Heart Valve Replacement Surgery in India: Patient Testimonial Iraq

This is based on our series of interviews that we conduct with our patients who come to India for treatment. Today we have a conversation with Mr. Salah from Baghdad, Iraq. Mr. Salah recently underwent a successful DVR double Heart Valve Replacement Surgery in India. Q1. What were you diagnosed with? I was diagnosed with valve regurgation and was advised double valve replacment surgery. My weight was 109 kilos and there was constant swelling in my legs. Also I used to huff if I walked longer distances.Iraq does not have a good healthcare infrastructure now and the one's that remain have a very high wait-time. Q2. How did you come to know about medical tourism? It is very common in...

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Getting Kidney Transplant Surgery in India: Patient Testimonial Nigeria

[caption id="attachment_3918" align="alignleft" width="114"] Mrs. Ariyo, Nigeria[/caption] This is based on our series of interviews that we conduct with our patients who come to India for treatment. Today we have a conversation with Mrs. Ariyo (Name Changed) from Enugu State, Nigeria. Mrs. Ariyo recently underwent a kidney transplant surgery in India. Q1. What were you diagnosed with? I live in Enugu State in Nigeria. I was suffering from kidney failure for 4-5 years or so and was having regular dialysis sessions every week at my local hospital. Though dialysis did provide me with some relief it was very temporary. Q2. How did you come to know about medical tourism? During one of my dialysis session I got into a conversation...

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CARE offers arterial revascularization surgery in India: Expert

Usually when people undergo cardiac bypass surgery, blood vessels from their limbs are used. The chances of the new vessels being blocked in the next five years in such cases are more than 50%. A comparatively new technique of bypass that make use of blood vessels near the heart can mean no relapse of blockage in the arteries. City-based CARE Hospital is one of the very few centres in the country that provides this type of surgery, called total arterial revascularization surgery in India. Doctors at the hospital have learnt it from Mumbai's Dr Sudhanshu Bhattacharya who is deemed a pioneer in the field. Some of the other top cardiac hospitals in India which offer arterial revascularization surgery in India...

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