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Dr George Petrou

MBBS BSc (Med) FRACS

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Louise Petrou

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Dr George Petrou

MBBS BSc (Med) FRACS

MID NORTH COAST BARIATRIC & HERNIA CENTRE

Dr Petrou is a Senior Visiting Medical Officer with Mid North Coast Local Health District since 2008. His expertise includes bariatric surgery, liver resection surgery, gastroscopy and colonoscopy … more info

Disclaimer

The procedures discussed on this site are regularly performed by Dr Petrou. The surgical procedures described are invasive procedures which carry risks. Before proceding you should always discuss the implications of surgery with your GP or chosen Specialist Surgeon. A second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner is recommended.

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Bariatric surgery significantly reduces the risk of pancreatic cancer in type 2 diabetics.

By O Haskins for Bariatric News. Bariatric, Metabolic & Diabetes surgery significantly cuts the risk of developing pancreatic cancer in people with obesity and diabetes, a new 20-year analysis has found. The study, presented at UEG Week 2020 Virtual, analysed 1,435,350 patients with concurrent diabetes and obesity over a 20-year period. For pancreatic cancer, cases…

Bariatric Surgery? Only if You Want a Longer Life.

Courtesy: Ted Kyle, Editor, Conscience Health. We understand. Surgery is daunting. Bias against people living with obesity is rampant. Some friends and family will criticize. Some doctors will discourage. Health plans often make it hard. So many people feel reluctance about seeking bariatric surgery. But a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine…

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