Medical tourism: assessing the evidence on treatment abroad.

@article{Lunt2010MedicalTA,
  title={Medical tourism: assessing the evidence on treatment abroad.},
  author={Neil T. Lunt and Percivil Carrera},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={27-32}
}
The review focuses on one growing dimension of health care globalisation - medical tourism, whereby consumers elect to travel across borders or to overseas destinations to receive their treatment. Such treatments include cosmetic and dental surgery; cardio, orthopaedic and bariatric surgery; IVF treatment; and organ and tissue transplantation. The review… CONTINUE READING