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Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism is where people who live in one country travel to another country to receive medical, dental and surgical care while at the same time receiving equal to or greater care than they would have in their own country, and are traveling for medical care because of affordability, better access to care or a higher level of quality of care.India is a huge magnet for attracting foreign patients for medical treatments. With general tourism on the rise, it is estimated that the volume of medical tourists worldwide could reach up to 9 billion by 2020, attracting additional visitors to the country.

Medical tourism, more broadly health and wellness tourism, refers to the industry in which people from across the globe travel to other countries to get medical, dental and surgical care, and at the same time, visit the local attractions of that country.Medical tourism in India–the next crown jewel–that could shape the future of India’s economy and health care.

The government has said that the value of medical tourism in India is likely to reach a whopping USD 9 billion by 2020 as compared to the USD 3 billion in 2015.Tourism Minister KJ ALphons informed the Lok Sabha that India has emerged as a major medical tourism destination over the years.Alphons said that according to a Ministry of Commerce report published in 2016, India is among the top six medical value travel destinations of the world which also include Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Mexico.

“It is further informed that as per the report, through adequate focus and effective execution, Indian medical value travel, pegged at 3 billion USD in 2015, can be 9 billion USD opportunity by 2020″, the minister said.Alphons went on to say that the ministry had recognized medical and wellness promotion tourism as niche tourism product for promotion, organized wellness and medical tourism promotion shows and also produced a film on it.

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We can organize for all major medical treatments and surgeries for different orthopedic procedures. India boasts about a number of specialist orthopedic surgeons who have made their mark across the world. Various leading super specialty hospitals across the length and breadth of India offer modern treatments in the area of Orthopedics. Given below are some of the major orthopedic treatments offered in India. To know more please contact us.

Orthopedic Procedures(Knee Replacement)

Knee replacement, Arthroplasty or Computer Assisted Surgery for Joint Replacement (CASJR) is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged knee with a prosthesis (an artificial joint). This surgery may be considered for someone who has severe arthritis or a severe knee injury.
The most common cause of chronic knee pain and disability is arthritis. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and traumatic arthritis are the most common forms.

Total Knee Replacement is considered in the following conditions

  • Severe daily pain.
  • Pain is severe enough to restrict work, recreation and daily living.
  • Significant stiffness of the knee.
  • Significant instability of the knee
  • Deformity of the knee (lock-knees or bowlegs)

Total Hip Replacement / Partial Hip Replacement

A Total Hip Replacement (THR) – also called a Hip Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure that re-forms the hip-joint.
Osteoarthritis of the hip is the most common diagnosis that leads to hip replacement. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear. It affects the cartilage surfaces of the ball-and-socket joint of the hip. The cartilage wears out. Pain and stiffness result. Patients with hip arthritis have difficulty walking, climbing stairs and performing routine daily activities. Other conditions that can cause destruction of the hip joint include:

  • Loss of blood supply to the head of the thighbone
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (an inflammatory autoimmune disease)
  • Previous injury or trauma
  • Infection
  • Developmental abnormalities in the hip

Services to Clinical Research Organization (CRO’s)

  • Preclinical and clinical overviews writing through literature search / published studies / articles from journals from different sources.
  • Expert reports on Quality, Pre-clinical and Clinical studies.
  • Orphan Drug Application Preparation and Submission.
  • Monitoring and liaising with the CRO’s for Clinical and BE Studies
  • • Submission of SUSARS & SAE’s on priority basis as per time schedules prescribed by DCGI including correspondence on Compensations issues

Bone Marrow Transplant

Major hospitals in India have oncology units comprising surgical oncology, medical and radiation there by as well as the crucial Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT). The BMT unit with high pressure hipa filers has helped achieve a very high success rate in the various types of transplantation.

