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“I found out that I needed an operation for a back problem which was causing severe pain to my left leg from the sciatic nerve. After speaking to my GP and realizing I was getting nowhere I decided to take the matter into my own hands as I could hardly walk. After speaking to private consultants and realizing that without private medical insurance I was not going to be seen to in this country without shelling out around £20,000 I decided to look elsewhere. I decided to look into having the operation privately in India and was fortunate to come across Mediescapes India. From my initial enquiry when I e-mailed my MRI results to Mediescapes India I was amazed....more.”
- A Patient from UK

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A complaint Is a Gift is itself a gift !. This is a jewel of a working motto about the most important issue in the development of any person or organization - how to respond to feedback from valuable customers, especially when it isn't flattering or positive and in turn it gives us a reason to improve and do better than our competitors.

Here is a compilation of our past customers valuable feedback and we thank you all to make it happen, we are learning and putting things into right perspectives !


OUR VALUED PATIENT’S UNBIASED TESTIMONIALS

Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery Patient Testimonial

Patient ID: MHDA
Patient Name:
Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
Manipal Hospitals
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Anantheshwar
Treatment/ Procedure : Face Lift and Upper and Lower Eye Lid Cosmetic surgery in India
Patient's Comments: A simple thank you is not enough for the wonderful care your senior cosmetic / plastic consultant Dr. Anantheshwar has provided throughout the procedure. He is a rare and valuable individual, a true artist of the human body. He respects and recognizes the fact that every one is unique (having different shapes and sizes) and tends to each different goal and expectation with careful attention. Through the entire process, Mediescapes India and staff have made me feel at complete ease. From the calls to the consultation, to the surgery to the follow-ups, every single person involved has been a complete pleasure to work with.
I can’t even express how grateful I am for Dr. Anantheshwar amazing talent and caring personality. I am truly blessed to have found such a wonderful-genius surgeon. Thanks a million!

Patient ID: MHDAB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
Manipal Hospital
Treatment City :
Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Dr. Anantheshwar
Treatment/ Procedure :
Breast Lift Cosmetic surgery in India
Patient's Comments : Just wanted you to know how pleased I am with my breast lift and how much I appreciate the time and effort Mediescapes India spent with me. Your consultation, recommendation and attention to every detail definitely shows in your work. I honestly think that my procedure was done to perfection. It has made me feel and look so much better. I can’t thank you enough!

Patient ID: MHDABB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
Manipal Hospital
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Anantheshwar
Treatment/ Procedure :
Breast Lift Cosmetic surgery in India
Patient's Comments : Thank you Mediescapes for giving me a refreshing look. Your service standards are truly professional and I am quite satisfied with the cosmetic surgeries that I received in India including soft and professional attitude towards his patient of Dr. Anantheshwar.

Patient ID: MHDABA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: British
Date of Treatment:
Hospital Name: Manipal Hospital
Treatment City:
Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon:
Dr. Anantheshwar
Treatment/ Procedure:
Rhinoplasty with Upper Eye Lid Cosmetic surgery in India
Patient's Comments: Just wanted to send a quite email to say hello and thank you for your talent, patience, time and care. You have no idea how you have changed my self-esteem and confidence—that is priceless! It was lovely of you and very thoughtful. My family and friends say that I am looking great. I am very happy with the results now and looks 20 years younger!

Patient ID: MHDAC
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
Manipal Hospital
Treatment City :
Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Dr. Anantheshwar
Treatment/ Procedure :
Facial Rejuvenation with Facelift / Neck Lift, Brow Lift, and Upper and Lower Eyelid Lifts Cosmetic surgery in India
Patient's Comments : People can't believe I am as "old" as I am, but they cannot tell of any surgery performed. Mediescapes India's expertise in planning my cosmetic trip to India was "not too tight—just right" Helping make the medical trip arrangements and our trip to the backwaters of Kerala, for example, would have been difficult for us without their planning. We wish them good luck.

Knee Joint Replacement Surgery Patient's Testimonial

Patient ID: JHDPA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: American
Date of Treatment:
Hospital Name: Jaslok Hospital
Treatment City: Mumbai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Ameet Pispati
Treatment/ Procedure: Knee Joint replacement surgery in India
Patient's Comments: On consideration, my medical trip arranged by Mediescapes India has been like a sunny day. The people I have been treated by, the nursing staff, the domestic staff, everybody without exception have been delightful and I am very conscious of their efforts to make my stay a happy one. Dr. Ameet Pispati of Jaslok Hospital was very encouraging and a patient friendly surgeon that I have ever encountered. My outcome was wonderful and much better than my best expectation. Mediescapes India even arranged my seven sunny days in Goa with visit to Taj Mahal travel package. They even arranged to transport my handicap electric scooty all the way from Bombay to Delhi for me to use during the recuperative holidays. I must say I would have appreciated telling me the security problem of airlifting my battery scooty from Bombay to Goa. And when I return to the USA, when I have the opportunity, I will recommend your medical services to the best of my ability.

Patient ID: MHDMA
Patient Name:  Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Nigerian
Date of Treatment: 24th Sep. to 11th Oct. 2006
Hospital Name: MIOT Hospital
Treatment City: Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Prof. Dr. P.V.A. Mohandas
Treatment/ Procedure: Knee Joint Replacement Surgery
Patient's Comments: On behalf of my family, I really want to thank you for your Hospitality and love while I was in your MIOT Hospital. It beat my imagination that your motto- PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST were expressed both in words and action. I pray the almighty God reward you greatly even as you are doing a great work for Humanity. We arrived Nigeria safely.

Hip Joint Replacement including BHR (Hip Resurfacing) Patient Testimonial

Patient ID: JHDPB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: British
Date of Treatment:
Hospital Name: Jaslok Hospital
Treatment City: Mumbai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Ameet Pispati
Treatment/ Procedure: Birmingham Hip Resurfacing surgery, Patient’s cataract surgery and his wife's Lasik surgery in India.
Patient's Comments: "India doesn't export its best doctors!"
Early this year I was diagnosed as needing a hip replacement for my left hip. Aged 71, we had cancelled our private Health Insurance partly due to the high cost for me and my wife (aged 72) but mainly because, as a Type 2 Diabetic, about the only things I would have been covered for were Hip and knee replacements and Cancer.

