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Sheba Medical Center

Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Top 10 Hospitals in the world, ranked by Newsweek
  • Established in 1948, Sheba Tel Ha Shomer is the largest hospital in Israel.
  • 430,000 inpatients
  • 1,600,000 outpatients
  • 200,000 ER visits
  • 50,000 surgical procedures
  • 11,000 maternal deliveries
  • 4,000,000 medical tests

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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A heart transplant is a surgical procedure in which a diseased heart from the person is removed and replaced with a healthy heart from an organ donor. The organ donor is to be declared brain dead at least by two healthcare providers.  In most serious cases in which medications, lifestyle changes, and other treatment measures fail and the patient is at the end stage of heart failure and the only option left is of a heart transplant, then only this surgical procedure is carried out. The pe

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Bone marrow is located at the center of many bones and is made up of soft tissue, blood vessels and capillaries. The primary function of bone marrow is to produce the blood cells which help to maintain a healthy vascular and lymphatic system, producing over 200 billion cells every day. Bone marrow produces both red and white blood cells. The constant production and regeneration of these cells is essential in helping the body to fight disease and infection, and also keeps the respiratory sy

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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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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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Chronic Leukemia Treatment treatments abroad Leukemia can be defined as a malignant disease of the blood and bone marrow and is associated with abnormalities in the development and functioning of blood cells. Some leukemia types affect children more often while other are only found in adults. Leukemia can be divided into two subcategories according to the blood cell type: chronic and acute leukemia. Chronic leukemia can be myelogenous or lymphocytic. The main difference between acute and chro

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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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High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatments abroad HIFU or High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (also defined focused ultrasound - FUS), is a medical procedure that applies high intensity focused ultrasound to a target area of the body in order to to heal a disease. It uses a stream of ultrasound beams that will go through the tissue without harming it but having thermal and mechanical effects. This therapy is used to treat cancer and other conditions, and can be used as a stand alone p

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Acute Leukemia Treatment treatments abroad Leukemia consists of a malignant disease of the blood and bone marrow and is associated with abnormalities in the development and functioning of blood cells. There are several types of leukemia. Some of them affect children more often, while others only affect adults and can be acute or chronic depending on the type of blood cell that is affected by the disease. There are two main types of acute leukemia acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and acute

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Oncology Consultation treatments abroad Oncology is the strand of medicine which deals with and treats cancers, tumours, and other associated health conditions. Oncologists are medical professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating cancers, and generally tend to specialize in specific fields such as radiation oncology or surgical oncology. After a patient is diagnosed with cancer, the first step in the treatment process is to consult with an oncologist, who can discuss the extent of

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Prostate Cancer Treatment treatments abroad Prostate cancer, or carcinoma of the prostate, is the most common cancer type among men who are more than 50 years old. The symptoms of the disease could resemble the ones of a common disease called benign prostatic hyperplasia, and include difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, and back, pelvis and penis pain while urinating. In order to detect cancer presence and differentiate it from other conditions, a biopsy will be mandatory. Several treat

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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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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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Cancer Screening treatments abroad  Cancer screening is one of important procedure that helps in diagnosing the cancer at its earliest stage. This increases the chances of curing the cancer. Reports has suggested that the cancer screening can save lives. Therefore, cancer screening is suggested to people who are prone to cancer. How it is done Physical exam Laboratory tests Imaging tests  Biopsy

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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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Endometrial Cancer Treatment Abroad Endometrial or Uterus cancer is the cancer that is found in the uterus. It starts in the endometrium of the uterus. Endometrium is nothing but the innermost lining layer of the uterus. Uterus also known as womb is hollow pear-shaped organ in women’s pelvis. It carries various types of cell which helps women to carry a baby. Uterus cancer is more common than that of other cancers of uterus such as uterine sarcoma. 

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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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Vaginal Cancer Treatment Abroad The abnormal growth of cancerous cell in the vagina is called as vaginal cancer. Vagina is the canal that starts from the cervix to the outside of the body. It occurs in the cells that forms the surface of the vagina also known as birth canal. Vaginal cancer is uncommon, and it gets difficult to treat if it spread beyond the vagina. An early diagnosis is the best way for a to improve the curing chances. Types of vaginal cancer Vaginal squamous cell

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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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Laryngeal Cancer Treatment Abroad  The development of cancerous cells in the voice box (larynx) is called as Laryngeal cancer. Larynx helps in swallowing, speaking and breathing. Smoking or using tobacco increases the chance of laryngeal cancer.

