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CeraRoot Dental Implants in Mexico

August 14th, 2014 Share

CeraRoot implants are a good option for people with missing teeth but who are allergic to metal. In Mexico, CeraRoot zirconia implants cost much lower than in the United States. In addition to cost savings, having your dental implants here gives you access to quality care provided by highly experienced dental professionals.

CeraRoot Implants in Mexico

What are the Advantages of Having CeraRoot Implants?

  • CeraRoot dental implants are made of zirconia, a highly biocompatible material which promotes complete osseointegration.
  • Unlike metal implants, CeroRoot zirconia implants cause no or fewer allergic reactions.
  • Traditional titanium implants come with their own set of aesthetic issues, especially in people with translucent or receding gums.
  • In such cases, their gums might end up with a grayish tinge to them.
  • CeraRoot implants are metal-free and white in color, and closely match with the natural tooth color.
  • Zirconia implants are resistant to chemical corrosion.
  • CeraRoot implants are placed in a single-stage surgery, which helps cut down implantation time.
  • Why Mexico?

    Traveling to Mexico for CeraRoot zirconia implants can help you benefit in the following ways:

  • Get a mouthful of teeth without emptying your pockets: The cost of CeraRoot implants in Mexico is much lower than in the United States. Expect to save almost 60%-70% of the US prices, by having your implant work done south of the border.
  • High standard dental care: Dental tourism in Mexico has taken off in a big way owing to the presence of numerous American-style internationally accredited dental clinics and hospitals. Despite carrying a low price-tag, dental treatments match up with what you would get back home in the United States.
  • Proximity: The major Mexican dental tourism hubs are not very far from the United States. Reduced travel cost and time add on to the entire experience.
  • English-speaking dental professionals: The fact that most of the dental professionals who cater to patients from other parts of the world can speak good English makes the thought of traveling to Mexico less intimidating.
    Prompt treatment: Your dental implant treatment will be scheduled promptly without placing you on a waiting list.

    A Beautiful Beach in Cancun - Mexico

    Destinations for Low Cost Dental Implants

    Thinking to cut down your dental implant costs while not traveling very far away from your home country? We have compiled a list of some of the Mexican dental tourism destinations which you may consider for your treatment:

  • Tijuana: A border city just about 17km from San Diego in California, Tijuana is a convenient location for Americans. The closest American airport to the Mexican border city is in San Diego.
  • Los Algodones: It is a tiny Mexican border town just about 7 miles from Yuma, Arizona that comes alive with snowbirds looking to refurbish their smiles every winter. Home to over 350 dentists, Los Algodones is a prime dental tourism destination in Mexico.
  • Cancun: It is a pulsating resort city known for its picturesque beauty as well as state-of-the-art dental clinics which will help you regain your glorious smile for just a fraction of the American prices. Welcoming dental staff sensitive to the needs of North American patients will help you have a comfortable stay.
  • And if you have a holiday on your mind, then Cancun can be your best bet as the city’s charming beaches and the not-so-far-away Mayan ruins are bound to enchant you.

    CeraRoot dental implants are all-ceramic and metal-free. Their additional features such as aesthetics, bio-compatibility, and durability make them a perfect solution for missing teeth.

    If their high costs in your home country are a hindrance, then consider having your CeraRoot teeth implants in Mexico.

    We will help you have a comfortable dental trip abroad.

    For more information, fill in the FREE Quote-request form on the right.

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    Renal Transplant in India for Rwandan Residents

    July 18th, 2014 Share

    Lack of medical infrastructure in Rwanda forces many a resident of the country suffering from renal diseases to seek kidney transplantation outside of their country. India, with its quality kidney transplant which costs much lower than in the West, offers Rwandans a new lease of life.

    Renal Transplant in India

    Kidney failure is best treated with a transplant. When kidneys lose their vital function to remove excess waste and fluid from the blood, the latter can accumulate to dangerous levels.

    How much will it Cost?

    • Package Cost in India: $19,600
    • Inclusive of: One anti-rejection injection
    • Average Kidney Transplant Costs in:

      United States: $44,000
      o Canada: $29,000
      o United Kingdom : $29,000

    • Your cost savings – India Vs:

      United States: 55%
      o Canada: 32%
      o United Kingdom: 32%

    Why is a Kidney Transplant Required?

    • A kidney transplant is required for kidney failure treatment when the kidneys operate sub-optimally.
    • End stage kidney diseases are usually a result of:
    o Diabetes
    o Hypertension
    o Inflamed and scarred filters of your kidney (in a condition called chronic glomerulonephritis)
    • When diet, medication, and other types of treatments fail to enable the kidneys to function properly, you may be considered a candidate for kidney transplant.

    What are Its Risks and Complications?

    Some of the risks of a kidney transplant are:
    • Bleeding
    • Clotting of blood
    • Blockage of or leakage from the ureters which connect the kidney with the bladder
    • Body’s rejection of the new kidney
    • Donated kidney’s failure

    What are the Laws for Renal Transplant in India?

    Rwandans considering India for a transplant should be aware of the following rules applicable on organ transplantation in the country:
    • Organ sale is strictly banned as per the Indian organ transplantation laws
    • Foreigners cannot procure a kidney from a local donor.
    • They can only arrange for a donor who is a close relative (a sibling, a parent, their own children, or spouse).
    • They need to appear before an authorization committee for approval.

