Overseas surgery, under the knife
In this op-ed piece from the New York Times, three healthcare experts say that while most medical travelers seek cosmetic procedures, an increasing number have high-risk operations like heart surgery and joint replacement in places like India, Singapore, and Thailand. The only way to determine of this is a good idea is to find out how foreign hospitals and surgeons compare with their American counterparts in terms of cost and quality, the authors say.
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