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Case Study: Cosmetic Surgery

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Hanna loved sports, running and working out at the gym, but nothing she did gave her the flat stomach she longed for. She laughed about her “kangaroo pouch,” the sagging belly she was left with after three pregnancies, but in truth the image she saw when she stood in front of the mirror upset her. Her husband Ian didn’t seem to mind, but so what? It was Hanna’s body and she minded, a lot.

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Looking Good & Feeling Better Can Be Within Reach

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Hanna loved sports, running and working out at the gym, but nothing she did gave her the flat stomach she longed for. She laughed about her “kangaroo pouch,” the sagging belly she was left with after three pregnancies, but in truth the image she saw when she stood in front of the mirror upset her. Her husband Ian didn’t seem to mind, but so what? It was Hanna’s body and she minded, a lot.

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Case Study: Joint Replacement | Extending Independent Living with Surgery in Mexico

Case Study: Joint Replacement | Extending Independent Living with Surgery in Mexico | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

Waiting for surgery is pretty standard in Canada where Harriet lived. The estimated wait time for a knee replace- ment was ten months, nearly a year. For everyone, the wait is annoying, but for Harriet it was a serious problem. Harriet provided the care for her dis- abled husband who was nearly helpless without her. Ironically, Ralph’s knees were fine. He had a lung condition and used oxygen, but it was Harriet, who needed the knee replacement.

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Monica Rix Paxson's curator insight, August 5, 2013 10:21 AM

Affordable surgery is a great thing. Of course, in Canada most joint-replacement surgery is paid for by government-provided healthcare. But sometimes timing is everything. It was for this woman.