The following options were available:

1. Waiting possibly until January 2006 for an NHS operation with the risk of MRSA.

2. Private Treatment at a local Hospital which I calculated would have cost circa 17,500 (having already paid 1,400 for X-rays and MRI Scan and consultation with the Surgeon). I was booked to have my hip replacement on the 4th April 2005 but suffered a mild Heart Attack on Easter Sunday the 27th March, as a result of which I came out of Kingston Hospital within 3 days and checked myself into the local private hospital for an angiogram (quoted at circa 1,000 including one night in hospital) followed by an Angioplasty the following day (quoted at circa 3,000 by the Consultant) and charged at over 6,000 by the hospital, with whom I am now in dispute. Including the Doctors Fees, etc the total cost for 2 nights in the private hospital was 10,500. I rebelled at this and sought an alternative venue for my hip operation.

3. This resulted in finding The Horder Centre in Crowborough, East Sussex where I was quoted just under 9,000 and I arranged for the 26th July, as I had to wait as least 3 months because of the Heart Attack. The Horder Centre is a dedicated centre for Arthritis and hip and knee replacements, but does not have full emergency operating facilities, in case I had had another Heart Attack whilst under general aesthetic.

On the 25th June there was an article in the Mail concerning a British Businessman who was quoted a 17 month wait for back surgery and who had decided to go to India which was going to cost including first class air fares under 9,000.

I immediately followed this up on searching medical tours in India Web Site and ended up with Mediescapes India in New Delhi, India and their medical services in India website www.mediescapes.com, who after seeing my sent X-rays and MRI Scan sent by DHL recommended that I have my Hip Replacement at Mumbai (formerly Bombay) with Dr Ameet Pispati in the Jaslok Hospital at a cost of 5,511 including 14 nights in hospital because of appointment dates issues. This was accepted by us as my wife was traveling with me and she had also decided to have both eyes treated with Lasik surgery, at a cost of 834 by Mediescapes India. We traveled to Mumbai and back, First Class, with Etihad Airways, the official UAE Airline with whom I had traveled before, with a stop over at their hub in Abu Dhabi for circa 1,800 each.

We were met at Mumbai Airport on the 25th July ’05 by Mediescapes India International Patient Cell Representative and transported in an air conditioned Limo to the Hospital, where we were installed in a suite room, with a separate couch -cum - bed for my wife on the 16th Floor of the Jaslok Hospital overlooking the Mumbai sea.

From that moment we were treated with the utmost care and attention and immediately visited by Dr. Ameet Pispati who is a young Doctor with impressive qualifications including being a member of the FRCS (Ortho) UK, and who had studied and trained in the UK at Southampton and Birmingham (with Dr. Derek McMinn who was the first to fit the metal on metal “Birmingham Hip”).

Indeed, although all three Surgeons I consulted in the UK would not recommend a Birmingham Hip for me because of my age, Dr. Pispati advised that he had fitted them up to age 73 and subject to seeing me was advising a Birmingham Hip as it would give me greater mobility and 25 years before any further treatment was likely.

On the 28th July I had my Birmingham Hip fitted with an epidural (my choice) and the following week I had a cataract removed in my right eye and a new lens fitted, in the same hospital, whilst my wife had her Lasik Treatment (advance Wavefront technology) on the 29th July.

The total cost including everything and 5 nights in the five star, Taj Lands End hotel, booked by Mediescapes India and some extra Physiotherapy came to circa 13,000 and both my wife and I (who now reads without glasses and apparently I have 20/20 long vision and drive without glasses) need only small magnification for reading and computer work, and I am already walking, without much assistance from a stick.

We are very pleased with the whole trip and would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Ameet Pispati and Mediescapes India.

Patient ID: WHDMA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : Wockhardt Hospital
Treatment City : Mumbai
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Malhan
Treatment/ Procedure : Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Joint treatment in India.
Patient's Comments : After having been diagnosed with Osteo- arthritis in my left hip 2 years ago we began to look at the inevitable solution which would be surgery. The Wockhardt Group came to our notice after seeing an article about Mediescapes India in Strategic Health Care Marketing Journal published from Rye, NY on 'Medical Tourism' in India. This lead to look at the their website and after reading the details of Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai and the orthopedic team led by Dr. Malhan, we decided to contact them.

From that point the whole experience has been one of total professionalism at all levels. The International Marketing cell of Mediescapes India answered all questions both medical and personal promptly and precisely. We were picked up at the airport in the dead of night and whisked (if that is the right word for Mumbai's roads) away to the hospital. There was a brief administrative procedure to complete and then upto the room. The rest of next day was taken up by medical checks, x-rays etc. and a visit from the surgeon Dr. Malhan and his team.

The Birmingham Hip Resurfacing operation was carried out on subsequent day and after only 2 days I began physiotherapy treatment with Dr. Ritu all throughout the nursing care has been faultless led by the sister in-charge Gayathri. We received regular visits by other members of the medical team as well as the Head of Nursing on her rounds. Mediescapes Mumbai representative also made regular get well calls to ask about my progress. The support services of housekeeping, maintenance and catering were all first class providing a total service that would be difficult to match.

In conclusion, I have no hesitation in recommending to anyone considering hip surgery, the services of Mediescapes India and Wockhardt Hospital and would encourage you to make the decision and place yourself in the expert hands of this world class medical tourism team.

Patient ID: JHDPAA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : Jaslok Hospital
Treatment City : Mumbai
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Ameet Pispati
Treatment/ Procedure : Bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing surgery in India
Patient's Comments : I would just like to thank Mediescapes India and Dr. Ameet Pispati at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai for making my bilateral hip resurfacing procedure a successful one. From when I arrived at the airport to leaving 23 days later, I never had one complaint. The surgeon was reassuring and looked after me well. From the best of the staff, from the top nurses all the way down to the guys who cleaned the room it was all done well and me feel comfortable. The food was very good and I had no complaints there either. I choose to fist visit the Taj Mahal after landing in India and then going in for by bilateral Birmingham Hip Resurfacing surgeries!

