Obesity, Diet and Nutrition

Introduction WHO estimates prevalence of obesity has tripled since 1970s In 2016 – 2 billion adults worldwide were overweight or obese In Australia, 2/3rdof people are overweight or obese Due to increase in availability...

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Obstructive Jaundice

Introduction Obstructive Jaundice is a fairly common presentation to the emergency department and surgical teams. The most common cause is gallstones. You may also want to read about Gallstones and Jaundice for more information....

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Oesophageal Tumours

Summary There are 4 types of oesophageal tumour; adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, leiomyoma and squamous papilloma. Squamous cell and adenocarcinoma are by far the most common. Squamous cell carcinoma Epidemiology 2-3 per 100 000...

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