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Hip surgery in India? Insurance may pay - by: JoNel Aleccia,MSNBC


Burgeoning benefits could send hordes of U.S. patients abroad for care. Timmi Ryerson, a San Diego stock market analyst, says her left hip actually works again, thanks to an orthopedic specialist in I...

Robot takes the pain and guesswork out of knee and hip replacements - by: Denis Campbell ,Guardian -The Observer


British doctors have helped to create a surgical robot that will revolutionise treatment for the 160,000 people a year who are given a new knee or hip....

Spinal surgery expert joins Dubai Bone and Joint Center - by: ,Al-Bawaba


Spinal surgery expert joins Dubai Bone and Joint Center. Strengthens position as premiere center in region. Dubai Bone and Joint Center (DBAJ) is continuously strengthening its role as the premier cen...

Patients to beat NHS queues in EU plan for open health market - by: David Charter,The Times


Patients will find it easier to escape NHS queues and head across the Channel for treatment under an EU blueprint for European health tourism to be published tomorrow....

Indian hospital stay a holiday in hell no more - by: ,The Age


Many foreigners are now visiting Indian hospitals to have surgery, writes Amrit Dhillon in Delhi. THE term "medical tourism" may have to be revised as a new type of patient is admitted for treatmen...

As medical tourism industry rises, India becomes destination hotspot - by: CHRIS NELSON,Indus Business Journal


When the pain in Karen Stocking's right knee worsened several years ago to the point that it became difficult for her to walk, she decided to consult with an orthopedic surgeon for treatment options. ...

Medical tourism to earn Rs 8,000 cr a year by 2012 - by: IANS,The Economic Times


India is set to earn Rs 8,000 crore ($1.87 billion) a year in foreign exchange from medical tourism by 2012, according to a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham...

Surgery with a view - by: Wendy Champagne,The Sydney Morning Herald


Medical tourism is booming as governments battle to provide services.  A vision of moonlight on the Taj Mahal is probably the last thing on the mind of anyone considering dental work, yet it is a...

Medical tourism: Maine people and companies go abroad to save on surgery - by: Alison McKellar,InjuryBoard.com


Medical tourism, a growing travel phenomenon that combines international travel with various medical procedures, is the newest indication that Americans are fed up with expensive medical procedures, i...

Medical tourism's popularity on the rise - by: Chris Taylor,FT.com site


When David Woodman announced he was going to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for major dental work, his son Josef thought his dad had lost his mind. He had visions of untrained dentists burrowing into his fa...

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