If anyone in the USA was thinking of having surgery in India and was worried or apprehensive about it, don’t be. You will be looked after very well. I must say a special thank you to the administration staff at Mediescapes India, all helped me with my needs on a daily basis.

Patient ID: AHPLDSA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment : 16th May to 31st May 2006
Hospital Name : Apollo Hospital
Treatment City : Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Suryanarayan
Treatment/ Procedure : Hip Joint Resurfacing and Thyroid Scan Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : The Mediescapes India website has been very informative and appealing to our needs. All emails messages with Mediescapes was promptly replied back to us, well explained each steps as how to go about with my joint replacement procedure in India including recuperative travel arrangements done by them. Dr. Suryanarayan and his team were superb. All details that I asked to my Indian orthopedic surgeon pre and post my resurfacing surgery were explained with utmost attention. I would highly recommend Mediescapes India and my case surgeon to the highest degree to fellow patients wishing to come to India for their respective treatments.

My personal apprehension at the onset of considering hip resurfacing procedure, hospital stay, recuperation holidays at Fisherman's Cove Beach Resort and other travel arrangements were completely unfounded! The people of India, we have found to be very caring and cordial and always smiling lot! Wishing you very best and please don't hesitate to refer our email ID to your American patients and if we can help you get more patients to India as part of your company's medical trip packaging do get in touch with us anytime as we found you to be too professional with details!

Patient ID: AHPLDSB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment : 27th May to 10th June 2006
Hospital Name : Apollo Hospital
Treatment City : Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Suryanarayan
Treatment/ Procedure : Hip Joint Replacement Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : I was quite apprehensive going to India and leaving my family and friends, however the courtesy afforded to me was second to none. The treatment / nursing care was second to none. The only thing I would say is that I would like to have been able to do more for myself but it did no harm being spoil for a while!. My surgeon was such a gentleman and most professional at all times so were the cardiologist, physician and anesthetist.

The hotel arranged by mediescapes India was absolutely spot - on, the only problem was that I felt closed in and being a free spirit needed to spread my wings. Fisherman's Cove Beach Resort was just what I needed fresh air freedom and quietness. I will soon write individually to all concerned. Recuperation is continuing and all is well. Thank you once again from the bottom of my heart and from my family for the new lease of life.

Patient ID: MHDMAS
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment : 15th Oct. to 31st Oct. 2006
Hospital Name : MIOT Hospitals
Treatment City : Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon : Prof. Dr. P.V.A. Mohandas
Treatment/ Procedure : Hip Replacement in India
Patient's Comments : "Just a note to express my thanks for all your kindness during my stay. The concern of the staffs on my well-being was very important to me.” Thank You

To all the staff that so graciously took care of us while we were here – every one has went above and beyond to aide us in every way I have felt much honored to visit with you, while my friend had her hip repaired. Thanks for all your kindness” Mrs. ********, Patient Attendee

Patient ID: ASHDBA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment : 20th Oct. to 3rd Nov. 2006
Hospital Name : Apollo Specialty Hospitals
Treatment City : Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Vijay Bose
Treatment/ Procedure : Birmingham Hip Joint Resurfacing in India
Patient's Comments : (Mr. ****** has worked at the Metropolitan Opera House as Choreographer for 3 years, directed, performed or choreographed in every major theater in the USA as well as prominent theatres throughout the world in musicals, operas etc. He has taught Liza Minelli to tap as well as worked with the great Gregory Hines. He had the pleasure to work with Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Carol Vaness, Bob Fosse. He has also coached the USA Women's National Gymnastic Team as their Team Coach.).

Patient ID: ASHDBAA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American (semi retired living in Australia)
Date of Treatment : 29th Oct. to 9th. Dec. 2008 (includes post discharge Holidays)
Hospital Name : Apollo Specialty Hospitals
Treatment City : Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Vijay Bose
Treatment/ Procedure : Birmingham Hip Joint Resurfacing in India
Patient's Comments :
Being able to walk again with out pain,  in a small way,  is as emotionally uplifting as being blind then being able to see. I am now walking again, with out pain, thanks to care of Dr. Bose and the services of Mediescapes India. I am a 55 year old male from the USA semi-retired living in Australia.  The cost of surgery in the USA was out of the question and my health insurance in Australia would not cover the operation because it was a pre-existing condition. I was in constant pain or discomfort.  My quality of life had degenerated.  
 

 When I learned about hip resurfacing, this is what I had visualized a hip replacement to be:  Simple, heavy duty metal for a big active guy like me, no invasive bone removal,  and little chance of dislocation.  I had made six inquiries to hospital's and medical tourism companies in India, before I tried Mediescapes India. The other inquires were slow in response and did not address my expectations.

 

 When I e - Mailed Mediescapes, the response by Arun Kumar  and his team was immediate and beyond my expectations. With in a few days of exchanging emails with my medical records I was scheduled for surgery in less than three weeks.  When the Indian visa service informed me a visa was not possible in the short time before my flight I emailed Mr. Kumar. In 45 minutes Mr. Kumar had three letters from Apollo Hospital on their way to the India consulates in Australia and the USA requesting my visa be expedited and I had my visa in three days.  Beyond arraigning the surgery,  Mr. Kumar took care of all my travels needs in India; hotels, resorts, and car hire.  All at a good value.  As I write this I am healing at a most beautiful quiet beach resort, near Pondicherry, for the same price I would pay to stay at a run down hotel in bad neighborhood in a city in the USA.


 The care I received from Dr. Bose and the staff at Apollo Specialty Hospital was also beyond my expectations.  The operation was over before I knew it.  The hospital staff attended to my comfort with sprit of care and compassion that was overwhelming. Much different than western hospitals, care and compassion is not a thing of the past but a way of life in Indian medicine.

Nor exists the greed of western medicine, the same operation in the USA would have cost me six to seven times the expense.

 

 Apollo Specialty Hospital does two or three hip surgeries a day.  For them it is routine operation.  For me it is common sense to use the service that is the most efficient in their field. Especially when it concerns your personal health. After I had chosen Dr. Bose but not yet traveled from India, I was informed by a good friend who did extensive research on hip surgery

 through out the world, during a two year battle with his medical insurance company in the USA, which he eventually won, that I had chosen the best possible surgeon in Asia if not the world.
 