    What happens in a Transplant?

    • General anesthesia is administered to the patient.
    • An incision is made by the surgeon in the lower abdomen, and the donated kidney is put into place.
    • The old kidneys are usually not removed, unless they are resulting in complications such as hypertension and infection.
    • Blood vessels in your lower kidney right above one of your legs are attached with the blood vessels of the new kidney.
    • The ureter (tube-like structure which connects the kidney to the bladder) of your new kidney is attached with the bladder.
    • A kidney transplant procedure lasts between three and six hours.
    • On an average, you will have to spend eight days at the hospital.

    Well-furnished Room at the Hospital

    Know About the Hospital

    Your kidney transplant will be done at one of the top hospitals of India which has Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation. The hospital is known for highly competent doctors, a highly international patient-friendly English-speaking staff, comfortable patient rooms and state-of-the-art equipment.

    Located strategically in North India, just about 160 miles from the national capital of New Delhi, the hospital has a Center for Excellence in Renal Sciences, which a special Intensive Care Unit for renal patients and has provision for the latest procedures, such as minimally invasive laparoscopic kidney removal for the purpose of donation.

    International patients are given a host of facilities such as FREE airport pick-up, wireless Internet access, language interpretation services, visa assistance, etc.

    India – A Quick Travel Guide

    • The Indira Gandhi International Airport serving New Delhi is the closest international airport to the hospital.
    • It will take you about 5 hours by road to get to the hospital from the airport.
    • As mentioned, you will be given FREE pick-up from the airport.
    • The average flying time between Kigali and New Delhi is 11 hours 45 minutes.
    • When applying for a medical visa, a visa requisition letter issued by the Indian hospital will be sent to the country’s embassy in Rwanda.

    We, at Medical Tourism Corporation, will help you have a fruitful medical trip to the country sans any hassles. Contact us for a free kidney transplant quote-form now.

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    Brain and Spinal Tumor Treatment in India for Africans

    July 9th, 2014 Share

    Treatment for brain and spinal tumor in India can be considered by Africans looking for affordable cancer treatment without compromising quality.

    In northern Africa, brain tumors are the second most common tumors among children. In the absence of adequate health facilities in the continent, Africans are left with no choice but to seek treatment in the other parts of the world.

    And those intimidated by high costs of brain and neck cancers in countries such as the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, will find India (which offers tremendous savings) an option worth considering.

    Brain and Spinal Tumor Treatment - Radiation Therapy


    What are Brain and Spinal Tumors?

  • Both the skull and the spinal column are the main parts of the central nervous system (CNS).
  • Any unusual tissue growths on them are tumors.
  • Brain and spinal tumors can be of two types: benign tumors (non-cancerous) and malignant tumors (cancerous).
  • Tumors can impinge on sensitive tissue and interfere with the normal functioning of the nervous system.
  • Primary tumors are the ones originating in the brain or the spinal cord.
  • These are a result of uncontrolled growth around the cells surrounding and supporting the neurons.
  • Primary tumors may also result from certain genetic diseases such as tuberous sclerosis.
  • Radiation and certain kinds of chemicals can also result in brain and spinal tumors.
  • Some of the common symptoms of brain tumor are:
    • Headaches
    • Seizure
    • Nausea
    • Unclear vision
    • Auditory problems
    • Behavioral problems

    Common Types of Treatments

  • Cancer Surgery – While surgery helps reduce the amount of tumor that needs to be removed with radiation therapy, it also helps reduce the build-up of pressure in the skull. Additionally, it helps alleviate symptoms of brain tumor, such as headaches, nauseous feeling, and blurred vision.
  • Radiation Therapy – In radiotherapy, high energy waves (x-rays) are used to treat cancer. Radiotherapy may either be used after surgery to treat any tumors which could not be removed by your surgeon or reduce the likelihood of the tumor to come back in the future. It may also be used as the primary treatment in case the surgeon cannot access the tumor through surgery.
  • Chemotherapy – It makes use of cancer-annihilating drugs. These anti-cancer drugs are administered either through vein (IV) or the mouth. In some cases, cerebrospinal fluid may be directly injected with drugs. This is done through a ventricular access catheter which is inserted into the skull.

    Hospital Close to New Delhi in India


    About the Hospital

    The hospital where your brain and spinal tumor treatment will be done is a modern facilitating boasting international accreditation and a highly competent staff. An overview of the hospital:

  • US-based Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited
  • Just a few hours from New Delhi, the capital of the country
  • Multifaceted team of medical professionals with global exposure
  • Multidisciplinary neuro-oncology group
  • Comprehensive program covering all aspects of cancer care from diagnosis to rehabilitation
  • World-class infrastructure
  • Numerous support services, such as dermatology, diet and nutrition, cancer support groups, and palliative care
  • Additional Services

    To ensure that the African medical tourists have an easy stay, they are provided a number of services, such as:
    Support of an exclusive International Patient Service department assisting you in everything from travel documents to keeping your folks back home informed

