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MEDICAL, CARDIAC, LIVER, KIDNEY, CANCER & OPHTHALMOLOGY PROCEDURES





Whether necessary or elective, many options exist for the medical tourism patient - We have compiled a large reference of medical procedures, surgeries and medical tests including procedure information, possible risks and recovery times to help you with your research.

OBESITY
DUODENAL SWITCH BPD (DS)

With a combination of gastric reduction and mal-absorbtion, duodenal switch has reported the highest percentage of long term weight loss against alternative bariatric surgeries.

GASTRIC BYPASS
A Gastric Bypass is the removal of a portion of the stomach and bypassing the small intestine; it is intended to aid in weight loss for obese patients.

LAP BAND
A Lap Band is a silicone belt wrapped around the stomach to control hunger and feel full.

GASTRIC BALLOON (BARIATRIC INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON)
A intragastric balloon is a silicone ball that is placed in the stomach to help the patient feel full easier for significant weight loss.

GASTRIC SLEEVE
A Gastric Sleeve operation is a less invasive option for severe obesity cases.

POST BARIATRIC
POST BARIATRIC (MENS)

If you have had a lap band, a gastric bypass, duodenal switch or any other weight loss surgery chances are you have lost 50 lbs or more. CONGRATULATIONS!

POST BARIATRIC (WOMENS)
If you have had a lap band, a gastric bypass, duodenal switch or any other weight loss surgery chances are you have lost 50 lbs or more. CONGRATULATIONS! Now let's help you remove that excess skin with EXPERIENCED AFFORDABLE SURGEONS. CARDIO TESTING

64 SLICE SCAN
64 Slice CT scans are less invasive techniques to search for blockages in the heart.

ANGIOGRAM
An exam that provides a closer look at the body's blood vessels and flow of blood to the heart, the Angiogram uses a special dye to be injected to the blood vessels.

ELECTIVE
RADIATION / PROTON BEAMS
IMRT

Intensity modulated radiation therapy is a type of conformal radiation, which shapes radiation beams to closely approximate the shape of the tumor to spare more adjoining normal tissue.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Radiation Oncology uses radiation technology to control malignant cancer cells. PROTON BEAM THERAPY
Proton Therapy is a precise form of radiation treatment for cancer. Minimizing damage to healthy tissue and surrounding organs, proton treatment has shown to be highly successful and results in fewer side effects than other radiation therapy.

STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY
Using state-of-the-art 3D technology, precise radiation is directed to the affected area. A non-invasive surgical procedure for cancer patients.

EYE AND VISION
CATARACT FOLDABLE PHACO

Cataract surgery will significantly improve the patient's life by gaining clear eyesight by the removal of the clouded lens of the eye.

GLAUCOMA SURGERY
The aim of Glaucoma surgery is to decrease the pressure of the fluid in the eye that causes pain in the nerve, The type of glaucoma surgery depends on age and kind of glaucoma.

LOWER LID (BLEPHAROPLASTY)
UPPER LID (BLEPHAROPLASTY)
CATARACT PHACO PMMA

One of the options for catarct patients, polymethylmethacrylate intraocular lens is a rigid ltype that replaces the patient's natural clouded lens.

LASIK
LASIK surgery is a highly succesful procedure that uses a laser beam to change the shape of the patient's cornea to improve vision.

UPPER AND LOWER COMBINED (BLEPHAROPLASTY)

OTHER ELECTIVE
UTERINE FIBROID REMOVAL

Uterine fibroids are generally noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during your childbearing years. Also called fibromyomas, myomas, or leiomyomas, uterine fibroids dont signal an increased risk of uterine cancer.

HEARING IMPLANTS
PROSTATE REDUCTION (HIFU HI FREQUENCY ULTRASOUND)

Radiation free, HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) destroys residual cancer in the prostate using clean, precise ultrasound energy.

KIDNEY / LEVER / PANCREAS
KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

A kidney transplant abroad is not just affordable, it means no waiting. PlanetHospital has several excellent donors in their network and an innovative kidney pairing program for those who need a donor.

LIVER TRANSPLANT
A liver transplant abroad is not just affordable, it also means no waiting and the possibility of a donor (regardless if you were an alcoholic). PlanetHospital has several solutions for those who need a liver donor including a living donor program and a cadaveric liver program.

KIDNEY TUMORS (CANCEROUS AND NON CANCEROUS)
The treatment of kidney tumors involves the removal of part or all of an affected kidney followed by medications. This can be done very affordably abroad.

CANCER
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

This is a procedure that transfers healthy bone marrow to the patient to treat diseases such as leukemia, aplastic anemia, Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, and immune deficiency disorders.

PROSTATE REDUCTION (HIFU HI FREQUENCY ULTRASOUND)
Radiation free, HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) destroys residual cancer in the prostate using clean, precise ultrasound energy.

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
Surgical oncology involves removing tumors surgically. This can be performed very affordably abroad. It may require followup radiation to make sure the cancer is gone.

GENE THERAPY
This a new technique that uses the insertion of genes to treat, control and prevent diseases.

PROTON BEAM THERAPY
Proton Therapy is a precise form of radiation treatment for cancer. Minimizing damage to healthy tissue and surrounding organs, proton treatment has shown to be highly successful and results in fewer side effects than other radiation therapy.