After the surgery and talking with other patients of Dr. Bose, who had been through the same surgery I concluded: as did the other patients, that Dr. Bose is, with out any doubt,  the rock star of hip surgery!

Patient ID: ASHDBABA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American (Living in Japan)
Date of Treatment : 26th Oct. to 3rd. Dec. 2008 (with extended recuperation
Hospital Name : Apollo Specialty Hospitals
Treatment City : Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Vijay Bose
Treatment/ Procedure : Bilateral Birmingham Hip Joint Resurfacing in India
Patient's Comments : My wife XXX was in dire shape when we finally realized she would need surgery. Both hip joints were completely shot, she couldn't walk at all and was in constant pain. After doing online research we concluded that Dr. Vijay Bose at Apollo Specialty Hospitals in Chennai, India, was the best in Asia (perhaps in the world) at performing Birmingham Hip Resurfacing. We contacted Dr. Bose and were referred for our arrangements to Arun Kumar of Mediescapes India. We had thought of making the travel arrangements ourselves, as I am an old Asia hand, but we turned the task over to Arun and I'm glad of it. There were many complications to be dealt with, especially since I didn't have vacation time left to accompany XXX to India and help her through the airports. Arun overcame all problems presented to him including an Indian visa waiting period so long that XXX would have missed her surgery date if Arun and the hospital had not helped organize a letter-writing campaign that succeeded in expediting the visa. When I told Arun that the beach resort he first recommended was beyond my budget, he recommended a lower-cost alternative that turned out to better with lovely smiling helpful staff. Everyone involved, from Dr. Bose, the nurses and Mr. Mohan, the hospital coordinator, to the staff of Ideal Beach Resort, where XXX did her rehab., was kind and attentive. The only hitch came with my SIGNA insurance policy, which turned out to have a rule I had not learned of beforehand: It pays for only a semi-private room -- whereas the foreigner's Platinum wing at Apollo offers single rooms only. That cost me an unforeseen $200 a day. Otherwise, everything went as planned. XXX, after six weeks in India and two operations (both of them the "phase three" version of BHR, using the largest fittings secured with pins in the femur, reserved for the most severe cases), is en route home, looking forward to walking normally in just a matter of weeks. We have only praise and thanks for the brilliant surgeon Dr. Bose and his staff and to D. Arun Kumar FROM MEDIESCAPES INDIA and the rest of his world-class medical value travel and support network.

Mediescapes India


INDIA SPINAL SURGERY PATIENT'S TESTIMONIALS


Patient ID: IAHDBDB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Bhargawa
Treatment/ Procedure : Micro-dissectomy Surgery in India
Patient's Comments : I found out that I needed an operation for a back problem which was causing severe pain to my left leg from the sciatic nerve. After speaking to my GP and realizing I was getting nowhere I decided to take the matter into my own hands as I could hardly walk. After speaking to private consultants and realizing that without private medical insurance I was not going to be seen to in this country without shelling out around 20,000 I decided to look elsewhere. I decided to look into having the operation privately in India and was fortunate to come across Mediescapes India. From my initial enquiry when I e-mailed my MRI results to Mediescapes India I was amazed at rapid replies to my e mails and within 3 weeks was in India having the operation done. My back has been great ever since and I can not thank Mediescapes India enough for the attention given to me and my brother during our stay in India , no matter what our requests were . The hospital was incredible and again the attention given was second to none. As for cost I did the whole trip with first class flights, family run guest house accommodation, medical treatment and Incidentals for less than a quarter of the cost of the operation in England. I can recommend going to India for medical treatment highly enough. I wouldn't hesitate to go back If I had the need for more medical treatment.

Patient ID: IAHDBDC
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Bhargava
Treatment/ Procedure : L4-5 Disc Herniation with Surgical Discectomy surgery
Patient's Comments : Hi Mediescapes India, this is **** and **** in the OL, USA, wondering how you guys are doing? We survived the flight back and I think it was worst than the operation. We want to thank you guys on the wonderful job you did hauling us around and being the great hosts that you were. Happy Holidays to you all, and 2006 is going to be a great year for all of us. My back is still doing great.

Patient ID: IAHDBDD
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Bhargawa
Treatment/ Procedure : Lumbar Recalibration at L4/5 level back surgery in India
Patient's Comments : For several years before treatment I had recurring lower back pain. At that time I was quite active. In the summer of 2005 this became more severe and constant, so that I had to almost stop leading an active lifestyle. Suddenly, one morning I woke up with excruciating pain and I noticed pain in my left leg all the way down to my toes, which were also becoming numb and partially paralyzed..

I decided to see my family doctor at once who requested MRI's and examined me. He told me I would most likely need surgery. With MRI's in hand I decided to get a second opinion with a neurologist for an expert diagnosis. since I am not much familiar with Internet / Emails my daughter searched the Internet and chance happen to explore services of Mediescapes India whom she contacted for me and as per their request sent all my medical reports by courier for their board certified spinal consultant to study and recommend the best options available for me. The neurologist’s diagnosis confirmed that I had a severely ruptured L4/5 disc, which would urgently require surgery as the S1and sciatic nerves were greatly impaired and could suffer permanent damage if not operated. I was referred to Dr. Harsh Bhargava in Apollo Hospital to perform this neurosurgery either by standard or less invasive endoscopic procedure.

Dr. Bhargava responded extremely rapidly. He examined my back together with a fresh MRI's, CT Scans and X-rays taken in New Delhi and concluded that there was too much loose material from the ruptured disc in order to perform an endoscopic procedure. Although he was fully booked for several months, he went out of his way to schedule and perform a lumber recalibration on me. The procedure went very smoothly and the treatment at the surgery center was top-notch. After a two and half hour operation and within 24 hours I was recuperating at the service apartment recommended for my stay by Mediescapes India. Dr. Bhargava was kind enough to visit me at the service apartment and also referred me to one of the best physical therapists in the area where I had around 10 sessions. Both Dr. Bhargava and the therapist told me that the key to a quick and total recovery would be to continue the stretching and back exercise program prescribed to me by the therapist incl. regular walking. I have followed this program rigorously, which is the most difficult part of the whole recuperation..