  • FREE airport-hospital road transportation (from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi)
  • FREE Wi-Fi internet in the hospital premises
  • English-speaking staff; language interpreter services, if needed
  • Banking facilities, such as an ATM
  • Foreign currency exchange facility
  • Supermarket
  • 24*7 restaurant
  • Highlights of Your Treatment in India

  • Pay just about 60% to 70% of the average prices charged for brain and spinal treatment in the West
  • Treatment by well-experienced neurosurgeons and oncologists
  • Quick scheduling of surgery appointments without being part of waiting lists
  • Top-notch internationally accredited hospital which features state-of-the-art equipment and has a caring and hospitable staff accustomed to the needs of foreign patients
  • Quick and easy communication, minus the linguistic impediments
  • Brain tumor, earlier thought to be rare in Africa, is quite widespread. Take Ghana, for example. As per a 2009 report by Dr. Nii Bonney Andrews published in GhanaDot, the number of brain tumor patients in the country varies between 3,000 and 17,000 at any given time.

    One solution to the lack of medical infrastructure is medical tourism in India. Contact us for more details on brain and spine tumor surgery in the country.

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    Guide to Kidney Transplant in India for Nigerians

    June 29th, 2014 Share

    End-stage chronic kidney disease is widespread in Nigeria affecting over 26% of the population*. The cost of renal care in the African country is high, just like in many countries of the west.

    Under such circumstances, kidney transplant in India is a good option for Nigerians seeking quality and low cost treatment options outside of their home country.

    Kidney Transplant for Nigerians in India

    What is a Kidney Transplant?

  • Also known as renal transplantation, it is an organ transplant of the kidney done in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (end-stage renal disease) or kidney failure.
  • End-stage renal disease is a common outcome of malignant high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, and focal glomerular sclerosis.
  • Two sources of kidneys are living donors and deceased donors.
  • During a kidney transplant, instead of making space for the new kidney by removing dysfunctional kidneys, the former is placed in the iliac fossa.
  • To allow blood flow to the new kidney to make it function properly, blood vessels from the lower abdomen are attached to those of the new kidney.
  • The surgery is a complex one taking about three to four hours for completion.
  • On an average, eight days of hospitalization are required.
  • How much will a Transplant Cost?

    Kidney transplant costs in India are much lower than in the west. At $19,600, our package price for a kidney transplant is only about 10% of the prices charged in the US.

    Why Should I choose India for Renal Transplant?

  • Choose the country in case you are looking to rein in your costs; our package price for kidney transplant is only about 10% of the prices charged on an average in the United States.
  • If quality care along with big savings is on your mind, then the country should top your list of possible surgical destinations.
  • Consider the country if you are looking for surgery at an internationally accredited hospital.
  • Communication is swift and free of any linguistic impediments, thanks to our dedicated team of English-speaking case managers and multi-lingual staff at our network hospital.
  • There are regular flights between Lagos and New Delhi. Qatar Airways, Etihad, Ethiopian, Royal Jordanian and Virgin Atlantic are some of the airlines which operate daily flights between India and Nigeria. Average duration of a flight is 13 hours.
  • What are the Legal Aspects?

    All kidney transplants fall under the legal purview of the Indian government. Nigerians considering the country for their transplant should pay attention to the following:

  • It is better to opt for a living donor, preferably a close relative.
  • Your own children, spouse, parents, or siblings may be considered close relative.
  • A document certifying the relationship between the kidney donor and the receiver will have to be issued by the Nigerian embassy in the country.
  • It is important to note that no financial consideration should be involved in a kidney donation. Procuring a kidney in exchange for cash is strictly prohibited under the Indian laws.

    Well-appointed Patient Room at the Indian Hospital

    Where will My Transplant be performed?

    Your kidney transplant will be done at a well-equipped internationally accredited hospital which has been a magnet for international patients, especially from Africa, who are seeking to stretch their naira.
    The following is a sneak-peek into the hospital features:

  • State-of-the-art center of excellence dedicated to renal sciences
  • All-inclusive kidney transplant program adhering to stringent protocols
  • Multidisciplinary team of renal doctors, urologists and surgeons with international exposure
  • Competent hospital staff providing personalized care
  • Renal ICU
  • Recognized by the US-based Joint Commission International (JCI)
  • Self-containing hospital featuring comfortable and neat patient rooms, ATM, bank branch, currency exchange facility, supermarket, café, blood bank and a lot more
  • What Kind of Assistance will I get?
    So that you have a smooth medical trip to the country, you are offered numerous facilities, such as:

  • Ground transfers between the New Delhi international airport and the hospital (distance: approx. 260 km) for absolutely FREE
  • Complimentary access to Wi-Fi Internet in the hospital premises
  • Complete assistance with travel documents, such as visas
  • Translators, if required
  • An exclusive Guest Relation Executive team to keep your loved ones back home fully updated throughout your stay
  • Destination assistance and help in shopping around for air-tickets
  • In light of lack of insurance coverage of renal care and government subsidies, and the immense financial burden of a transplant in Nigeria, renal transplant in India in an option worth considering as the country is an established destination for international patients looking to cut down costs without cutting corners on the quality of care they receive.