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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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Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas Treatment Abroad Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (which may be referred to as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, NHL, or just lymphoma) is a type of cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes. These cells are part of the body's immune system and are contained in the lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues, like the spleen, thymus, adenoid and tonsils, digestive tract and bone marrow. Lymphomas sometimes start from bone marrow lymphocytes and other types of cancer like lung

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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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Radiosurgery Cancer Treatment Abroad When treatment of cancer is not possible with surgery due to location of the disease or the health of the patient, then the doctor may recommend Radiosurgery to treat it. It is an external radiation therapy which gives a single large dose of radiation to the tumor. The initial development of radiosurgery was to treat small brain tumors and abnormalities of the brain, now they are used for the other parts of the body too because of its accuracy.   S

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Penile Cancer Treatment Abroad The development or growth of cancerous cells on the skin cells of penis is called as penile cancer. The penile cancer is highly treatable if diagnosed early. One of the main factors that can lead to penile cancer is not being circumcised. It is because the body fluids get trapped in the foreskin and if not washed may contribute to cancer cell development. Who treats penile cancer? A urologist A radiation oncologist A medical oncologist

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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Abroad The growth of cancerous cells in the head and neck region of the body is broadly termed as Head and Neck Cancer. It includes cancer in larynx, throat, lip, mouth, nose and salivary gland. The location, size and the type of cancer are the deciding factors for the selection of treatments. Types: Esthesioneuroblastoma Floor of the mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Nasal and paranasal tumors Nasopharyngeal carcinoma Pituitary tumors Salivary gland tu

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Bile Duct Cancer Treatment Abroad, The growth of cancerous cells in the slender tubes also called as bile ducts that carry the digestive fluid bile is known as Bile Duct cancer. It is a tube which connects liver to gallbladder to small intestines. It is a rare form of cancer as well as aggressive too. Alcohol, which can damage the liver can increase the risk of bile duct cancer. White stool, jaundice and abdomen pain are some of the symptoms of bile duct cancer. There are two types of b

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Small Intestine Cancer Treatment Abroad, The growth of abnormal cells in the tissue of small intestine is known as small intestine cancer. Small intestine helps in carrying digested food from the stomach to large intestine. It is a rare form of cancer. The spreading of cancer in the small intestine can block them. It must be diagnosed as early as possible to avoid any severe consequences.  Types Types of small bowel cancer include: Adenocarcinoma Neuroendocrine tumors, (includes c

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Glioblastoma Treatment Abroad  The growth of cancerous cells in the brain or spinal cord is known as glioblastoma. It is one of the most aggressive from of cancer. It often occurs more in adults than any other age. Headaches, vomiting, seizures and nausea are some of the symptoms.

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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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Vulvar Cancer Treatment Abroad The occurrence of cancer on the outer surface area of vagina is known as vulvar cancer. The skin surrounding the urethra, vagina, clitoris and labia is called as vulva. A lump or sore is formed on the vulva which causes itching. Older adults are more prone to this cancer; however it can occur at any age.   Types Common types include:       Vulvar squamous cell carcinoma Vulvar melanoma

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Adrenal Cancer Treatment Abroad  The growth of cancerous cell in both of the adrenal glands over the kidneys is called as Adrenal Cancer. \The glands are for producing hormones and giving instructions to organs and tissues. It can occur at any age but children below 5 or adults in 40s – 50s are more prone to it

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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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Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment Abroad Salivary gland makes saliva which helps in digestion, keeping mouth moist and also helps in maintaining healthy teeth.  The growth of cancerous cells in salivary gland leads to salivary gland cancer.

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Thymus Cancer Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cells on the outer surface of the thymus. Thymus is an organ in chest under the breastbone. It produces lymphocytes also known as white blood cells. These cells help in fighting infections. These cancers are very rare as well as aggressive.

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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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Treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors abroad The formation of soft tissue sarcomas in the digestive system is called as Gastrointestinal stromal tumors. They are mostly found in stomach and small intestines; it starts in the nerve cells in the walls of the digestive system.

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment abroad \Myelodysplastic Syndromes are disorders due to the blood cells that don’t work properly or are poorly formed. The myelodysplastic syndromes disable the body to make healthy cells. Past treatment or chemotherapy increases the risks for a myelodysplastic syndrome. Types of myelodysplastic syndromes Myelodysplastic syndrome with unilineage dysplasia, Myelodysplastic syndrome with multilineage dysplasia Myelodysplastic syndrome with r

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The formation of cancerous cells in uterus muscle or tissues supporting the uterus is referred as Uterine Sarcoma. Risk of uterine sarcoma increase if there is any past treatment with radiation therapy to the uterus. Uterine sarcoma can spread to the other parts, the one nearer to the uterus. At first it can expand till cervix, vagina ovaries etc., however as it grows more, it can affect the bladder, lung or bones.