Today 3 months after the surgery I feel no pain and stiffness is gradually going away. I would say that I am at 90+%of the flexibility I had before the entire thing started. I am regularly doing my stretching / exercise regimen’ probably forever to continue maintaining strong back muscles. I learned that if I slough off, the nerves and back pain can flair up.

I am grateful for Mediescapes India's teams professionalism and gentleness incl. their well trained team of board certified doctors, nurses and nursing staff of Apollo Hospitals, CA and to the lovely Indian family who looked after my each and every small details while I was staying in their palatial home and they all helped me regain a pain free life. The medical treatment I received was first class indeed.

Patient ID: MHDCN
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British Nigerian
Date of Treatment : 10th Oct. to 8th Nov. 2006
Hospital Name : Manipal Hospital
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Raj Chakravarthy
Treatment/ Procedure : High Risk Spinal Treatment in India (Lumber Canal Stenosis)

Patient ID: MMHDMN
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : Nigerian
Date of Treatment : 08th. Feb. 2009 onwards
Hospital Name : Moolchand Medcity Hospitals
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Pratip Mandal
Treatment/ Procedure : High Risk Neck and Spine Traction Treatment in India

Elbow Joint Replacement Patient Testimonial


Patient ID: BDPRH
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Pakistani
Date of Treatment: 18-01-2011
Hospital Name: Rockland Hospital
Treatment City: New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Pushpinder S. Bajaj
Treatment/ Procedure: He underwent left Total Elbow Replacement by the posterior approach using a cemented Coonrad Morrey Implants.
Patient's Comments: "I felt safe to get my elbow replacement surgery done in India and Mediescapes staff looked after me and my family in the best possible way. I will come back in April 2011 along with my son for his finger surgery and follow-ups!"

INDIA COSMETIC LASER TREATMENT PATIENT'S TESTIMONIAL

Patient ID: NLCPA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : Afghanistan
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : New Look Laser Clinic
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Treatment/ Procedure :
Psoriasis Laser treatment in India
Patient's Comments : Sir, I don't know how to thank Mediescapes and Dr. for my 10 year old Psoriasis problem because of which I was not getting married and which you got myself treated at Delhi. Now, I feel much much better and would request you to be my family guest when ever you come to Kabul and I would wait for you and your family with open arms.

Patient ID: NLCPA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
New Look Laser Clinic
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Treatment/ Procedure :
Acne Laser treatment in India

Patient ID: CDDKA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name:
Clinic Dermatech
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Treatment/ Procedure :
Mole and 'Beautytek' Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : "I think I had the best dermatologist ever in India!"

Patient ID: CDDKB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : Indian
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
Clinic Dermatech
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Treatment/ Procedure :
Mole Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : "I just can't say what a good feeling it is not to see those ugly unwanted hair when I look in the mirror. After three treatments, they were gone. It is just amazing. Referral to the Clinic Dermatech is the best thing that ever happened to me. Every time I pass a mirror, I have to look, because I just can't believe it's gone.”

Patient ID: CDDKC
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : Indian
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name :
Clinic Dermatech
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Treatment/ Procedure :
Pimples and Acne Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : "I was a bit worried about having the procedure done. Anupama at the centre instilled the utmost confidence in me. I am very pleased and would like to have it repeated every year!"

Patient ID: CDDKD
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : French
Date of Treatment :
Hospital Name : Clinic Dermatech
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon :
Treatment/ Procedure : Bikini line, under arms and Full leg Epilation Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : "I particularly appreciate the call made by dermatologist after my first session to enquire how I am doing. The consultation, ambience, Pre-treatment care, post treatment care was very good at the centre and service is excellent. "

INDIA DENTAL CARE PATIENT'S TESTIMONIALS

Patient ID: MHDSSA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : South African
Date of Treatment : 17th July to 26th July 2006
Hospital Name : Manipal Hospital
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Vijay D’siliva
Treatment/ Procedure : Dental Treatment in India
Patient's Comments : Thanks for arranging the dental and comprehensive medical checkups. We are very satisfied with the medical and dental work. Jo-Anne was especially impressed with Dr. Vijay's professionalism.

My comprehensive medical checkup was very thorough and I would recommend it to anyone. We were able to get the extra pills we needed. The accommodation was very good especially the Tata-Sherwood Complex. People from outside India might not understand that a service apartment means sharing lounge and kitchen facilities. Though our fellow guests were very considerate and not a problem it is a cultural hurdle to get over.

We have been to India twice before this trip so we knew a little of what to expect. Ashok the caretaker / manager / guide were very helpful and showed us what to do at the hospital. We had no problems with the paperwork at the hospital as he took care of it all. After the initial going to the hospital with him we could easily cope getting to and from the hospital using auto rickshaws. There were Internet facilities near the service apartment complex that I could use.

After two weeks in the hospital we took a tour Mysore, Bandipur, Kodaikanal and Ooty. At the latter place we went for a job interview. This is one of the reasons we chose to go to Bangalore for the medicals. The weather was so cool we had to buy warm clothes. We loved the scenery on the whole trip. Thanks ones again for the arrangements that your company put together for us.

Patient ID: MHDSA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : Australian
Date of Treatment : 4th April to 28th April 2006
Hospital Name : Manipal Hospital
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Vijay D’siliva
Treatment/ Procedure : Dental Treatment in India.
Patient's Comments : I had my dental treatment - bridge work, extraction and even root canal all done by the specialists at Manipal Hospital. Before coming to India I was paranoid. I did some internet search and learnt about the services of Mediescapes India as a Dental Tourism organization. I was quite skeptical at first, but have realized the fabulous service this organization has provided in just 2 days before leaving Sydney. I did not have to wait in lines, my appointments for pick up and dental consultation all were fixed before I touched Bangalore. The specialists at Manipal have been one of the best I have ever come across, and here I am comparing them to International standards.

Even in Australia, you wouldn’t experience, what Dentist Vijay Paul and Giri Shankar and their team have done for me. They were highly professional, warm and customer oriented. I felt as part of a family here. I would recommend anyone to go through Mediescapes India and Manipal Hospital as they are the best in terms of service provision and customer satisfaction. I believe every penny spent is worth it. D. Arun Kumar of Mediescapes has consistently demonstrated his passion for client satisfaction by keeping in touch on n off with me. I am glad that I came through an agent, rather being lost in a big country like India.