    *Source: “Kidney transplantation in a low-resource setting: Nigeria experience” by Fatiu Abiola Arogundade. Kidney International Supplements (2013) 3, 241–245

    Fill in the estimate-form on the right for a FREE Quote and more information.

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    Urology in India for Burundians

    June 24th, 2014 Share

    India is a good alternative for Burundians seeking quality urological treatments that suit their pocket. Medical Tourism Corporation facilitates urological procedures at one of the prime hospitals of the country which boasts international accreditation and has one of the best teams of urologists in India.

    Urinary Treatment in India for Burundians


    Urological Treatments Offered

    We offer the following urological treatments for Burundians in India are:

    Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
    It is a kind of surgery of the prostate which helps ameliorate urinary symptoms resulting from an enlarged prostate (which is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia). A resectoscope is used to cut away redundant prostate tissues that block urinal flow.

    Hospital stay of about three days is required.

    GreenLight Laser Prostatectomy
    GreenLight Laser treatment for BPH is a minimally invasive procedure that helps treat urinary symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate.

    In this procedure, tiny fiber is inserted into the urethra through a cystoscope which channels high-power laser energy to the extra prostate tissues. The result is a wider channel for urine to flow through.

    Average duration of hospital stay is two days.

    Transurethral Resection of the Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
    This procedure helps in the diagnosis and removal of cancers of the bladder. A cystoscope is passed up through the urethra into the bladder. Cancer tissues are cut away and burnt using a resectoscope.

    On an average four days are required in the hospital.

    Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)
    This is a surgical procedure which helps improve urinary flow by removing stenosis in the bladder. A BNI involves making two cuts in the bladder neck area using a thin laser fiber or cutting instrument. Hospital stay is about three days.

    Optical Internal Urethrotomy
    It is a procedure that treats urethral strictures (scarring of the urethra) which may interfere with the normal urinal flow. An electronic knife with a telescope is used to remove that part of the stricture which may be obstructing the flow of urine.

    Length of hospital stay is two days.

    Laser Cystolithotripsy
    It is the surgical removal of bladder stones using laser energy which is directed through a firing fiber. On an average two days are required in the hospital.

    Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy
    It is a minimally invasive option to traditional open radical cystectomy used to treat cancers of the bladder that have invaded muscles. Average length of hospital stay is seven days.

    Ureteroscopic Removal of Bladder Stones
    A ureteroscope is a device that is used to examine the urinary tract. It is used to find any bladder stones which are removed through a tiny basket attached to a thin wire inserted through an extra conduit in the ureteroscope. You will have to spend two days on an average for your bladder stone removal through ureteroscope.

    Ureteral Reimplantation
    Ureteral reimplant surgery helps correct any abnormally placed ureters that connect with the bladder. Improperly placed ureters force urine to flow back into the kidney in a condition known as vesicoureteral reflux.

    Hospital stay required is five days.

    Kidney Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
    It is a surgical procedure which removes kidney stones sized 2cm or more. This is done by making a tiny puncture wound of about 1cm. Average length of hospitalization is three days.

    How Much You Pay?

    Take a look at our package prices for various urological surgeries in India:
    • TURP: $3,600
    • TURBT: $2,400
    • GreenLight Laser Prostatectomy: $6,000
    • BNI: $2,900
    • Optical Internal Urethrotomy: $2,100
    • Laser Cystolithotripsy: $2,900
    • Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy: $5,800
    • Bladder Stone Removal with Ureteroscope: $2,700
    • Ureteral Reimplant Surgery: $3,200
    • PCNL: $3,500
    As of June 2014, 1 USD = 1,535 Burundian Francs (BIF)

    JCI-accredited Hospital in India; Hospital Accommodation (inset)

    Where will Your Treatment be done?

    Burundians can look forward to having their urology surgery at one of the foremost hospitals located in the north of India, which boasts Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation.
    The hospital runs a comprehensive urological program using state-of-the-art equipment. Take a sneak peek at its urology department:
    • Advanced technology such as 180 watts DIODE “Life” Laser, Dornier MedTech Lithotripters, Flexible Nephroscopy, Diagnostic Ureteroscopy, and Harmonic scalpel
    • Highly experienced team of professionals
    • Multidisciplinary approach
    • Modern operation theaters featuring laminar flow system

    Additional Facilities for Your Comfortable Stay

    To ensure Burundians have a hassle-free medical trip, the hospital offers a host of facilities such as:
    • Help with visa application
    • English-speaking staff
    • Language translators
    • Extra care of your special dietary requirements
    • 24-hour restaurant
    • ATM
    • Currency exchange
    • Complimentary transportation between the international airport in Delhi and the hospital
    • Complimentary Internet

    Some of the key takeaways of a medical trip to India for urology are massive cost savings (our package prices are almost 60% to 70% lower than the average American prices), no wait-times and easily fixable surgical appointments, access to the best urologists in the country, and quality care.

    Contact us for all the details via the estimate-request form on the right.

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    Breast Cancer Treatment in India for Africans

    June 18th, 2014 Share

    Increasing incidence of breast cancer in Africa is attributed to early onset of menstruation, postponement of child bearing, obesity and having fewer babies.

    As most of the African countries lack the infrastructure to fight breast cancer, India offers them a ray of hope with its superior medical facilities and affordable cancer care.

