A Gosford Private Hospital General Surgeon has been selected to present at the prestigious Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ Annual Scientific Congress to be held in Bangkok in May.
Gosford’s, Dr Hock Ping Cheah, has been selected to present at the Congress and will be accompanied by, Dr Kenneth Wong.
Together the pair will be presenting their research on the different types of materials used to improve outcomes and reduce the need for blood transfusion in sleeve gastrectomy weight loss surgery.
In the group of patients analysed in their research, not one patient required blood transfusion, with the pair having an overall transfusion rate of just 2/1200 patients (less than 0.2 per cent).
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Matt Kelly, Gosford Private Hospital