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Save Your Heart and Your Bank Account

Heart surgery can break the bank. An American heart bypass procedure can cost a patient over $144,000. Patients are finding medical tourism a more sensible option, with an Indian heart bypass procedure only costing around $5,200.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Couples wanting children are often faced with infertility problems and these problems are on the rise. IVF or In Vitro Fertilization is a major treatment to overcome infertility. With this procedure, couples can overcome both female and male infertility issues. The first IVF baby (or test tube baby) was born in 1984 and since then millions of couples have successfully used this procedure.

Eggs from the woman's ovary are removed and allowed to be fertilized by sperm cells in a Petri-dish in a laboratory. When the ovaries are not stimulated to produce a large number of mature eggs, it is known as natural IVF cycle. The fertilized egg cell is then placed in the patient's uterus where it may result in a successful pregnancy.


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                  Featured In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Providers Abroad


                  The Portland Hospital

                  London, United Kingdom


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001

                  Languages: English

                  The Portland Hospital is the only private hospital in the UK dedicated to the healthcare of women and children and is part of the HCA group of award winning private hospitals in London.

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                  Normah Medical Specialist Centre

                  Kuching, Malaysia


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Malayu

                  Normah Medical Specialist Centre (NMSC) was officially opened in August 1988. It is the first and is currently the largest purpose built private medical centre in the State of Sarawak. Owned by Sarawa...

                  UZ Leuven (Campus Gasthuisberg)

                  Flemish Brabant, Belgium


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, French

                  UZ Leuven is able to offer its patients high-quality care. As a result, our hospital has been able to develop into a leading reference centre. In the future, UZ Leuven intends to consolidate and furth...

                  Pantai Hospital Ipoh

                  Ipoh, Malaysia


                  Languages: English

                  Pantai Hospital Ipoh, a tertiary healthcare facility and part of the Pantai Hospitals Group in Malaysia, was established in 1996. Strategically located and easily accessible within a 5 minutes drive f...

                  Hospital Clinica Biblica

                  San Jose, Costa Rica


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  Hospital Clinica Biblica is the largest and most comprehensive private hospital in Costa Rica. Established in 1929, the hospital´s mission and vision focus on the health of each one of its clien...
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