    Breast Cancer Treatment in India for Africans

    Some Statistics on Breast Cancer in Africa

  • There were an estimated 92,600 female breast cancer cases in Africa in 2008.
  • 5-year breast cancer survival rates in Africa are poor. While the survival rate in the USA is as high 90%, in countries such as Uganda, Gambia and Algeria, it is less than 50%.
  • Breast cancer was the leading cause of cancer-deaths in Southern African women in 2008.
  • Breast cancer rates have become twice the rates prevailing over the two decades back.
  • (Source: American Cancer Society. Cancer in Africa. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; 2011.)

    Top JCI Accredited Hospital for Your Treatment

    The Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospital Medical Tourism Corporation has networked with has one of the best infrastructures for breast cancer treatments in India.

    Here is a snapshot:

  • The hospital runs an all-inclusive cancer program, covering everything from diagnosis to rehabilitation.
  • It features doctors specializing in medical and surgical oncology, and radiation therapy.
  • It has a dedicated Department of Medical Oncology which uses chemotherapy and allied medications for cancer management, and is run by a well-experienced team of oncologists.
  • The hospital’s Radiation Oncology Department run state-of-the-art programs not to be found in the majority of the radiation centers in the country.
  • The hospital’s Surgical Oncology Department is run by a proficient team of surgeons who perform an absolute range of cancer and reconstructive surgeries.
  • It also has a breast surgery specialty clinic.
  • Some of the cancer treatments provided at the hospital are:
    • Chemotherapy
    • Target Therapy
    • Partial Breast Irradiation (PBI) and other radiation treatments
    • Palliative Therapy
  • You will also find a number of support services offered by the hospital, such as dermal care, nutrition, counseling, cancer support groups, and rehabilitation.
  • For a detailed list of your breast cancer treatment options, fill up the estimate-request form on the right.

    You will be taken care by a hospitable English-speaking staff. For your stay to be as comfortable as possible, you will find a 24/7 restaurant, an ATM, a bank branch, currency exchange, and even language translators.


    Bilingual Signboard at the Indian Hospital; the Hospital (inset)

    Complimentary Services Offered

    We offer the following services for absolutely FREE to our clients from Africa:

  • Ground transfers from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi
  • Wireless Internet in the hospital area
  • Help with travel documents, such as visa and passport
  • Local sightseeing arrangements
  • Language interpreters
  • Complete destination assistance
  • Brief Travel Guide to India for Africans

  • The hospital is located in the north Indian town of Mohali.
  • Mohali neighbors Chandigarh, an important city in the region.
  • The distance between the hospital and the New Delhi international airport, which happens to be the closest to Mohali, is about 260km.
  • When applying for a medical visa to enter the country, you will have to provide letters issued by your local doctors as well as our network hospital recommending your breast cancer treatment in India.
  • The most suitable period for visiting the country is from October to March.
  • Make sure you keep a handy list of commonly used words in Hindi to address any language barrier issues you may face outside the hospital.
  • You might find the spice levels in the local cuisine to be too high for your liking; do tell your preferences when ordering food.
  • There are regular flights operating between Delhi and the major African cities, such as Harare, Kigali, Addis Ababa, Nairobi, and Accra; we can help you shop around for airfare and flight bookings.
  • Pros of Choosing India for Your Cancer Treatment

  • Save 60% to 70% of the prices charged in the United States and other western countries.
  • Get top-notch care at a modern internationally accredited hospital.
  • No hassles in having your treatment scheduled in time.
  • Prompt communication with our case managers who are ready to answer all your queries.
  • No linguistic barriers, thanks to a hospitable English-speaking staff.
  • We are here to make your trip to India for breast cancer surgery as smooth as possible. Contact us through the online quote-form on the right for more information.

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    Neurosurgery in India – An Alternative for Rwandans

    June 16th, 2014 Share

    Neuro and spinal surgeries are available at India’s top internationally accredited hospitals. Traveling to the country gives hope to citizens of Rwanda beleaguered by lack of treatment options in their home country.


    Neurology and Spinal Treatment

    Why Consider India?

  • Pay just about 70% to 80% of the prices quoted for neurosurgery in the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries with superior medical infrastructure.
  • Access to well-experienced and the best neurosurgeons in India boasting global exposure.
  • Timely scheduling of neurological and spinal procedures without any waiting period.
  • Minimal communication troubles as the doctors we work with and staff at the hospital under our network can speak English well.
  • Complete travel assistance – right from airfare comparison, visa assistance to booking hotel accommodation.
  • How Much for Your Neuro-spinal Surgery?

    The following is the price of neurological and spinal procedures we offer in India:

  • Spinal Fusion (double level) – $10,700
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Procedure – $7,100
  • Microdiscectomy – $5,200
  • Laminectomy – $4,600
  • Kyphoplasty – $11,800
  • Carpal Tunnel Release – $4,200
  • Spinal Fusion along with Decompression and Arthroplasty – $13,000
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery – $4,200
  • Patient Testimonial

    Take a look at this video which shows how multiple sclerosis liberation treatment in India helped Yara Senno, a Canadian citizen, get a new lease on life (click on the hyperlink). Yara sums up her testimonial saying that everything was beyond her expectations.