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Wilms' treatments abroad Growth of cancerous cells in kidney are referred as Wilms’ tumor. They are very rare and mostly found in children. It generally occurs in only one kidney, however chances of occurrence in both the kidneys is also possible. It is also called as nephroblastoma.

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Anal Cancer Treatment abroad The growth of cancerous cells in the anal canal is called as anal cancer. It is at short tube which enables passing of stool from the body. Anal canal is found at the end of the rectum. It is a rare form of cancer that can be treated through combinations of treatment. Bleeding or anal pain are the symptoms of anal cancer.

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Blastoma Treatment abroad The cancerous growth in precursor cells leads to blastoma. There are several kinds of blastoma named depending on its location. They are commonly found in children. They can attack several tissues and organs. Many of them are treatable but it depends on the various factors such as types of blastoma etc. Types Hepatoblastoma, found in the liver Medulloblastoma, found in the central nervous system Nephroblastoma, found in the kidney (also referred to as Wilms&#3

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Castleman Disease Treatment Abroad, The excessive growth of cells in body’s lymph nodes is called as Castleman disease. It’s a rare disease. Unicentric Castleman disease is one of the common forms of the disorder where single lymph node is affected. Multicentric Castleman affects multiple lymph nodes all over the body. Types Unicentric Castleman disease & Multicentric Castleman disease

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Meningioma Treatment Abroad Meningioma is not cancer however, as it may damage the adjacent brain or nerves it is included in the category. It is rather a common form of tumor.  It develops in the meninges. Meninges is the membrane surrounding brain and spinal cord. They grow very slow and do not show any symptoms for many years. In some cases, it can lead to disability due to effect on nerves or vessels.

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Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment abroad The formation of cancerous cells in the nasopharynx located behind your nose and above the back of your throat. The are hard to diagnose as the symptoms matches with other more common condition.

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Schwannoma Treatment abroad, Nerves in the body are protected by a layer of tissue sheath. When a tumor occurs in the cells of the sheath, then it is referred as Schwannoma treatment. This can occur in any part of the body and at any age. Generally, it grow slowly, but if they grow large they can affect other places too that can be hard to remove.

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Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Treatment Abroad, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is a cancer that occurs in the white blood cells. This disease leads in production of too much abnormal white cells resulting in crowding out healthy blood cells.

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Astrocytoma Treatment abroad, The development of glioma tumor in brain and spinal cord is known as astrocytoma. It is most common type of glioma and men are more prone to it after 45yrs of age. Astrocytoma are of various types, where some of them can be aggressive. About half of the brain tumors are astrocytoma.

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Craniopharyngioma Treatment abroad, The formation of noncancerous brain tumor in pituitary gland is known as craniopharyngioma. They are very rare and mostly affects children. Pituitary gland secretes hormones which regulates various body functions. Craniopharyngioma grow very slow hence the are often treatable. The growth of the craniopharyngioma can have effects on functions of pituitary gland and other parts of the brain.

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Ependymoma Treatment Abroad The formation of tumor in the brain or spinal cord is known as ependymoma. The growth of the tumor starts in ependymal cells. It is more often found in children. If the ependymoma occurs in adults, its mostly in spinal cord. It can bring weakness to the body parts that are controlled by the affected nerves. 

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Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment abroad The formation of cancer in the thin layer of tissue which covers most of the internal organs is called as malignant mesothelioma treatment. It is divided in different parts depending on the affected part of mesothelium. Pleura mesothelioma is the situation where the tissues around lungs are affected. Whereas, when the tissues around the abdomen, heart and testicles is affected it is called as peritoneal mesothelioma.

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Medulloblastoma Treatment abroad  The growth of brain tumor in the cerebellum is known as medulloblastoma. Muscle coordination, balance and movement is maintained by cerebellum. It is situated in the lower back part of brain. This cancer mostly does not spread to the other areas of the body. It can spread through cerebrospinal fluid that covers and protects the brain and the spinal cord.

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Oligodendroglioma Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cells in the brain or spinal cord is called as Oligodendroglioma. They arise from oligodendrocytes. They are the cells that are found in brain and spinal cord which produces a substance that protects nerve cells. They can occur at any age, but adults are more prone to it.

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Chordoma Treatment abroad  Chordoma is a type of primary bone tumor where cancerous cells develop along the spine or at skull base.  It is a very rare form of cancer, in which men are more prone to it than women. They grow slow and can spread to the other parts.