To all future customers, enjoy India, it’s a beautiful place… and what makes it the best is the people. Please contact me if you would like to know more about the medical tourism company or the hospital.

Patient ID: MHDSSANZ
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : New Zealand
Date of Treatment : 5th May to 21st May 2006
Hospital Name : Manipal Hospital
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Vijay D’siliva
Treatment/ Procedure : Dental Treatment in India

Patient ID: MHDSAA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : American
Date of Treatment : First Phase - 6th. Sept. to 20th. Sept. 2007 and
                                     Second Phase - 11th. Feb. to 28th. Feb. 2008
Hospital Name : Manipal Hospital
Treatment City : Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Vijay D’siliva
Treatment/ Procedure : Dental Treatment in India.
Patient's Comments : Thank you for your prompt and detailed responses to my call for help in your country. I think the end result of this work to be a "Hollywood smile". By that I mean a combination of implants/crowns/caps and I now have a bright white smile. I was using Mediescapes India for the potentially greatest cost situation of total implants purposes only, but I am happy with my complete restoration work done by Manipal Hospital.
I want to thank Mediescapes for arranging this in such a quick and efficient manner. I’m looking forward to seeing you soon. I feel great and am very satisfied with the work done thus far. I have now lost 30 lbs and I feel great! I am now happy with second follow-up dates with you for Feb. 2008.

Patient ID: DICDGB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality : British
Date of Treatment : 24th. Sept. till 09th. Oct. 2008
Hospital Name : Dental clinic and Dental Implants Centre
Treatment City : New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon : Dr. Arun Grover
Treatment/ Procedure :
Full mouth rehabilitation including repair / replacement of failing restorations.
Patient's Comments : "Arun, following my treatment in India I am really pleased with the results of both the dental and pinning of ear work that was carried out. I was very impressed with both surgeons and thank you for arranging the treatment for me. I can't stress how much it has changed my life. I would recommend both of them and yourself if anyone wished to have surgery carried out in India."

Preventive Health Check-up Patient Testimonial

Patient ID: MHGPB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: British
Date of Treatment:
Hospital Name: Manipal Hospital
Treatment City: Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon:
Treatment/ Procedure:
Biopsy with Women's Health Check-up package and Colonoscopy diagnostic Lab. tests in India.
Patient’s Comments: I really think Manipal Hospital's a very good hospital. The staff was very nice to me throughout my stay. The service apartment arranged by Mediescapes India was kept very clean; the food was also very good. I really appreciate everything they did for me.

Rejuvenation Ayurveda Treatment in India Patient Testimonial

Patient ID: AWCCA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: American
Date of Treatment: 27th June to 4th July 2006
Hospital Name: Ayurvedagram Wellness Centre
Treatment City: Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon:
Treatment/ Procedure:
Ayurveda treatment in India

Radical Nepherectomy Treatment Patient Testimonial

Patient ID: MHDSAB
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: American
Date of Treatment: 23rd May to 10th June 2006
Hospital Name: Manipal Hospital
Treatment City: Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Shivshankar
Treatment/ Procedure: Radical Nepherectomy treatment in India

Mastectomy and Sentinel Node Biopsy Oncology treatment with reconstruction surgery in India patient Testimonial

Patient ID: MHDSAC
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: American
Date of Treatment: 4th May to 18th May 2006
Hospital Name: Manipal Hospital
Treatment City: Bangalore
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Somashekhar
Treatment/ Procedure: Mastectomy with SNB treatment in India
Patient's Comments: "We did an extensive search on the Internet and found Mediescapes India and came to know that a lot of people were coming to India for treatment. The low cost of treatment and good medical facilities were a factor in India’s favour. Thus we appreciate all the help extended to us by this Health care facilitator in zeroing on Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. One of the criteria for choosing the hospital, Ms. Scott said, was that it offered “sentinel lymph node biopsy”. I am glad that I had come to India as advised by Mediescapes India. The Treatment is tops. I do know whether I would have received the same level of care in the U.S."

Catheter based Septal Ablation / Surgical Myomectomy +/- MVR (Cardiology) procedure in India patient Testimonial (June 2006)

Patient ID: IAHDKP
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Pakistan
Date of Treatment: 21st June to 10th July 2006
Hospital Name: Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
Treatment City: New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. N. N. Khanna
Treatment/ Procedure: Cardiology treatment in India (Catheter based Septal Ablation, Dual Chamber Segmented Pacemaker, Surgical Myomectomy / MVR)

Gyno. procedure / treatment in India patient Testimonial

Patient ID: MMHDMS
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Seychelles Island
Date of Treatment: 17th Jan. to 02nd. Feb.2009
Hospital Name: Moolchand Medcity Hospitals
Treatment City: New Delhi
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Shiela Mehra
Treatment/ Procedure: Total Laparoscopic hysterectomy procedure  in India
Patient's Comments: "Dear Kumar, I am back home, safe and sound and happy. I would like to express my thanks to you for organizing the trip and all the details. I must say it was very well done and I did not have to worry about anything at all. I appreciate the efficiency, care and kindness and personal touch you put in it. Hospitals and doctors were great. And what i like best, its what they do really care about quality service provided and well being of the patients. The guest house was nice and even there few wrinkles to iron out here and there I must say I will be a loyal customer if i ever come back to New Delhi. I think i did fall in love with India a bit! Thank you again for lovely experience."

Stem Cell Therapy Patient Testimonial

Patient ID: LHDRA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: American
Date of Treatment: 1st. May, 2008
Hospital Name: Lifeline Hospital
Treatment City: Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Ravi Kumar / Dr. Narayana
Treatment/ Procedure: Spinal Cord pain
Patient's Comments : Dear Dr. Kumar, I have just spoken to my Brother Maurizio in Italy.  He states that he is walking with a special walker, designed to chest height , on his own without assistance from other persons up to 100 steps.  he is doing very well mentally.  He has admittedly more control of each step.  He can gauge and sense better where he is placing his feet. His feet are not  swollen.  He admits having more control of his toes.   He really believes that the stem cell has given him the boost that he needed.  He is motivated and much more aware of his situation.  He is doing 5-6 hours of rehab per day, 5 days per week minimum. His weight is much more under control.  He is almost down to his walking weight.