What is bone marrow?
The bone marrow is a soft, spongy tissue found inside the bones. The bone marrow in the hips, breast bone, spine, ribs, and skull contain cells that produce the body’s blood cells. The bone marrow is responsible for the development and storage of about 95 percent of the body’s blood cells. The three main types of blood cells produced in the bone marrow include:

  • Red blood cells (Erythrocytes) – carry oxygen to the tissues in the body
  • White blood cells (Leukocytes) – help fight infections and to aid in the immune system
  • Platelets – help with blood clotting

Each of these cells carries a life-maintaining function. The bone marrow is a vital part of the human body.

Different types of bone marrow transplants

There are different types of bone marrow transplants depending on who the donor is. The different types of bone marrow transplant include the following:

Autologous bone marrow transplant

There are different types of bone marrow transplants depending on who the donor is. The different types of bone marrow transplant include the following:

Autologous bone marrow transplant

The donor shares the same genetic type as the child. Stem cells are taken either by bone marrow harvest or apheresis (peripheral blood stem cells) from a genetically-matched donor, usually a brother or sister. Other donors for allogeneic bone marrow transplants include:

  • A parent – a haploid-identical match is when the donor is a parent and the genetic match is at least half identical to the recipient.
  • An identical twin – a syngeneic transplant is an allogeneic transplant from an identical twin. Identical twins are considered a complete genetic match for a marrow transplant.
  • Unrelated bone marrow transplants (UBMT or MUD for matched unrelated donor) – the genetically matched marrow or stem cells are from an unrelated donor. Unrelated donors are found through the national bone marrow registries.

Umbilical cord blood transplant

Stem cells are taken from an umbilical cord immediately after delivery of an infant. These stem cells reproduce into mature, functioning blood cells quicker and more effectively than do stem cells taken from the bone marrow of another child or adult. The stem cells are tested, typed, counted, and frozen until they are ready to be transplanted.
Because the stem cells are “new,” they are able to produce more blood cells from each stem cell. Another advantage cord blood has is that the T-lymphocytes (part of the immune system that causes graft-versus-host disease) are not completely functional this early in the stage of life. Recipients of cord blood transplants have a decrease risk for severe graft-versus-host disease.
The list of treatments and surgeries mentioned above are not limiting and are available on a per case basis. To know more about.

Increasing survival rates for children, and adults experiencing an injury or illness in the nervous system, has resulted in more people with permanently dysfunctional nervous systems. In response, numerous treatments have been developed.
Neurology provides care to patients with diseases of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, or muscles. Specialists offer diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of neurobehavioral and memory disorders, neuromuscular diseases, cerebrovascular disease, movement disorders, seizure disorders, sleep disorders, brain tumors and headache. Research interests of the department’s neurologists include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, molecular immunology, neuronal cell biology, biochemistry and neuropathology.

Treatments and Surgery Procedures
Vascular Surgery

  • Clipping of all type of aneurysms of both anterior and posterior circulation
  • Small to giant aneurysms
  • Surgery of arterio-venous malformations
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Arterial bypass surgery

Spinal Surgery

  • Spinal tumors vise. bony, extra dural tumors, intra dural tumors, intarmedullary tumor and spinal fixation
  • Microsurgery for cervical and lumbar disc surgery
  • Endoscopic lumbar disc surgery

Endoscopic Disc Surgery

  • Lumbar disc surgery (Band-Aid surgery)

Stereo tactic and Functional Neurosurgery

  • Stereotaxy
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Pallidotomy and thalamotomy
  • Epilepsy surgery-vagal nerve stimulation

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • Surgery of brachial plexus and other peripheral nerves
  • All type of traumatic, neo plastic, entrapment disorders of nerves
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

Interventional Neuroradiology

  • Coiling of aneurysms
  • Embolisation of intracranial and spinal AVMs
  • AV fistulas
  • Embolisation of tumors

Stenting of intra or extra-cranial vessels

  • Carotid angioplastys
  • Cerebral
  • Spinal angiography

Pain and Spasticity Surgery

  • Radio frequency ablation for trigeminal neuralgia
  • Facet joint ablation
  • Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • Intra-thecal baclofen pump implantation for spasticity

Interventional Neuroradiology

  • Head and Spine injuries
  • Strokes
  • Aneurysm
  • AV malformations
  • Congenital Disorders like Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal Dysraphisms
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Disc Disorders
  • Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgias
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Aneurysm coiling
  • Carotid Stenting
  • Angioplasty
  • Neuroendoscopic System

The list of treatments and surgeries mentioned above are not limiting and are available on a per case basis. To know more about.