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Pineoblastoma Treatment  abroad, The growth of cancerous cells in the brain’s pineal gland is known as pineoblastoma. Pineal gland sits in the center of the brain. It produces melatonin, a hormone which helps in natural sleep wake cycle. Young children are more prone to it, but it can occur at any age. Headaches, sleepiness are some of the symptoms of pineoblastoma.

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Brainstem Glioma Treatment abroad Brainstem glioma is a rare form of tumor found in brainstem. Brainstem glioma can spread to the nervous system. They are generally from Astrocytoma group and mainly occurs in pediatrics or young adults. The brainstem glioma can be cured by surgery, however, use of radiation therapy may be required if the surgery is unable to cure it.

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Germ Cell Tumor (GCT) Treatment abroad  The development of tumor from the reproductive cells is called as germ cell tumors. Germ cells can be described as cancerous or noncancerous, however most of them are cancerous in the form of testicular or ovarian cancer. It can develop at any part of the body like brain, chest or abdomen; however, they are very rare. Types of germ cell tumor Testicular germ cell tumors Ovarian germ cell tumors Other types the brain the back of the abdomen (

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Mixed Glioma Treatment abroad  The tumors that affect several glial cells is called as mixed glioma. They are also known as oligoastrocytoma as they mostly affect astrocytes and oligodendrocytes. The glial cells consist of astrocytes, oligodendrocytes and ependymal cells and it gives support to the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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Osteosarcoma Treatment abroad The formation of cancerous cells within the cells that form bones is known as osteosarcoma. They are commonly found in bones that are longer like legs or arms, however, it can grow in any bone. Occurrence of cancer in soft tissue outside the bone is very rare. Teenagers and young adults are more prone to it.

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Angiosarcoma Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cell in the blood vessel lining and lymph node is called as angiosarcoma. It is a rare form of cancer and occur anywhere in the body. However, occurrence at skin or head and neck is more common.

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Chondroblastoma Treatment Abroad, The development of noncancerous bone tumor in cartilage is referred as chondroblastoma. They are rare and affects the end of long bones like at shoulder or hip and knee. It is also known as Codman’s tumor.

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Chondrosarcoma Treatment abroad The formation of rare cancerous cells in bones or soft tissue near bones is known as chondrosarcoma.  They are mostly located in the pelvis, hip and shoulder. In a very rare case skull base is affected. Some types of chondrosarcoma grow very slow while others grow rapidly.

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Osteoblastoma Treatment Abroad, The occurrence of bone tumor (osteoblastic) in spine, sacrum, long bone and flat bones is known as osteoblastoma. Some of them do not spread but other are aggressive that are very rare. They are similar to osteoid sarcoma but are larger tumors.

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Ion Beam Cancer Therapy Abroad, Some of the cancer need ion beams which are charged cores of atoms indulging carbon, neon and hydrogen ions. They are used where x-rays or gamma rays are not much effective.  Ion radiation (also called particle therapy) more effective and thus, increasing the chances for recovery. Ion beams can reach tumors that are deep in the body hence making it preferable. When it comes on ion beam therapy, destructive effects are particularly strong with heavy ions ma

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Treatment for Paraneoplastic Syndromes Abroad  They are a rare disorder that may occur in people having cancer. They can affect hormones, skin, blood and joints including nervous system. The paraneoplastic syndromes occur when cancer-fighting agents of the immune system attacks other parts. Types of paraneoplastic syndromes Cerebellar degeneration Limbic encephalitis Encephalomyelitis Opsoclonus-myoclonus Stiff person syndrome Myelopathy Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome Myasthenia gr

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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) abroad, Intraoperative radiation therapy is given during as surgical procedure as it directly targets the area without harming the other tissues. This therapy is done in cases where alone surgery cannot remove the cancer completely or chances of retention of microscopic cancer is there. It allows large effective dose of radiation in comparison to the traditional one. One of the main advantages of intraoperative radiation therapy is that it allows

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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) Abroad It is a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment that is directly delivered to the abdomen while performing a surgery. Heating the solution may also improve the absorption of chemotherapy drugs by tumors and destroy microscopic cancer cells that remain in the abdomen after surgery. Patients receiving HIPEC treatment, at first doctors perform cytoreductive surgery (a procedure reduce the size of a cancerous tumor) within the

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Targeted therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs or other substances designed to attack specific targets, such as receptors or proteins, found on and in cancer cells. Targeted therapy can be used by standalone or in combination with other treatments, such as traditional or standard chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation therapy. 