Patient ID: LHDRIA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Indian
Date of Treatment: 13th March, 2007
Hospital Name: Lifeline Hospital
Treatment City: Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Ravi Kumar / Dr. Narayan
Treatment/ Procedure: Spinal Cord Injury
Patient's Comments : I ***** am a spinal cord injury patient from Bangalore. I took stem cell therapy from your hospital on March 13, 2007 after taking the treatment I am getting some sort of improvement in my body condition. Now I can pass urine without catheterization. Bowel sensation is also there now; and also I am getting good strength to my back bone. Actually I am planning to go for another course of treatment. Will it help for me with this condition? Please mail the details regarding this.

Patient ID: LHDRI
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Italian
Date of Treatment:
Hospital Name:
Lifeline Hospital
Treatment City: Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Ravi Kumar / Dr. Narayana
Treatment/ Procedure: Stem cell transplant (Spinal Cord)
Patient's Comments: ***** can now walk without help with walker but she still has to wear the brace. Her bladder has improved 50% but not completely. It has been only 5 months since her treatment and I hope she recovers more.

Patient ID: LHDRIIA
Patient Name: Name withheld upon patient request (ask us for reference)
Nationality: Indian
Date of Treatment: 22nd June 2007
Hospital Name: Lifeline Hospital
Treatment City: Chennai
Doctor/ Surgeon: Dr. Ravi Kumar / Dr. Narayana
Treatment/ Procedure: Stem cell Transplant
Patient's Comments: I am a Spinal injured. My name is *****. I have taken Stem cell therapy from Life line hospital, Chennai on 22 of June. Now I have recovered a lot and having some power in my legs. Here My Physiotherapist says that my case is a miracle. He never heard or studied that a Spinal injured recovered. Now I could stand holding walker giving a small support to my right leg. So he shows very interest to my case. So I am looking forward to do one more course of Stem cell therapy. Doctor what is your opinion about it? I believe that I can walk independently after my second course of Stem Cell Therapy. Hope to send some recent photos in a due course from which you can understand the progress.

Some of our associated DCT Centers patients' profile is presented here, indicating efficacy of DC (Dendritic Cell Therapy) which is recently FDA approved vaccines. Only those patients have been mentioned here who had limited options or ones who had exhausted the conventional modes of treatment, were given Dendritic cell therapy and improved both in terms of quality of life and extended survival.

LIVER CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

An 55 year old lady diagnosed with HCC (Hepatocellular carcinoma) came to us in November 2006. Her performance status was poor, and had complaints of generalized weakness, nausea and vomiting. Both the liver lobes had lesions. DENVAX therapy was started for her. Her appetite improved, nausea and vomiting subsided and has been ambulatory since then. She gained weight subsequently and her performance status improved. CT scan taken after six months revealed clearance of right lobe lesion and a reduction in size of left lobe lesion. wise. After one year and a half year, her disease started to show progression, for which she was advised chemotherapy. She continued to receive DENVAX therapy for another six months. Her disease remained stable till November 2008. Her survival span and quality life has been far better than any other conventional therapy.

NON Hodgkin's LYMPHOMA and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A middle aged lady presented in August 2007 with complaints of CD20 negative NHL. She had earlier responded to chemotherapy, but her disease was reappearing. Immune profile of her disease was studied, and she was educated about the chances of her recovery with DC therapy. She consented for DC therapy and her treatment was started in September 2007. At the time of her induction for treatment, her PET-CT indicated lesions in B/L Lungs and spleen. She was having pea sized cervical lymph node also. There were constitutional symptoms of poor appetite, weakness, lassitude, and weight loss. She was given three doses of Denvax in the same number of months. She improved symptomatically during this period. Her PET-CT was repeated in March 2008 and it showed clearing her lesions in spleen and lungs. The cervical lymph node is no more palpable. She continues to have her treatment at three monthly-intervals. She has gained 5 kg of weight and is leading a symptom free life.

HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 23 year old male patient came to us with mediastinal lymph nodes, mediastinal mass, history of weight loss, excruciating pain in hip (due to lesion in hip joint) with loss of appetite. He was diagnosed of Hodgkin's disease and given numerous doses of chemotherapy but could not stop his disease progression. He was on morphine tablets for pain management. His DENVAX treatment was started in February 2008. By April 2008 he gained 5.5 kg of weight and his pain became bearable. He stopped taking morphine and by the time he received 3rd dose of DENVAX, his radiological report indicated clearing of lymph nodes. He is continuing with DENVAX and is recovering to normalcy.

OVARIAN CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 58 yr old lady was diagnosed of cancer ovary in June 2004. Her CA 125 antigen marker was positive and in the range of 10,000 units. She was operated upon and given six cycles of chemotherapy. She recovered from her disease and her marker was also within normal range. After one year, the CA 125 began rising and she presented to us with an increased titer of 400 units. There were signs of recurrence, and she opted for DC (DENVAX) therapy in June 2005. She has completed three years of receiving DENVAX. She is free of disease, proven both clinically and by radiological examinations. Her CA 125 marker is also stable for the last three years.

We have done series of ovarian cancer patients and the presentation is available in publications section of our webpages.

MASTOID CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

One of our patient was diagnosed with CA left maxilla in the year 2005. He was operated upon and received chemotherapy as well as radiation. Later, his tumor reappeared at the same site within a gap of six months leading to second surgery and chemotherapy. He decided for DENVAX. He has received 8 doses of DC Vaccine in 18 months and there is no recurrence till date. He is back to his job and is enjoying life by playing badminton for two hours every evening. He continued DENVAX treatment for another 2 doses given 4 months apart and has completed stopped DENVAX in 2007. He is last evaluated in November 2009 and is radio logically free of disease.

