India today is top spot for Americans looking for Height Gain surgery Says Dr. Sarin

Well respected limb lengthening surgery forum documents multiple cases of its users recently going to India to undergo height gain surgery. Dr Sarin says this is a new trend as previously patients preferred to go to China.
Dec. 5, 2012 - PRLog -- This year the number of height gain surgeries he has conducted has gone up by 300%. India is now a major league player in the medical tourism sector. India stepped into the sector in 2002 when the then Finance Minister, Jaswant Singh envisaged India to be a "Global health destination". In a short span, India has managed to become one of the most favoured destinations amongst patients for surgeries. Indian doctors are highly qualified and with state of the art equipment now available, India has made its mark in the sector. Height gain surgery seems to be a new segment where patients are heading to India in droves.

People who have researched how to increase height would be familiar with a niche cosmetic surgery forum which claims to be the world's number one cosmetic leg lengthening site. The forum focuses on patients who wish to be tall through surgical methods. Data obtained from the patient diaries maintained on this community forum reveal over ten cases of its users who have undergone limb lengthening surgery in India . Patients have maintained meticulous diaries of their experiences with limb lengthening surgery. Details include pictures of patients prior to surgery, post surgery & during post operative care.

The Illizarov technique performed on the limbs of the patients was developed in Russia, and only a handful of surgeons across the world are trained for such a procedure. Dr. Amar Sarin, consultant orthopaedic surgeon from Delhi who was trained in Russia, is the favoured surgeon amongst bloggers.

Dr. Sarin has performed surgeries on patients across the world, treating patients from Australia, Japan and United States to name a few. Dr Sarin says he has performed 300% more height gain surgeries in 2012 versus 2011, with 1 month still left in 2012 and a number of surgeries already booked this figure will go up further still. According to Dr Amar Sarin "The majority of patients who come for height gain surgery have emotional issues due to their short stature and they feel that they are not accepted well in society. Since they are extremely unhappy with their height they are willing to undergo this painful surgery to lead a more normal life"

Named after its pioneer, Dr. Gavriil Illizarov, the Illizarov technique allows doctors to reshape and remodel bones as well as lengthen bones. The procedure also helps unite non union fractures, bone gaps, bone losses, bone infections (osteomyelitis) and correcting birth defects and deformities upon limbs. The procedure has evolved to give a new concept to help cure bone cancer to restore the locomotory function. Dr. Sarin has also helped several Polio patients with limb deformities. The procedure is now extensively used for height gain surgeries ( ). The surgery allows patients to attain 8-12cm height gain. The surgery involves the use of external fixation devices which is minimally invasive. The patients need to be highly motivated and determined for the procedure which last for 3-4 months.

According to a post made by Dryani, a 26 year old male from USA, who has maintained a detailed diary about his leg lengthening experience "I know many of you have the question" Is Sarin really a good doctor?". Well, I can't answer that because I am not even half way through my procedure yet. I can, however, say that if I was to go back in time, I would again pick Sarin to do my surgery. I have found him to be friendly, kind, and obviously experienced. He is extremely busy, but still he answers his phone nearly every time he is called and handles problems. If my opinion of Sarin changes, I will let you know because I have promised to be thorough and honest about my Indian experience."

Cosmetic limb lengthening surgery is considered the most complex cosmetic surgery involving high precision, hence making it a challenge for the patients as well as the doctors to provide post operative care. The procedure is expensive & can cost up to US$80,000 in western countries however in India limb lengthening surgery is being conducted for US$15,000 including post operative care for three months.

Today, India has emerged as a leading country in medical tourism worldwide. World class hospitals located in its metropolises cater to patients from all over the globe, making India a tough competitor in the medical tourism sector due to its aggressive pricing. Surgeries in India are far more affordable than any other country, and with cutting edge facilities, patients are given specialized care at minimal costs, benefitting its citizens as well as medical tourists.

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