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Brain Tumor Treatment abroad Treatment for a brain tumor differs depending on several factors: a person's age, general health, type of tumor, the size and  location. Several diverse types of brain tumors exist. Some brain tumors are noncancerous (benign), and some brain tumors are cancerous (malignant). Brain tumors can start on your brain (primary brain tumors), or cancer may begin in different parts of the human body and distribute to a brain (secondary, or metastatic, b

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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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A heart transplant is a surgical procedure in which a diseased heart from the person is removed and replaced with a healthy heart from an organ donor. The organ donor is to be declared brain dead at least by two healthcare providers.  In most serious cases in which medications, lifestyle changes, and other treatment measures fail and the patient is at the end stage of heart failure and the only option left is of a heart transplant, then only this surgical procedure is carried out. The pe

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Bone marrow is located at the center of many bones and is made up of soft tissue, blood vessels and capillaries. The primary function of bone marrow is to produce the blood cells which help to maintain a healthy vascular and lymphatic system, producing over 200 billion cells every day. Bone marrow produces both red and white blood cells. The constant production and regeneration of these cells is essential in helping the body to fight disease and infection, and also keeps the respiratory sy

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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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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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Chronic Leukemia Treatment treatments abroad Leukemia can be defined as a malignant disease of the blood and bone marrow and is associated with abnormalities in the development and functioning of blood cells. Some leukemia types affect children more often while other are only found in adults. Leukemia can be divided into two subcategories according to the blood cell type: chronic and acute leukemia. Chronic leukemia can be myelogenous or lymphocytic. The main difference between acute and chro

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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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High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatments abroad HIFU or High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (also defined focused ultrasound - FUS), is a medical procedure that applies high intensity focused ultrasound to a target area of the body in order to to heal a disease. It uses a stream of ultrasound beams that will go through the tissue without harming it but having thermal and mechanical effects. This therapy is used to treat cancer and other conditions, and can be used as a stand alone p

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Acute Leukemia Treatment treatments abroad Leukemia consists of a malignant disease of the blood and bone marrow and is associated with abnormalities in the development and functioning of blood cells. There are several types of leukemia. Some of them affect children more often, while others only affect adults and can be acute or chronic depending on the type of blood cell that is affected by the disease. There are two main types of acute leukemia acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and acute

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Oncology Consultation treatments abroad Oncology is the strand of medicine which deals with and treats cancers, tumours, and other associated health conditions. Oncologists are medical professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating cancers, and generally tend to specialize in specific fields such as radiation oncology or surgical oncology. After a patient is diagnosed with cancer, the first step in the treatment process is to consult with an oncologist, who can discuss the extent of

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Prostate Cancer Treatment treatments abroad Prostate cancer, or carcinoma of the prostate, is the most common cancer type among men who are more than 50 years old. The symptoms of the disease could resemble the ones of a common disease called benign prostatic hyperplasia, and include difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, and back, pelvis and penis pain while urinating. In order to detect cancer presence and differentiate it from other conditions, a biopsy will be mandatory. Several treat

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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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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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Cancer Screening treatments abroad  Cancer screening is one of important procedure that helps in diagnosing the cancer at its earliest stage. This increases the chances of curing the cancer. Reports has suggested that the cancer screening can save lives. Therefore, cancer screening is suggested to people who are prone to cancer. How it is done Physical exam Laboratory tests Imaging tests  Biopsy

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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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Endometrial Cancer Treatment Abroad Endometrial or Uterus cancer is the cancer that is found in the uterus. It starts in the endometrium of the uterus. Endometrium is nothing but the innermost lining layer of the uterus. Uterus also known as womb is hollow pear-shaped organ in women’s pelvis. It carries various types of cell which helps women to carry a baby. Uterus cancer is more common than that of other cancers of uterus such as uterine sarcoma. 

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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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Vaginal Cancer Treatment Abroad The abnormal growth of cancerous cell in the vagina is called as vaginal cancer. Vagina is the canal that starts from the cervix to the outside of the body. It occurs in the cells that forms the surface of the vagina also known as birth canal. Vaginal cancer is uncommon, and it gets difficult to treat if it spread beyond the vagina. An early diagnosis is the best way for a to improve the curing chances. Types of vaginal cancer Vaginal squamous cell

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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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Laryngeal Cancer Treatment Abroad  The development of cancerous cells in the voice box (larynx) is called as Laryngeal cancer. Larynx helps in swallowing, speaking and breathing. Smoking or using tobacco increases the chance of laryngeal cancer.

