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State of the Heart: A Medical Tourist's True Story of Lifesaving Surgery in India

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In 2004, at the age of fifty-three, self-employed contractor Howard Staab learns that a leaking mitral valve in his heart needs to be repaired. Left untreated, his doctors tell Stabb, his condition may kill him at any moment. The procedure to repair the heart valve costs at least $200,000 at the Durham Regional Hospital near Stabb's North Carolina home-if there are no comp ...more
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by New Harbinger Publications
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Very interesting book in terms of seeking health care in other countries, some parts were very inspirational and real. Story telling was a little all over the place and sometimes hard to understand the reasoning for that.
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