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Orthopaedic surgery abroad : Patient stories

If you are considering orthopaedic surgery abroad, then why not find out about other people's experiences of treatment overseas. These patient stories supplied by our featured hospitals and clinics provide examples of the kind of orthopaedic surgery and treatment for which UK patients have gone abroad.

They are real stories of real people. Each story provides an indication of how much the surgery would have cost in the UK, and what was paid for orthopaedic surgery abroad.

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Knee surgery in Marseille, France Knee replacement (Total)
Knee surgery with Professor Argenson and his team at Provence Surgery

Successful knee replacement surgery at 68 Knee replacement (Total)
The dream to be back on her feet was fast fading away for 68 year old Matshoko Emicie, who was bed ridden for the past three years after she developed Osteoarthritis in both her knees. It was not until she underwent a Bilateral Total Knee Replacement on February 14 at Fortis Memorial Research Institute that she believed she could chase her dreams.

Spine surgery in Moldova Spinal fusion
I experienced a successful spine surgery at Medpark International Hospital in Chisinau. That’s why I would like to thank from all my heart to Dr. Adrian Danu, the neurosurgeon that operated me and to the entire medical team and Reception personnel working at Medpark International Hospital.

Knee replacement in India Knee replacement (Total)
Mr Brian Troughton, from Stafford, had been experiencing severe pain in his left leg for quite some time but had been told by his doctor that the waiting time on the NHS for a knee replacement was nine to 12 months.

Orthopaedic surgery in Thailand Ankle replacement
I'm from Melbourne Australia and was admitted to your hospital after having an accident at a waterfall in Koh Samui and broke and dislocated my ankle. I'm just emailing to thank you and all of your staff for the wonderful treatment that I received during my stay at your hospital.

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