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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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Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas Treatment Abroad Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (which may be referred to as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, NHL, or just lymphoma) is a type of cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes. These cells are part of the body's immune system and are contained in the lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues, like the spleen, thymus, adenoid and tonsils, digestive tract and bone marrow. Lymphomas sometimes start from bone marrow lymphocytes and other types of cancer like lung

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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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Radiosurgery Cancer Treatment Abroad When treatment of cancer is not possible with surgery due to location of the disease or the health of the patient, then the doctor may recommend Radiosurgery to treat it. It is an external radiation therapy which gives a single large dose of radiation to the tumor. The initial development of radiosurgery was to treat small brain tumors and abnormalities of the brain, now they are used for the other parts of the body too because of its accuracy.   S

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Penile Cancer Treatment Abroad The development or growth of cancerous cells on the skin cells of penis is called as penile cancer. The penile cancer is highly treatable if diagnosed early. One of the main factors that can lead to penile cancer is not being circumcised. It is because the body fluids get trapped in the foreskin and if not washed may contribute to cancer cell development. Who treats penile cancer? A urologist A radiation oncologist A medical oncologist

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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Abroad The growth of cancerous cells in the head and neck region of the body is broadly termed as Head and Neck Cancer. It includes cancer in larynx, throat, lip, mouth, nose and salivary gland. The location, size and the type of cancer are the deciding factors for the selection of treatments. Types: Esthesioneuroblastoma Floor of the mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Nasal and paranasal tumors Nasopharyngeal carcinoma Pituitary tumors Salivary gland tu

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Bile Duct Cancer Treatment Abroad, The growth of cancerous cells in the slender tubes also called as bile ducts that carry the digestive fluid bile is known as Bile Duct cancer. It is a tube which connects liver to gallbladder to small intestines. It is a rare form of cancer as well as aggressive too. Alcohol, which can damage the liver can increase the risk of bile duct cancer. White stool, jaundice and abdomen pain are some of the symptoms of bile duct cancer. There are two types of b

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Small Intestine Cancer Treatment Abroad, The growth of abnormal cells in the tissue of small intestine is known as small intestine cancer. Small intestine helps in carrying digested food from the stomach to large intestine. It is a rare form of cancer. The spreading of cancer in the small intestine can block them. It must be diagnosed as early as possible to avoid any severe consequences.  Types Types of small bowel cancer include: Adenocarcinoma Neuroendocrine tumors, (includes c

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Glioblastoma Treatment Abroad  The growth of cancerous cells in the brain or spinal cord is known as glioblastoma. It is one of the most aggressive from of cancer. It often occurs more in adults than any other age. Headaches, vomiting, seizures and nausea are some of the symptoms.

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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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Vulvar Cancer Treatment Abroad The occurrence of cancer on the outer surface area of vagina is known as vulvar cancer. The skin surrounding the urethra, vagina, clitoris and labia is called as vulva. A lump or sore is formed on the vulva which causes itching. Older adults are more prone to this cancer; however it can occur at any age.   Types Common types include:       Vulvar squamous cell carcinoma Vulvar melanoma

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Adrenal Cancer Treatment Abroad  The growth of cancerous cell in both of the adrenal glands over the kidneys is called as Adrenal Cancer. \The glands are for producing hormones and giving instructions to organs and tissues. It can occur at any age but children below 5 or adults in 40s – 50s are more prone to it

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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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Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment Abroad Salivary gland makes saliva which helps in digestion, keeping mouth moist and also helps in maintaining healthy teeth.  The growth of cancerous cells in salivary gland leads to salivary gland cancer.

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Thymus Cancer Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cells on the outer surface of the thymus. Thymus is an organ in chest under the breastbone. It produces lymphocytes also known as white blood cells. These cells help in fighting infections. These cancers are very rare as well as aggressive.

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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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Treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors abroad The formation of soft tissue sarcomas in the digestive system is called as Gastrointestinal stromal tumors. They are mostly found in stomach and small intestines; it starts in the nerve cells in the walls of the digestive system.

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment abroad \Myelodysplastic Syndromes are disorders due to the blood cells that don’t work properly or are poorly formed. The myelodysplastic syndromes disable the body to make healthy cells. Past treatment or chemotherapy increases the risks for a myelodysplastic syndrome. Types of myelodysplastic syndromes Myelodysplastic syndrome with unilineage dysplasia, Myelodysplastic syndrome with multilineage dysplasia Myelodysplastic syndrome with r

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The formation of cancerous cells in uterus muscle or tissues supporting the uterus is referred as Uterine Sarcoma. Risk of uterine sarcoma increase if there is any past treatment with radiation therapy to the uterus. Uterine sarcoma can spread to the other parts, the one nearer to the uterus. At first it can expand till cervix, vagina ovaries etc., however as it grows more, it can affect the bladder, lung or bones.

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Wilms' treatments abroad Growth of cancerous cells in kidney are referred as Wilms’ tumor. They are very rare and mostly found in children. It generally occurs in only one kidney, however chances of occurrence in both the kidneys is also possible. It is also called as nephroblastoma.

