the Hidden Gem series
More information on one of the popular topics here at Bogota Surgery: Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery with a selection of links to case reports.
Medical tourism takes front and center stage in the recent political frackus between Governor Rick Perry and Senator Rick Santorium in the race to the White House – as the Obama plan goes down in flames.
Another story of the perils of unlicensed surgeons and the patients they prey on. In this case – an LA woman is disfigured during a ‘breast enhancement’ procedure and receives a bonus procedure too..
a selection of articles from a variety of sources about issues surrounding medical tourism.
Today, we’re talking about plastic surgery safety and injectables such as Botox, Restylane and Juvaderm.
Colombia, Argentina and other gems of Latin America are highlighted in this article.
the local story of Peter Northmann, an unlicensed physician convicted in the wrongful deaths of three patients highlights the reasons for critical evaluation and examination behind the operating room doors.
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Are the health benefits of coffee mitigated with cream and sugar? Not entirely, but it all depends on what you are drinking. Today we bring the calorie counts for some of our readers favorite Starbucks drinks, for an eye-opening experience (and it’s not the caffeine.) Also a discussion of the costs of obesity – it’s not just a threat to our health but to the American economy.
What is a meta-analysis and how is it helpful? Discussing the results of the latest meta-analysis on Bariatric surgery and cardiovascular risk reduction as reported in the journal of cardiology, and other sources.
an example of the latest weapon of in the battle for American patients and their pocketbooks – the medical tourism backlash and scare stories.