Archive for February, 2013

Hip fracture treatment in Velachery, Chennai, India.

Hip fractures are common in the elderly. They are mostly caused by a fall in the shower or sidewalk. Hip fractures are an emergency. Delay in seeking treatment can lead to increased risk of complications.  Early surgery enables the patient to stand up and walk within one or two days. Bed sores, pneumonia, urinary tract infection, lung clots can be prevented. Call us when you get the news. Visit www.hipsurgery.in . E mail drvenkat@kneeindia.com

Medical tourism in India= free market option for Americans

In 2007 a fifty year old New York church official sought double knee replacements in India. He was unable to attend to his chores. Through his research he discovered a surgeon in Chennai, India. He got both his knees replaced for 14,000 USD. This would have been un imaginable for him in the US. Many more Americans and Canadians have been hopping on to the medical tourism band wagon since then. This year I have received more inquires from Americans for knee & hip replacements than in previous years. Most patients seeking treatment abroad are uninsured. Hip & knee replacements are the most common procedures that are sought.
Canadians too are seeking treatment abroad as their options are more restricted by socialized health care. In addition, many of them want durable options which are unavailable to them in govt hospitals. Eric Carlson, an engineer from Alberta, Canada got an oxinium knee replacement. Another patient is keen on getting a custom fit knee replacement with an oxinium knee. More innovations like PRP injections, stem cell treatment are available.

Many myths about treatment abroad are unfounded. Developing countries like India have UK qualified doctors, good hospitals, infection free environment. I have spent several years in the UK and have visited Europe, Australia and the US to observe and learn new procedures. I am able to adopt new procedures without much intervention. Implant companies supplying hip and knee prostheses in India are not much affected by unnecessary taxes. I accept cash payments, credit card and traveler’s checks. Since I am an independent doctor, I can pass on cost savings to my patients who readily welcome this. You can slash overhead charges that come from a medical tourism facilitator. Since the internet is a free medium, you can easily discover this site on knee & hip replacements. Use your own judgement rather than being coerced by some facilitator who will obviously have a vested interest.
Patients travelling to our facility can expect to pay one third to one tenth the cost of the same treatment in the US without a long waiting time. Typically one can expect to pay 7500 USD for a knee replacement with us in India in comparison to 50,000 USD in the US. This is a great free market option for Americans. Costlier implants are also available.
Distance, separation from family, climate and apprehensions may be hurdles to the uninitiated but these seem minor in comparison to the bang on the buck. Many Americans consider this is a valuable learning experience of the operation of free market principles.
We offer knee & hip replacements, stem cell and regenerative medicine options. With regenerative options some younger patients can avoid or postpone a joint replacement. Cartilage and bone regeneration help achieve this.
We provide a door to door service like airport pick up, hotel arrangement, local transfers, treatment, holiday and airport drop off.

See videos of Americans who had a knee replacement here.

Visit http://www.kneeindia.com

E mail- drvenkat@kneeindia.com

Mini hip replacement in India- better option in young patients

A mini hip replacement may be a better option in young patients. Hip arthritis in young can be primary or secondary to other disorders. A mini hip implant as shown here saves precious bone and can last for twenty years. It is a better option vs the failed metal on metal total hip replacement and Hip resurfacing ASR.

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Visit www.hipsurgery.in to check out more details about the types of hip replacement.

New mini hip replacement in Chennai treatment for Avascular necrosis

Hip replacement in Chennai allows young patients to walk normally.  See patient story here. Visit www.hipsurgery.in. To book your appointment e mail drvenkat@kneeindia.com

Hip replacement in India is easy on your pocket

Affordable hip replacement in India

Hip replacement in India=Savings

Hip replacement in India is equal to savings for thousands in Africa. Beset with hip problems from childhood, suffering is part of lives of many unfortunate ones.  Fortunately for them, a hip replacement in India from a reputed UK trained Orthopedic surgeon is at hand. See this press release for details http://www.prlog.org/12071219-got-damaged-hip-or-knee-get-it-sorted-in-india.pdf Discover your options by visiting  http://www.hipsurgery.in

E mail – drvenkat@kneeindia.com

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See Liz’s real life story here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMF4yedykVw