Medical tourism articles

Our articles and features about international medical tourism are written by some of the world's leading consultants, dentists, medical professionals and healthcare writers.

They are aimed at patients who may be considering travelling for treatment. International Medical Travel Journal provides a library of medical tourism articles aimed at hospitals, clinics and medical travel agencies.

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Infertility can be effectively treated for both women and men Director of Clinic EGV in Latvia, Gynecologist – Reproductologist Dr. Zane Vitina discusses the latest developments in infertility treatment including the surgical treatment of male infertility (TESE, PESA, micro TESE and MESA).

Why are thousands going to Prague for IVF treatment? A unique success story revealed Medical Travel Czech Republic discusses the growth of IVF treatment in Prague

Infertility and men. Things you should know When time passes without conceiving, a couple starts thinking that there might be some infertility issue. In most cases, people think that the woman is infertile, but what about the male infertility?

Interview with Leonor Ortega, Head of the IVF Spain laboratory Leonor Ortega, Head of the IVF Spain laboratory in Alicante answers some common questions about fertility treatment and IVF.

Facelift: The “King” reassumes his throne There are many misconceptions surrounding surgical facelift. Dr Dimitris Triantafyllou, Head of the Department of the Cosmetic Plastic Surgery at GENESIS Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece explains why it remains the only treatment that effectively treats sagging of the skin of the face and neck.

Spain at the forefront of assisted reproduction treatment in Europe Dr Jon Aizpurua, General Director of IVF Spain in Alicante, looks at how Spain's liberal fertility legislation and use of state-of-the-art technologies have made it Europe's top destination for assisted reproduction treatment.

Men and plastic surgery Dr Dimitris Triantafyllou, Head of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery at GENESIS Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece explains how the taboos surrounding plastic surgery procedures in men have now been overcome and details the choices available to men who wish to renew their image.

How to choose a fertility clinic abroad Dr. Thanos Paraschos from Embio Medical Center, a leading fertility clinic in Athens, Greece, offers useful advice on how to choose a fertility clinic abroad.

Breast augmentation surgery: get the facts Dr Dimitrios Triantafyllou, Head of the Plastic Surgery Department at GENESIS Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece explains how the ideal breast size is achieved through breast augmentation.

Rhinoplasty: the lowdown Dr Triantafyllos Vrizas, Head of the Plastic Surgery Department at GENESIS Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece looks at who rhinoplasty may benefit and what the procedure involves.

Aesthetic surgery for women: get the facts Genesis Hospital discuss the facts about cosmetic procedures for women, particularly for Liposuction, Mammoplasty and Abdominoplasty.

Facelift: The “King” assumes his throne once again Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dimitris Triantafyllou is the Head of the Department of the Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Genesis Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. Having many years of experience in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery, he redeems the somewhat “misunderstood” facelift for those women who are seriously thinking about going forward with improving their external appearance with the help of science.

The why, when and where of embryo donation! Dr Thanos Paraschos, from Embio Medical Center in Athens, Greece, a fertility clinic that performs more than 1800 fertility treatments per year with foreign infertile couples, answers questions about embryo donation.

Motherhood after Menopause - PRP The possibilities of motherhood after menopause with innovative PRP treatment.

Piezo-electric implant placements Piezosurgery (piezoelectric bone surgery) is a technique of bone surgery which is gaining popularity in the field of dentistry in the recent years. This device is being used in osteotomies, periodontology and implantology, and oral surgical procedures.

Questions answered about dental holidays in Croatia 2018 European standards of dentistry are alive and well in Split Croatia.

What does a dental holiday in Croatia look like? Dental services in Croatia can cost up to 70% less than elsewhere in Europe, Australia, America and with it’s incredibly long coastline, stunning beaches and heaps of culture, Croatia will surely fascinate you.

Smile makeover: Considerations and components of smile design Avance Dental Care in Chandigarh, India, discuss the considerations and components of smile design.

Immediate loading basal implants Immediate loading basal implants - a revolutionary new method that allows for an entire set of implants to be applied within a 10-day period.

Benefits of laparoscopic surgery Laparoscopic surgery has been designed to minimise any negative side effects of traditional open surgery, and maximise the chance for the patient to have a speedy recovery in an innovative and safe way.

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