Cosmetic surgery has become the buzz word with people wanting to look their best and more than their best. Given the kinds of options available now to change each and every aspect of your body from breasts to sex, people have the option of selecting what they need easily and with many specialists in India, we offer multiple cosmetic surgery options.
Cosmetic surgery in India utilizes some of the latest techniques in corrective procedures. The cosmetic treatments range from correction of disfiguration to breast enhancements.

Cosmetics Surgery and Treatments in India
Hair restoration

  • Hair implants
  • Hair flaps
  • Scalp reductions

Rhinoplasties

  • Reshaping or re-contouring of the nose

Stalling of the aging process

  • Face lifts
  • Cosmetic eyelid surgery
  • Brow lifts
  • Sub-metal lobectomy for double chin

Derma-abrasions

  • Sanding of the face

Other corrective and enhancing cosmetics procedures

  • Otoplasty for protruding ears
  • Chin and cheek enlargement
  • Lip reductions
  • Various types of breast surgery and reconstruction
  • Breast enhancement and reduction
  • Liposuction

The list of cosmetic treatments and surgeries mentioned above are not limiting and are available on a per case basis. To know more about cosmetic surgery or to get details that you are particularly interested in please contact the Cosmetic Surgery cell.

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The Department of Bariatic provides comprehensive surgical management of Bariatic diseases including cancers and complex operation involving the biliary tract, pancrease and the liver.The also offers advanced laparoscopic procedures in the field of GI surgery including Bariatric and metabolic surgery as well as laparoscopic repair of complex abdominal hernias.

Bariatic & Metabolic Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Ieal Interposition for Diabetes Mellitus

At the DCS, our specialists specialise in the management of gastrointestinal diseases using evidence-based guidelines with ethical and patient-friendly approach.

The center’s aim is to provide state-of-the-art services for patients of digestive, liver and pancreato-biliary diseases and to facilitate training & research in the field of digestive & hepatobiliary sciences. The mission is to be a care provider to first choice, for the referring physicians as well as for the patients who seek management for gastroenterology and liver diseases.

Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy Management

  • Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Biliary Obstruction (cancers and stones)
  • Bleeding Varices and Ulcers
  • Endoscopic Ultrasonography
  • Endoscopic Resection of Polyps and Early Cancers
  • Endoscopic Resection of Polyps and Early Cancers
  • Advanced Endoscopic Imaging(Narrow band imaging and chromoendoscopy)

Services offered for Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Esophageal and gastric cancers surgery
  • Surgery of the small intestines
  • Colon and Rectal cancer Surgery
  • Total Proctocolectomy for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Abdominal Trauma

Hepato-Pancerato-Biliary Surgery

  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Bile duct strictures and Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatic cancer
  • Portal hypertensions surgery
  • Liver Resection surgery
  • Liver tumours

Minimal access GI surgery

  • Laparoscopic Cholecytectomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery of GERD, Achalasia cardia
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery for spleen and pancreas
  • Laparoscopic repair of abdominal and inguinal hernias

Liver Transplantation

DCS soon will offer liver transplantation for patients with end stage liver failure. The hospital has a dedicated team of highly experienced clinicians, motivated and trained nurses and support teams along with state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure to ensure the best results in adult and paediatric liver transplantation.

