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The tummy tuck procedure removes excess skin and fat and may help restore the appearance of a smooth and flat tummy. Learn more about getting the procedure done in Singapore and its benefits. ...

PlacidWay announces a partnership with Dr. Shenthilkumar Naidu Clinic, a renowned plastic surgery centre in Singapore which takes aesthetic surgery and procedures to the next level using minimally invasive, highly successful cosmetic procedures such as Eye REVO, Thermi RF Non-Surgical Eyebag Removal, the Liquid Face Lift or the Korea Style Double Eyelid Creation. The specialized medical staff at Dr. Shenthilkumar Naidu Clinic serves to meet the changing needs of the local and international clientele. ...

Generally, success rates with CTO using the conventional 'front' or 'antegrade' approach have been unsatisfactory, with only about a 50% success rate, and up to 70% at very good centres....

The heart centre sees up to 200 cases of heart valve replacements or repairs annually, with about 10 per cent needing a homograft. This small group of patients cannot opt for the cheaper and more available alternatives of a mechanical graft or a graft of animal origin. ...

Dr Philip Wong, a senior consultant in the department of cardiology at NHC, and director of its research and development unit, said: 'We took stem cells from 43 heart failure patients, put them in a petri dish, developed a solution that primes these cells to change into heart-like cells.' ...

MANY heart disease patients go for surgeries such as cardiac bypass operations, but these sometimes are not permanent solutions, leaving the patient with no recourse other than a heart transplant. ...

Four years ago Indonesian Tan Istanto Tanzil started experiencing difficulty in breathing and walking a distance. He was prescribed medication and advised to undergo a heart bypass. Mr. Tanzil was apprehensive of the complications that may occur. A catheter probe revealed five of Mr. Tanzil’s arteries were blocked, putting him at high risk of getting a heart attack. He got in contact with the National HeartCentre. Mr Tanzil’s daughter, Ivana, explained, “My father feels safe and more comfortable having the operation in Singapore.”...

For three months, 58 year-old Indonesian businessman Aminuddin Halim had difficulty talking. A one-month medication period did not help to ease the pain and doctors in Indonesia finally diagnosed him with paralysis of the vocal chords. A local ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialist referred Mr Halim to Singapore and recommended for him to consult doctors at the ENT department of Mount Elizabeth Hospital. The family was reassured by the fact that the specialist had previously referred patients to Singapore for medical treatment. Mr Halim arrived in Singapore shortly after, with his mother, son and daughter. ...

For three years, Vietnamese Mdm Nguyen Thi Sen experienced shortness of breath and frequent coughing. When her symptoms worsened a year ago, Mdm Nguyen consulted a specialist in Ho Chi Minh City who informed her of an impending heart problem. Mdm Nguyen’s daughter, Phuong Lee, decided to send her mother overseas for treatment. She felt that her mother’s condition was worsening and prompt treatment was required. Phuong Lee’s husband suggested that Mdm Nguyen be sent to the National Heart Centre in Singapore for consultation and treatment....

Three years ago, Vietnamese Ty Dieu Tran Chau started experiencing difficulty in breathing. She could not sleep properly at night and tired and pant easily when she climbed the stairs. Visits to the doctor over the three-year period always ended up with the same diagnosis – asthma. She was given medication to relieve her symptoms but they didn’t seem to work. ...

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