    Waiting Area At Our Network Hospital in India

    About The Hospital

    We are associated with numerous hospitals across India which are known for providing quality care in accordance with international standards.

    One such hospital where we facilitate neuro and spinal procedures for Rwandans boasts Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation. Here is a quick run-down of the hospital:

  • Suitably located for Rwandans as the hospital is only about 5 hours drive from international airport in Delhi
  • An exclusive department for neurosciences featuring state-of-the-art equipment and competent neurosurgeons
  • Special Neuro Intensive Care unit (ICU) and Operation Theater (OT)
  • Round-the-clock staff to take care of patients
  • Well-experienced team of neuro-oncologists for treating brain and spinal tumors
  • Procedures offered:
    • Effective treatment programs for aneurysms
    • Treatment of tremors, dystonia and Parkinson’s Disease with Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Spinal treatments for stenosis and spinal stabilization
    • Cervical and lumbar disc herniation treatments
    • Spinal deformity (scoliosis) treatments
    • Spinal cord injury treatments
    • Treatment of movement disorders
    • Peripheral nerve disorder treatments
    • Multiple sclerosis treatment
    • Cervical disc replacement

    Services Provided at the Hospital

    To ensure that medical tourists from Kigali, Butare, Gitarama, Ruhengeri and other parts of Rwanda have an enhanced experience, the hospital provides a gamut of services for their smooth stay:

  • Language translators
  • Bank branch with ATM
  • Forex changer
  • Hotel accommodation bookings
  • Help with travel documents such as passport and visa
  • Well-furnished rooms (you can also opt for super-luxurious master suite or deluxe and semi-deluxe rooms)
  • Departmental store
  • FREE ground transportation between the hospital and the New Delhi international airport
  • FREE Wi-Fi access
  • Quick Travel Guide

  • Schedule your neurospinal surgery in the winter season (mid October to March); the north of the country, where the hospital is located, reels under intense heat in the months of April, May, and June. The period from July to September marks the rainy season.
  • Some of the airlines that connect between Kigali (IATA: KGL) and Delhi (IATA: DEL) are Kenya Airways, Ethiopian, Qatar Airways and RwandAir.
  • It will take you about 11 hours by air to travel between Kigali and New Delhi.
  • Once you reach the airport, one of our drivers will be there to pick you up.
  • Again, we would like to mention that our airport transfers are complimentary.
  • Though you won’t face any language hurdles inside the hospital, we advise you to carry a handy list of commonly used Hindi words such as Namaste (hello/goodbye), kaise hai aap (how are you?), rasta kho gaye hai (I’ve lost my way), kuch samajh nahi aa raha (I don’t understand), yeh kitne ka hai (how much is this?).

    Rwandans in need for quality neurospinal procedures that suit their pocket can turn to India as the country has carved a name for itself as a value-for-money destination for complex surgical treatments.

    Fill in the quote-request form on the right for a FREE Quote and other information to be delivered into your inbox.

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    Guide to Renal Transplant in India for Zimbabweans

    June 13th, 2014 Share

    Kidney transplant is the procedure resorted to when a person suffers from kidney failure or end stage kidney disease.

    Zimbabweans in need of a kidney transplant can consider India as the country offers quality renal care for prices much lower than in the West.

    This article is a guide for Zimbabweans considering India for a renal transplant.

    Major Causes of Kidney Failure

    How much will it cost?

    Our packages for kidney transplant cost $19,600. This is inclusive of the cost of one anti-rejection injection.
    (Note: The prices mentioned on the website can be altered without any notification. For the latest information, contact us through the quote-form on the right.)

    Where will my kidney transplant be done?

    We facilitate kidney transplant at a Joint Commission International (JCI) certified hospital, which is just a few hours by road from the international airport serving Delhi.

    Below is a brief overview of the hospital:

  • Modern facility using cutting-edge equipment
  • Dedicated department of renal care
  • Latest diagnostic and imaging equipment
  • Special renal Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Nephrology services par excellence
  • Doctors trained from prestigious institutes across the world
  • Personalized care provided by a courteous English-speaking staff
  • Special international patient service cell to take care of all your needs
  • Numerous facilities such as bank branch, ATM, currency changer, 24/7 restaurant, language translators, etc.
  • How will I gain from surgery in India?

  • Enjoy savings – On an average, Zimbabweans can save almost 90% of the prices charged in the countries of the West by traveling to India for kidney transplant.
  • Access to international standards of care – Our network hospital is a stickler for quality care and has both national and international accreditations; the fact it receives hundreds of African medical tourists every year bears testimony to the level of services provided at the hospital.
  • Smooth communication – Our English-speaking case managers ensure you have smooth and prompt communication right from the time you first contact us through our quote-form. When in the country too, you won’t have to countenance any major language issues, as the hospital’s doctors and staff are proficient in English.
  • Can I purchase a kidney?

    No, as per the country’s organ donation laws, buying or selling a kidney is strictly banned. The relationship between you and your kidney donor (preferably a family member) will have to be established by your country’s embassy in India. Kidney can be donated only for altruistic reasons.

    How do I reach the hospital?

  • Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, and South African Airways are some of the airlines operating regular flights between Harare and Delhi.
  • The average flight time is 14 hours.
  • Once you reach the international airport at Delhi, one of our drivers will be there to pick you up and drop you till the hospital.
  • Our airport transfer services are absolutely FREE.
  • What do I need to know before traveling for a transplant?

    The following are some handy travel-related tips for Zimbabweans contemplating India for a kidney transplant:

  • You will have to apply for a medical visa.
  • Referral letters issued by your local doctor/hospital in Zimbabwe and the hospital where your kidney transplant will be done will be required when applying for a medical visa.
  • The winter season in the north of the country (where the hospital is located) runs from mid October to March. The winter season is also the ideal time to visit the country.
  • Make sure you don’t give alms to beggars; better donate to a charitable trust or an orphanage.
  • As tap water in the country may not be potable, make sure you drink only bottled water.
  • The local currency is the rupee (INR). Exchange rate as of June 2014, 1 US$ = 59.50 INR.
  • Conservative dressing is recommended for females.
  • If you have local sightseeing on your mind, we can provide you assistance for the same.
  • We can also help you find a hotel accommodation close to the hospital which may be required before and/or after your hospitalization.

    Indian Hospital - Reception Area

    Are there any language tips?

    You will be in a language barrier-free environment inside the hospital. However, there are chances you might face communication impediments when you step out of the hospital premises. The following is a list of common words in Hindi which can help you get out of such a situation:

  • “Namaste” is a common greeting in Hindi language.
  • “Kaise hay aap” is “how are you” in Hindi.
  • If you have lost your way, then say “Kho gaye hay”.
  • Politely say “Kuch samajh nahi aa raha” when you want to convey you don’t understand a thing!
  • Want your food less spicy? Don’t forget to mention “mirch kum”.
  • Zimbabweans considering kidney transplant in India can contact us through the quote-form on the right. We are here to help you have a hassle-free medical trip.

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    Urology in India – An Option for Ethiopians

    June 10th, 2014 Share

    Ethiopians looking for cheaper and quality options for urological surgery abroad will find India to be a suitable option, given the country’s well-established medical tourism industry, which offers international patients a combination of international level care and substantial cost savings.

    Urinary Treatments in India

    Treatments Offered

  • Kidney transplant: It refers to the process of placement of a healthy kidney in patients suffering from end-stage renal diseases or kidney failure.
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP): It is a surgical procedure to relieve urinary symptoms resulting from an enlarged prostate (a condition also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
  • Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT): It is a procedure which helps in diagnosing bladder wall cancers and also removing any suspect growths or tumors.
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL): This is a procedure to remove kidney stones that are large, hard or do not respond to other forms of kidney stone removal procedures. PCNL is suitable for kidney stones sized more than 2 cm.
  • Bladder Neck Incision (BNI): It is a procedure which helps get relief from urinary symptoms and improves urine flow by removing obstructions in bladder neck or any scarring in the urethra.
  • Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy: It is a minimally invasive procedure to remove the bladder and the nearby organs that may have cancer cells.
  • GreenLight Laser Prostatectomy: It is a procedure in which GreenLight laser is used to vaporize extra tissue in an enlarged prostate.
  • Our Package Prices

  • Kidney Transplantation: $19,600 or 383,768 ETB
  • GreenLight Laser Prostate Surgery: $6,000 or 117,480 ETB
  • TURP: $3,600 or 70,488 ETB
  • Bladder Neck Incision (BNI): $2,900 or 56,782 ETB
  • Laser Cystolithotripsy: $2,900 or 56,782 ETB
  • TURBT: $2,400 or 46,992 ETB
  • Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy: $5,800 or 113,564 ETB
  • Kidney Stone Removal (PCNL): $3,500 or 68,530 ETB
  • Ureteral Reimplant Surgery: $3,200 or 62,656 ETB
  • Exchange Rate as of June 2014: 1 US$ = 19.58 Ethiopian Birr (ETB)

    Cafeteria at the Hospital in India

    Pros of Choosing India for Urological Surgery

    Ethiopians will find the following to their advantage if they choose India for urological treatment:

    Save big
    If you compare the cost of urological treatments in India with the average prices charged in the western countries, you will find the former to be almost 70% lower than the latter.

    Treatment at a leading hospital of the country

  • Ethiopians can expect world-class care at a Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospital we have under our network.
  • This hospital runs an all-inclusive urology program and features a Renal Intensive Care Unit.
  • It takes pride in serving the north of the country successfully for over 13 years.
  • It features modern equipment and a highly experienced multidisciplinary team of doctors.
  • Minimal language problems
    This hospital features English-speaking doctors and their support staff; to minimize language barriers, the hospital can also arrange for translators.

    Quick turnaround time
    We will help you secure surgical appointments sans any wait-times. What’s more, quick turnaround rates ensure you don’t spend substantial time away in a foreign country on a medical trip.

    Competent doctors
    In our pursuit to provide the best patient care, we have a competent team of urologists under our network.

