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Why we wrote about medical tourism in Mexico City

Why we wrote about medical tourism in Mexico City | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

“It started with a phone call. Alison Hamilton of Casa Ciudad de Mexico – also known as Casa Mexico City – invited me to tag along on an upcoming health care tour of Mexico City. Her organization promotes medical tourism and other activities in Mexico’s capital. While I couldn’t take the trip, I was curious. Get your heart bypass surgery done in Mexico City?”

 

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Monica Rix Paxson's comment, December 21, 2011 3:05 PM
Here is the earlier Chicago Tribune article that the article above refers to: http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/ct-met-mexico-medical-tourism-20111215,0,5378632.story
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Doctors celebrate medical tourism milestone

Doctors celebrate medical tourism milestone | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

“THE MEDICAL industry celebrated a milestone this month with the return of Guyanese native, Professor Ulric Trotz, to the Bahamas for a surgical upgrade to his defibrillator. In 2002, Professor Trotz became the first person in the Bahamas to receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRTD), a life-saving device for patients with heart conditions.”

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Indian Medical Tourism: Next Big Success Story after Software

Indian Medical Tourism: Next Big Success Story after Software | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

“The most popular treatments sought in India by medical tourists are alternative medicine, bone-marrow transplant, cardiac bypass surgery, eye surgery and orthopedic surgery. India is known in particular for heart surgery, hip resurfacing and other areas of advanced medicine.”

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Memphis filmmaker opts for heart surgery in India

Memphis filmmaker opts for heart surgery in India | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
When Memphis filmmaker Willy Bearden went to India earlier this year, he was a different kind of traveler. He was a medical tourist.
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TV Documentary on Med Tourism Airs Nov. 14

TV Documentary on Med Tourism Airs Nov. 14 | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

Travel agents curious about medical travel might want to catch the cable documentary “Under the Knife Abroad.” The show is scheduled for broadcast on the Current TV channel on Monday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. EST. The 60-minute documentary takes a comprehensive look at medical travel, including through coverage of one patient’s trip from California to Mexico to receive surgery she could not afford in the U.S.

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