MULTIPLE MYELOMA and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 48 year old bed-ridden male patient, suffering from multiple myeloma with recurrent-urinary infection came to us in June 2006. His disease progressed from solitary plasmacytoma to multiple myeloma over a period of three years. During this period he received various cycles of chemotherapy and pelvic radiation. He was also operated upon for fracture of neck femur. His IgG was 4500 mg/dL at that time. Bone scan revealed multiple active sites all along the spine and pelvic girdle. His performance status was poor and there were no active regimes of chemotherapy available at that stage. We started giving him Dendritic cell cancer vaccine manufactured using his M band protein content as antigen processed in our lab. He received eight doses of DC cancer vaccines till September of 2007. For the last one year, he was able to walk a few steps, take bath on his own, and his performance status had improved. His recent bone scan indicated regression of disease. There was benefit both, in survival and quality of life. The patient ceases to survive.

BONE CANCER  and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 28 yr old lady was treated for osteosarcoma of right tibia, in 2005. She received radiation and chemotherapy after the amputation of her right leg. Later, she developed metastasis in both lung fields and was again advised for chemotherapy in November 2006. Instead she opted for a combined treatment plan of chemotherapy and Dendritic cell therapy; she has received three cycles of chemotherapy and 7 DC vaccines till date. Her post treatment CT scan reveals normalcy of lung fields. She has been rehabilitated and is back to her normal routine with a near perfect performance status.

LUNG CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 68 yr old lady came to us in Dec 2005 with left lobe Large cell cancer of the lung with pleural effusion from the same side. She had till then received a single dose of chemotherapy and had refused further doses. Pleural tapping was done and her TAA was identified and stored for DC vaccine preparation. She received 9 doses of DC therapy in a 9 month period. Her PFT improved and also the performance status. CECT remained unremarkable. The pleural fluid was replaced by consolidation. The tumor has not progressed since then and there is no evidence of metastasis to any organ. The patient is surviving and is no more receiving DC vaccines. She is now on passive immunotherapy for the last 12 months.

STOMACH CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A middle aged patient came with the history of carcinoma stomach along with the involvement of lower end of esophagus and duodenum. His CT scan depicted extension of disease to adjoining lymph nodes. He was operated upon without any success due to extensive nature of disease. A feeding jejunostomy tube was installed to avoid starvation as the disease may not allow him to take any more feeds through the oral cavity. He was given palliative chemotherapy but could not tolerate even one cycle. We started Dendritic cell therapy and his condition started improving gradually. He was taking his meals even after eight months of diagnosis contrary to the expectations of his doctors. His feeding jejunostomy tube was removed as it remained purposeless. He lived a comfortable life for a year since the diagnosis of advanced and incurable cancer of stomach.

BREAST CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 54 yr old lady suffering from cancer of left breast, presented with complaints of back ache and restriction of movement, in July 2006. Her bone scan revealed multiple skeletal metastases. The X ray of March 2006 revealed osteophytes degenerative changes at D7 to D12 and Lumbar vertebrae. She was given six cycles of chemotherapy during the period 2004- to June 2006. The lesions reduced in size, but later reappeared alongwith the bony mets. She was put on Dendritic cell cancer vaccine therapy and has received 6 doses since then. There is improvement in performance status and is walking without support. She occasionally takes pain killers for the back ache. She is still receiving DC therapy at three-monthly intervals.

GALLBLADDER CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

We received a female patient of Cholangiocarcinoma (Gallbladder duct) treated earlier (2007) by surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. She was having her primary disease in CBD, Pancreas and duodenum. Luckily, she was operated by Wipples Protocol and completed her chemotherapy/radiation but the success was short lived. After 9 months she developed a swelling in chest wall involving pectoral muscle. The surgeon took a second chance and she was again operated for chest wall metastasis. She was offered second line chemotherapy by she refused it in her primary hospital on the grounds that this would give her no long term benefit. She came to know of us and discussed the treatment plan. We planned to give customized Dendritic cell therapy along with low dose chemotherapy (gemcitabine) in order to have proliferative property of T cells and Dendritic cells. We gave her three doses of gemcitabine and about 22 doses of Denvax therapy. In Feb 2009, she was evaluated with PET CT scan and to her surprise she has no evidence of disease after completion of 2 years of treatment. She is continuing with Denvax but at 2-3 months interval.

BRAIN CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

We have treated many patients of advanced stage brain cancer (Glioma multiform - WHO Grade IV variety). Most of the patients survived longer than their similar controls (cohorts). These patients came to us when they had second or third relapse after surgery but no one received the therapy when it is actually required i.e. immediately after surgery. If we could have done it at that stage probably we may have some data to show that their tumor had no relapse thereafter.

CANCER CBD (involving gallbladder / pancreas / chest wall) and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

We have treated a lady having history of CA CBD involving pancreas and duodenum, operated in 2007 (Wipples surgery). She received chemotherapy and radiotherapy but developed secondary chest wall disease in late 2007. Again she was operated and her biopsy report indicated malignancy. The cut section was not free of tumor (margins were having malignant cells indicating the disease was still present in the tumor bed). She was again advised to receive chemotherapy but she took our advise and we started treating her with low dose gemcitabine chemotherapy along with DENVAX therapy. She kept receiving three doses of gemcitabine and three doses of DENVAX in initial two months period, thereafter kept on DENVAX monthly therapy. She was constantly monitored by serum marker tests and ultrasound exams. In August, 2009 she was subjected to PET CT exam and found to be completely free of disease- no active lesions were found. She has been kept on DENVAX therapy at 3 monthly interval and is like any other cured cancer patient. It is to be noted that conventional oncology has no cure for such patients. Let us also explain the rationale of success in this patient - and that is she started receiving therapy of DENVAx at minimal tumor load, where actually Dendritic cells work wonders in not allowing the cancer to progress any further.

PROSTRATE CANCER and treatment using Dendritic Cell therapy

A 74 years old male presented to us with complaints of inoperable prostate cancer with metastasis to pelvic bones. He was having pain in limbs and has difficulty to move and remain bed ridden for most of the time. Initially he responded with hormone therapy but gradually it turned hormone resistant. He has to take three to four doses of pain killers for day to day management. We started with DENVAX therapy in the year 2007. Within three doses of the therapy he became pain free requiring no pain killer medication. Gradually he resumed his day to day activities including riding the motorcycle and going back to his shop. His PSA level remained stable at 4-5 units. He is continuing the treatment and receiving doses of DENVAX every three months.

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