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Anal Cancer Treatment abroad The growth of cancerous cells in the anal canal is called as anal cancer. It is at short tube which enables passing of stool from the body. Anal canal is found at the end of the rectum. It is a rare form of cancer that can be treated through combinations of treatment. Bleeding or anal pain are the symptoms of anal cancer.

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Blastoma Treatment abroad The cancerous growth in precursor cells leads to blastoma. There are several kinds of blastoma named depending on its location. They are commonly found in children. They can attack several tissues and organs. Many of them are treatable but it depends on the various factors such as types of blastoma etc. Types Hepatoblastoma, found in the liver Medulloblastoma, found in the central nervous system Nephroblastoma, found in the kidney (also referred to as Wilms&#3

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Castleman Disease Treatment Abroad, The excessive growth of cells in body’s lymph nodes is called as Castleman disease. It’s a rare disease. Unicentric Castleman disease is one of the common forms of the disorder where single lymph node is affected. Multicentric Castleman affects multiple lymph nodes all over the body. Types Unicentric Castleman disease & Multicentric Castleman disease

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Meningioma Treatment Abroad Meningioma is not cancer however, as it may damage the adjacent brain or nerves it is included in the category. It is rather a common form of tumor.  It develops in the meninges. Meninges is the membrane surrounding brain and spinal cord. They grow very slow and do not show any symptoms for many years. In some cases, it can lead to disability due to effect on nerves or vessels.

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Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment abroad The formation of cancerous cells in the nasopharynx located behind your nose and above the back of your throat. The are hard to diagnose as the symptoms matches with other more common condition.

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Schwannoma Treatment abroad, Nerves in the body are protected by a layer of tissue sheath. When a tumor occurs in the cells of the sheath, then it is referred as Schwannoma treatment. This can occur in any part of the body and at any age. Generally, it grow slowly, but if they grow large they can affect other places too that can be hard to remove.

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Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Treatment Abroad, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is a cancer that occurs in the white blood cells. This disease leads in production of too much abnormal white cells resulting in crowding out healthy blood cells.

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Astrocytoma Treatment abroad, The development of glioma tumor in brain and spinal cord is known as astrocytoma. It is most common type of glioma and men are more prone to it after 45yrs of age. Astrocytoma are of various types, where some of them can be aggressive. About half of the brain tumors are astrocytoma.

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Craniopharyngioma Treatment abroad, The formation of noncancerous brain tumor in pituitary gland is known as craniopharyngioma. They are very rare and mostly affects children. Pituitary gland secretes hormones which regulates various body functions. Craniopharyngioma grow very slow hence the are often treatable. The growth of the craniopharyngioma can have effects on functions of pituitary gland and other parts of the brain.

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Ependymoma Treatment Abroad The formation of tumor in the brain or spinal cord is known as ependymoma. The growth of the tumor starts in ependymal cells. It is more often found in children. If the ependymoma occurs in adults, its mostly in spinal cord. It can bring weakness to the body parts that are controlled by the affected nerves. 

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Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment abroad The formation of cancer in the thin layer of tissue which covers most of the internal organs is called as malignant mesothelioma treatment. It is divided in different parts depending on the affected part of mesothelium. Pleura mesothelioma is the situation where the tissues around lungs are affected. Whereas, when the tissues around the abdomen, heart and testicles is affected it is called as peritoneal mesothelioma.

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Medulloblastoma Treatment abroad  The growth of brain tumor in the cerebellum is known as medulloblastoma. Muscle coordination, balance and movement is maintained by cerebellum. It is situated in the lower back part of brain. This cancer mostly does not spread to the other areas of the body. It can spread through cerebrospinal fluid that covers and protects the brain and the spinal cord.

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Oligodendroglioma Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cells in the brain or spinal cord is called as Oligodendroglioma. They arise from oligodendrocytes. They are the cells that are found in brain and spinal cord which produces a substance that protects nerve cells. They can occur at any age, but adults are more prone to it.

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Chordoma Treatment abroad  Chordoma is a type of primary bone tumor where cancerous cells develop along the spine or at skull base.  It is a very rare form of cancer, in which men are more prone to it than women. They grow slow and can spread to the other parts.

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Pineoblastoma Treatment  abroad, The growth of cancerous cells in the brain’s pineal gland is known as pineoblastoma. Pineal gland sits in the center of the brain. It produces melatonin, a hormone which helps in natural sleep wake cycle. Young children are more prone to it, but it can occur at any age. Headaches, sleepiness are some of the symptoms of pineoblastoma.

