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Poland in May!

Postby mags4short » Mon Mar 01, 2010 1:46 am

Hi, I have received an email to say that I will be sent an appointment in May and am exited to say the least.

I have been told about paying 3 weeks beforehand and that the price is 6 900 euros. What I do not know is what this includes?

Does anyone have a breakdown of what is included? I assume it includes the tests and prodedure if needed, but I believe after reading the forum that it now also includes accomodation. Is this right?

If so is it only accomodation for myself? My husband will be coming with me and I wanted to make sure that we both have somewhere to stop :)

I want to start looking at flights etc and I suppose I can wait until I receive the next email with the date etc, but am like a dog with a new bone, I want to get things rolling and know where I am :o

Any info will be gratefully recieved, Mags xx
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Postby fiddler » Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:53 am

Hi Mags,
The details are somewhere in more than one thread on this forum, but I didn't find it yet while doing a quick search. This is what I remember and/or can dig out of my own e-mails:

6900 euros covers all expenses: MRV, Doppler, Doctors consults, procedure, 5 days of hotel (Qubus), taxi from and to the Katowice or Krakow airports, taxis to and from all tests and procedures.
If the entire procedure isn't done, then money is refunded according to this formula:

If the treatment ends with MRV and Doppler only the patient is refunded 5 100 euro out of previously paid 6 900. If the treatment ends with flebography, patients are refunded 4 200 euro.

I am sure that the cost of a second person is included in the hotel cost since almost everyone is bringing someone with them.
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Postby mags4short » Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:14 am

Thanks Ted, you are a star!

I believe that you are going earlier than me, I look forward to the updates.

Good luck,

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Postby Badger » Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:11 am

I am going to Poland 23/03, the price includes tranfers to and from the airport as well as transfers to the hospital on the required days. It also includes 5 nights in the Qubus hotel B&B.

Good luck :lol:
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Postby mags4short » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:11 am

Thanks Badger,

Is the stay at the hotel in a double room, or would I have to book my hubby in myself?

Good luck this month, I look forward to hearing about your progress :) .

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Postby ClaireParry » Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:19 am

Hi,

In my mail from them it states clearly that a double room is booked.

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Postby BalsaBoy » Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:52 pm

Badger wrote:I am going to Poland 23/03, the price includes tranfers to and from the airport as well as transfers to the hospital on the required days. It also includes 5 nights in the Qubus hotel B&B.

Good luck :lol:


Good luck in Poland, Badger. You're a pioneer for us MS punters in the West of Scotland.

Which airport and airline are you using?
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Postby mags4short » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:22 am

Hi,

In my mail from them it states clearly that a double room is booked.

Claire


Thanks Claire, that clears that up :)

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Postby Lelo » Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:50 am

Don´t do the same mistake I did . Booking the flights before you recieve the appropiated time. I had to renew my booking and it did cost me 150 euro x-tra But what the fuhq

Now back to the chili and basilseeds :D
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    Postby mags4short » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:14 am

    OK, thanks for that. I will wait until I get the date :)

    I hope that the trip was worthwhile for you.

    Best wishes,

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    Postby Lelo » Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:26 am

    Mags4short - I am scheduled for ex and ev.op next week :)
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    Postby Nick » Sat Mar 06, 2010 10:07 am

    Here is the info Ted was referring to.

    Price and details as of 11-Dec-09

    -vascular specialist consultation with non invasive diagnostic procedure (color doppler and MRV) -300 euro
    -vascular specialist consultation with non- and invasive diagnostic procedures (angiography) -1100 euro
    vascular specialist consultation, all necessary examinations and an endovacular procedure (PTA)-3500 euro
    -vascular specialist consultation, all necessary examinations and an endovascular procedure
    (1 stent implantation)..................................................................................................4200 euro
    -vascular specialist consultation, all necessary examination and an endovascular procedure (2 stents implantation)-4700 euro


    Price and details as of 21-Jan-10
    6 900 euro : angioplasty with stenting – 1 stent (if more than one stent is placed, each additional stent costs 500 euro)
    6 400 euro : angioplasty

    The price includes:
     Vascular surgeon/angiologist consultation
     Color Doppler ultrasound examination
     MRI examination
     Endovascular procedure (angioplasty or stenting)
     introductory consultation with the leading doctor
     5-night stay in 4-star hotel (breakfast included)
     Transportation to the examination and procedure facilities (Doppler, MRI, surgery)
     Transportation from/to Pyrzowice (Katowice) or Balice (Kraków) Airport
     EuroMedic personnel assist during your stay
     telephone hot-line assistance

     If for medical reasons angioplasty or stenting cannot be performed the package price amounts to:
     2 700 euro : Full diagnostics with phlebography
     1 800 euro : color Doppler ultrasound and MRI examination


    Cheers
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    Postby grammastang » Sat Mar 06, 2010 11:00 am

    Who are you going to see in Poland
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    Postby mags4short » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:15 am

    Lelo wrote:Mags4short - I am scheduled for ex and ev.op next week :)


    Good luck Lelo, let me know how you go,

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    Postby mags4short » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:17 am

    Nick wrote:Here is the info Ted was referring to.

    Price and details as of 11-Dec-09

    -vascular specialist consultation with non invasive diagnostic procedure (color doppler and MRV) -300 euro
    -vascular specialist consultation with non- and invasive diagnostic procedures (angiography) -1100 euro
    vascular specialist consultation, all necessary examinations and an endovacular procedure (PTA)-3500 euro
    -vascular specialist consultation, all necessary examinations and an endovascular procedure
    (1 stent implantation)..................................................................................................4200 euro
    -vascular specialist consultation, all necessary examination and an endovascular procedure (2 stents implantation)-4700 euro


    Price and details as of 21-Jan-10
    6 900 euro : angioplasty with stenting – 1 stent (if more than one stent is placed, each additional stent costs 500 euro)
    6 400 euro : angioplasty

    The price includes:
     Vascular surgeon/angiologist consultation
     Color Doppler ultrasound examination
     MRI examination
     Endovascular procedure (angioplasty or stenting)
     introductory consultation with the leading doctor
     5-night stay in 4-star hotel (breakfast included)
     Transportation to the examination and procedure facilities (Doppler, MRI, surgery)
     Transportation from/to Pyrzowice (Katowice) or Balice (Kraków) Airport
     EuroMedic personnel assist during your stay
     telephone hot-line assistance

     If for medical reasons angioplasty or stenting cannot be performed the package price amounts to:
     2 700 euro : Full diagnostics with phlebography
     1 800 euro : color Doppler ultrasound and MRI examination


    Cheers
    Nick


    Thanks Nick,

    That helps, I am going to print it off, just need to find the funds somewhere, but I am sure it will be worth every penny!

    Thanks again,

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