car accident, a fall, or a sports injury.  

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Elbow Sprain Treatment abroad An elbow sprain occurs when the elbow ligaments are stretched and partly torn. A ruptured ligament can cause instability in the affected area. The ligament sprains are graded: A Grade 1 injury is a stretch of the ligaments; Grade 2 is a partial tear and Grade 3 is a complete rupture  

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Artificial Limb Services abroad Artificial limbs, prosthetic limbs, or prostheses are mechanical replacements for missing limbs -arms or legs. When people have the misfortune of losing their arms or legs due to injury, disease, or birth defects, artificial limbs help amputees get back to their normal functioning to a certain degree. Which other Orthopedic procedures can I find abroad? There are many accredited and modern hospitals providing high standard Orthopedic treatments abroad suc

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