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As word has spread about high quality care and cut-rate prices, the global medical tourism market has been valued at around €14 billion a year.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
17th November, 2007

As word has spread about high quality care and cut-rate prices, the global medical tourism market has been valued at around €14 billion a year.

When Brian Costello announced that he was travelling to Hungary for major dental work, some may have thought he had lost his mind. They may have envisaged him falling victim to foreign quackery, with untrained dentists burrowing into his mouth using rusty needles.

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