Highlights of The CTVS Programme

  • Heart failure surgeries like Left Ventricular Assist Device, Ventricular Remodelling & finally building a programme of Heart Transplant
  • Beating Heart & Mini Invasive Cardiac Surgeries
  • High-end aortic surgeries like Aortic Root Replacement(i.e. Bentall Surgery) and Complex Vacsular Surgeries
  • Complex peripheral vascular and Endovascular Surgery and High-end Venous Surgeries

Specialised Heart Programmes

  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass(OPCAB)
  • Mini Invasive Cardiac Surgery(MICS)
  • valve Surgery(Repair and Annuloplasties)
  • Heart Failure Surgeries
  • Transapical Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Advanced Aortic Surgery
  • Arthythmias Surgery

Specialised Vascular Programmes

  • Carotid Endarterctomy
  • Peripheral Vascular Procedures
  • Varicose Veins Surgery
  • Endovascular and Hybrid Surgeries
  • Hybrid vascular Procedures

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

We take care of all newborns including very fragile preterm babies at our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU) with utmost commitment. Our NICU is equipped with ultra modern incubators, open care systems, ventilators including high frequency oscillators, CPAP, LED phototherapies, etc., which is manned by highly trained nursing staff.

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

Our Paediatric Intensive Care Unit(PICU) is also suitably equipped to take care of all paediatric intensive care needs. Paediatric Neurology speciality is headed by a highly experienced Paediatric neurologist and also has a well-equipped laboratory. We are equipped with PET, MRI, for all imaging needs and also have excellent Pathology and Microbiology services. Excellent support from other specialities like Neurology, Cardiology, Urologgy, Endocrinology, Orthopaedics, Surgery, etc. is available round-the-clock.

Services Offered

  • Outpatient services including general check-up, well baby clinic, high risk baby clinic and vaccinations
  • Emergency management of all paediatric and neonatal problems, round-the-clock
  • Paediatric neurology OPD, psychobehavioural assessment & counselling and test like ECG, Video-ECG, EMG, NCV, VEP, BERA, etc.
  • NICU services including phototherapy for neonatal jaundice, care of preterm, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, neonatal surgeries etc.
  • PICU services including assisted ventilation, management of severe asthma, seizures, shock, etc.

Highlights

  • Latest technology & specialists
  • Direct supervision of Senior neonatologost and paediatrician
  • Clear communication with parents, with complete transparency & accountability
  • 24×7 access to newborns for mothers
  • Antenatal clinic for parents to deal with foetal abnormalities detected on USG
  • Consultation with a foetal medicine expert

The Center of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at DCS offer a board spectrum of women’s health services across all age group starting from the early teens to post-menopausal years. The specialised department undertakes Preventive Care, Maternity Services, Advanced Laparoscopy, Minimal Invasive surgery and Gynae Oncology services.

Gynaecological Services

  • Adolescent Healthcare
  • Menopausal Healthcare
  • Advanced Laparoscopic & Hysterocsopic Surgeries.
  • Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Fibroids, Polyps & Overian Cysts
  • All Abdominal & Vaginal Surgeries
  • Infertility Solution including IVF
  • Gynae Oncology

Maternity Services

  • State-of-the-art delivery suites
  • Pre-conceptional Assessment & counselling
  • Comprehensive antenatal care
  • Painless delivery
  • Postnatal care
  • Tertiary level nursery & neonatal intensive care unit
  • Blood Bank
  • Physiotherapy & Dietetics Support

Paediatric Neurology provides diagnosis and treatment for children with neurological disorders such as childhood epilepsies, childhood headaches including migraine, nervous system infections like meningitis, tuberculosis and neurocysticercosis, neurodegenerative, childhood stroke and autoimmune diseases.

Some of the common neurological conditions treated at the department are:-

  • Strokes with TPA therapy/FCH
  • Dymensia
  • Meningitis
  • Cephalitis
  • Attention deficit
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Neuropathy/Myapathy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Botox theraphy/Movement Disorder
  • Hand therapy system
  • Neuroelectrophysiology department
  • Stroke Intervention

Some of the Critical Neurosurgeries performed at DCS:-

  • Head injury
  • Spine injury
  • Brain Tumour Surgery
  • Spine Tumore
  • Endocsopic Spine / key hole spine surgery
  • slip Disc
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Aneurysm coiling/DSA brain
  • Stroke Interventation
  • Neurovascular
  • Early Stroke Management

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