Compare the cost of surgery at U.S. hospitals and at hospitals abroad by completing this worksheet, which can be printed out. (The lefthand column shows sample entries.) Totals will automatically be updated with each new entry. The estimator was taken from Patients Beyond Borders, a bestselling series of consumer guides to international medical travel that have helped thousands of patients plan for successful procedures abroad. Healthy Travel Media, publisher of the series, has become a clearinghouse for valuable information about medical and wellness travel.