Friday, January 20, 2006

First Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair for American in Chennai

The first Amercian citizen under went shoulder arthroscopy and a mini open rotator cuff repair for a full thickness rotator cuff tear at Chennai. A 47 year old civil engineering contractor from North Carolina put an end to his 20 year old shoulder problem at 1/ 20th of cost of treatment in the US. His friend had recently paid up 58000 US dollars for a similar surgery whereas his treatment cost him only 200 $ in Chennai.

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