    Numerous services for FREE
    Ethiopians can look forward to an enhanced medical tourism experience as we offer a number of support-services for absolutely FREE, such as:

  • Complimentary airport-hospital transfers
  • Gratis Wi-Fi access at the hospital premises
  • Assistance in visa, passport, and local sightseeing
  • Accommodation bookings close to the hospital
  • With one flight per day between Addis Ababa and New Delhi, and subsequent gratis airport transfers, Ethiopians will find it easy to get to the hospital.

    We recommend that you plan your surgical trip in the period between October and March, as this period marks the winter season in the north of the country.

    For more information on urology in India, fill in the online Quote-request form on the right to get in touch with us.

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    Urology in India for Tanzanians

    June 4th, 2014 Share

    Kidney stone removal, prostate surgery, urological cancer procedures, kidney transplantation and other urological treatments in India benefit Tanzanians as they get access to quality care at internationally accredited hospitals. And the treatment costs are not as high as in the western countries.

    Medical Tourism Corporation has networked with a Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospital in the country, which offers urological treatments of global standards.

    Urology in India - an Option for Tanzanians

    JCI-accredited Hospital for Your Urology Treatment

    Potential medical tourists from Tanzania in their quest for affordable urological treatment can expect the best of patient care. We have networked with one of the prime hospitals of the country, which is highly sought by international patients, especially those from Africa and the Middle East.

    A quick rundown of the hospital features:
    - All-inclusive urology program synonymous with high quality and the latest urological treatments
    - World-class facilities and cutting edge equipment
    - Exclusive renal intensive care unit (ICU)
    - Experienced team of urologists and uro-oncologists
    - Clean and well-appointed patient accommodation, subject to availability (right from single and double-sharing rooms to a posh presidential suite)
    - A helpful and hospitable department servicing international patients, and providing all kinds of assistance, such as:
    o Visa and other travel documentations help
    o Hotel accommodation bookings
    o Arrangement for language interpreters
    o Updating your loved ones back home with your progress
    o Chalking out a local sightseeing program, if desired
    - Caring doctors and their support staff proficient in English
    - Number of complimentary services, such as FREE airport-hospital ground transportation and Wi-Fi access

    How much will It Cost?

    - Kidney Transplant – $19,600
    - GreenLight Prostate Surgery – $6,000
    - Lap. Radical Cystectomy – $5,800
    - TURP – $3,600
    - TURBT – $2,400
    - Kidney Stone Removal (PCNL) – $3,500
    - Ureteral Reimplant Surgery – $3,200
    - Laser Optical Urethrotomy – $2,900

    Common Urological Procedures Offered

    Kidney Transplantation
    - It is the surgical placement of a healthy kidney (taken from a donor) that will take over the function of kidneys suffering from end-stage diseases.
    - Some of the common causes of end-stage kidney disease are:
    o Diabetes
    o High blood pressure
    - Alternative name: Renal transplant
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 8 days.

    GreenLight Laser Prostatectomy
    - It is a minimally invasive procedure which treats urinary symptoms caused by Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH).
    - GreenLight Laser Prostactemy is a procedure which targets redundant prostate tissues with high-power laser without affecting the healthy tissues.
    - Alternative names: Green light laser prostate surgery, green light laser ablation of prostate
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 2 days.

    Well-furnished Patient Accommodation at the Hospital

    Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
    - It involves surgically excising away part of the enlarged prostate gland.
    - Extra prostate tissue is cut away using a heated loop inserted through the penis up into the urethra.
    - The loop gets heated up when electric current passes through it.
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 3 days.

    Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy
    - It is a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open radical cystectomy.
    - It is a technique used for treating bladder cancers which either have invaded muscles or are superficial.
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 7 days.

    Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
    - This procedure treats kidney stones which are 2 cm or larger in size.
    - It may also be used for kidney stones which have not been broken adequately by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL).
    - The procedure involves removal of stone through a tube.
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 3 days.

    Transurethral Surgery
    - Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumor (TURBT) refers to the removal of tumors present on the bladder wall.
    - In this procedure, the bladder tumors are removed and then examined to determine the future course of treatment.
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 4 days.

    - It helps treat bladder stones.
    - It involves insertion of a lithotripter attached to a camera.
    - The lithotripter crushes bladder stones into smaller bits and gets rid of them.
    - Average duration of hospitalization: 2 days

    We also offer –
    - Bladder Neck Incision (BNI) (for decreasing urinary symptoms caused by bladder neck stenosis)
    - Optical Internal Urethrotomy (for relief from strictures)
    - Ureteral Reimplant Surgery (for correcting abnormally placed ureters to help prevent urine reflux into the kidney from the bladder)
    - Uro-oncology

    Medical Travel-related Information

    The following is some travel-related information for Tanzanians considering urinary treatment in India:
    - The currency of the country is the Indian Rupee (INR); as of June 2014, 1 INR = 28.28 Tanzanian Shillings.
    - Schedule your trip in the period from October to March to enjoy the north Indian winter.
    - The hospital is just about 5-hours’ drive from the New Delhi international airport.
    - You will need reference letters issued by our network hospital as well as your local doctor/hospital when applying for a medical visa.
    - The local cuisine can be too hot for your palate; do not worry as our network hospital takes care of your special dietary needs.

    We will be pleased to facilitate your urological surgery in India. Fill the FREE quote-request form on the right so that one of our case managers can get back to you with the various treatment options and answer all your queries.

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