Daily Archives: February 13, 2014

Hispanic stroke patients less likely to receive clot-busting drugs in border states

American Heart Association

Hispanic stroke patients admitted to hospitals in the border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas were less likely than non-Hispanics in the same border states to receive clot-busting drugs and more likely to die, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014.

Mexico medical tourism thrives

Kent Paterson

Frontera NorteSur | FNS Feature

Price. Quality. Technology. That was the triple message Dr. Octavio Gonzalez had for attendees of the Medical Matters 2014 conference held earlier this week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The veteran dentist was among

Medical services in Guadalajara, Jalisco, merit street-level advertising. [Photo courtesy of Wonderlane under Creative Commons license. Terms below.]

Medical services in Guadalajara, Jalisco, merit street-level advertising. [Photo courtesy of Wonderlane under Creative Commons license. Terms below.]

dozens of exhibitors at an event catering to expatriates, snowbirds and tourists in the Mexican coastal city.

Gonzalez estimated that 95 percent of his customers hail from the United States, Canada and Europe, mostly from North America.

Under the worst scenario,” Gonzalez told FNS, the prices of his Dental Avant Garde company might reach a third of comparable costs in the U.S. and Canada.

Gonzalez’s firm specializes in dental implants and full mouth functional rehabilitation.

Apart from pocketbook savings, a visit to Dental Avant Garde has other advantages over seeing a dentist north of the border, Gonzalez insisted.

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