Know about micro lumbar discectomy surgery in India

micro lumbar discectomy surgery in India

Micro lumbar discectomy surgery in India is one of the most popular treatment choice of international patients coming to India for treatment. This choice due to two main factors first being the low cost of micro lumbar discectomy surgery in India and the other being the minimal stay required in India after the surgery. When do you require a micro lumbar discectomy surgery in India ? A patient requires micro lumbar discectomy surgery in India if they are experiencing pain in their spine due to protruding spinal discs. In layman terms the herniated disc is referred to as a "ruptured" or "slipped" disc. Our spine is made up of disc. Sometimes one or more of the spinal disc can come of their position. They...

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Understanding the cost of cancer treatment in India

Low Cost Cancer treatment in India

By Omar A Siddiqui, Managing Director, Medicure Medical Travels Getting treatment for cancer is an ongoing process in which the total cost of cancer treatment should be factored in for years to come ahead as well. People would unanimously agree to one of the basic fact that the cost of cancer treatment in India is highly affordable compared to other countries in the world. This cost of cancer treatment in India also includes the medications that are exorbitantly expensive in other parts of the world and are out of reach to majority of the patients. When we talk about the cost of cancer treatment in India we are including the cost of chemotherapy, surgeries and other secondary cost i.e. the...

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India conducts first successful double hand transplant surgery

double hand transplant surgery India

India's first successful double hand transplant surgery has been done in Kochi located in Southern India. Over 20 surgeons at the Amrita Insititute of Medical Sciences conducted the complex hand transplant surgery that went on for 16 hours on the 30-year-old man. Manu was pushed off a train three years back when he objected to a group of men harassing women. He lost both his hands in the incident but due to the hand transplant surgery he is now able to write with his new hands. The Rs 15 lakh cost for the operation has been borne by the hospital. The surgery included attaching six to seven blood vessels, four to five nerves, two bones and 16 to 18 tendons....

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