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Brainstem Glioma Treatment abroad Brainstem glioma is a rare form of tumor found in brainstem. Brainstem glioma can spread to the nervous system. They are generally from Astrocytoma group and mainly occurs in pediatrics or young adults. The brainstem glioma can be cured by surgery, however, use of radiation therapy may be required if the surgery is unable to cure it.

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Germ Cell Tumor (GCT) Treatment abroad  The development of tumor from the reproductive cells is called as germ cell tumors. Germ cells can be described as cancerous or noncancerous, however most of them are cancerous in the form of testicular or ovarian cancer. It can develop at any part of the body like brain, chest or abdomen; however, they are very rare. Types of germ cell tumor Testicular germ cell tumors Ovarian germ cell tumors Other types the brain the back of the abdomen (

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Mixed Glioma Treatment abroad  The tumors that affect several glial cells is called as mixed glioma. They are also known as oligoastrocytoma as they mostly affect astrocytes and oligodendrocytes. The glial cells consist of astrocytes, oligodendrocytes and ependymal cells and it gives support to the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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Osteosarcoma Treatment abroad The formation of cancerous cells within the cells that form bones is known as osteosarcoma. They are commonly found in bones that are longer like legs or arms, however, it can grow in any bone. Occurrence of cancer in soft tissue outside the bone is very rare. Teenagers and young adults are more prone to it.

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Angiosarcoma Treatment Abroad The formation of cancerous cell in the blood vessel lining and lymph node is called as angiosarcoma. It is a rare form of cancer and occur anywhere in the body. However, occurrence at skin or head and neck is more common.

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Chondroblastoma Treatment Abroad, The development of noncancerous bone tumor in cartilage is referred as chondroblastoma. They are rare and affects the end of long bones like at shoulder or hip and knee. It is also known as Codman’s tumor.

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Chondrosarcoma Treatment abroad The formation of rare cancerous cells in bones or soft tissue near bones is known as chondrosarcoma.  They are mostly located in the pelvis, hip and shoulder. In a very rare case skull base is affected. Some types of chondrosarcoma grow very slow while others grow rapidly.

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Osteoblastoma Treatment Abroad, The occurrence of bone tumor (osteoblastic) in spine, sacrum, long bone and flat bones is known as osteoblastoma. Some of them do not spread but other are aggressive that are very rare. They are similar to osteoid sarcoma but are larger tumors.

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Ion Beam Cancer Therapy Abroad, Some of the cancer need ion beams which are charged cores of atoms indulging carbon, neon and hydrogen ions. They are used where x-rays or gamma rays are not much effective.  Ion radiation (also called particle therapy) more effective and thus, increasing the chances for recovery. Ion beams can reach tumors that are deep in the body hence making it preferable. When it comes on ion beam therapy, destructive effects are particularly strong with heavy ions ma

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Treatment for Paraneoplastic Syndromes Abroad  They are a rare disorder that may occur in people having cancer. They can affect hormones, skin, blood and joints including nervous system. The paraneoplastic syndromes occur when cancer-fighting agents of the immune system attacks other parts. Types of paraneoplastic syndromes Cerebellar degeneration Limbic encephalitis Encephalomyelitis Opsoclonus-myoclonus Stiff person syndrome Myelopathy Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome Myasthenia gr

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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) abroad, Intraoperative radiation therapy is given during as surgical procedure as it directly targets the area without harming the other tissues. This therapy is done in cases where alone surgery cannot remove the cancer completely or chances of retention of microscopic cancer is there. It allows large effective dose of radiation in comparison to the traditional one. One of the main advantages of intraoperative radiation therapy is that it allows

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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) Abroad It is a highly concentrated, heated chemotherapy treatment that is directly delivered to the abdomen while performing a surgery. Heating the solution may also improve the absorption of chemotherapy drugs by tumors and destroy microscopic cancer cells that remain in the abdomen after surgery. Patients receiving HIPEC treatment, at first doctors perform cytoreductive surgery (a procedure reduce the size of a cancerous tumor) within the

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Targeted therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs or other substances designed to attack specific targets, such as receptors or proteins, found on and in cancer cells. Targeted therapy can be used by standalone or in combination with other treatments, such as traditional or standard chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation therapy. 

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Brain Tumor Treatment abroad Treatment for a brain tumor differs depending on several factors: a person's age, general health, type of tumor, the size and  location. Several diverse types of brain tumors exist. Some brain tumors are noncancerous (benign), and some brain tumors are cancerous (malignant). Brain tumors can start on your brain (primary brain tumors), or cancer may begin in different parts of the human body and distribute to a brain (secondary, or metastatic, b

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