Main Conditions Treated
Dr Betros performs many general surgery procedures. Here are some of the more commonly requested operations.
Diverticular disease is a condition that generally effects the colon (also known as the large bowel or large intestine) but it can in fact involve anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract including the oesophagus, stomach and small bowel. It is the presence of “pockets” or “pouches” that push out from the wall of the bowel. The […]Read More
Bowel cancer (also known as colon cancer) is common in Australia and the western world. Approximately 1 out of 20 people will develop a bowel cancer in their lifetime and there are approximately 13,000 new cases diagnosed in Australia every year. This number is increasing every year. Even though this is a very common problem, […]Read More
Gallstones are very common in Australia. Most patients with gallstones may not know they have them and may never need surgery for them if there have been no symptoms. If you have been diagnosed with gallstones, it will most likely be for one of the following two reasons: 1. You had symptoms or blood test […]Read More
A hernia is a protrusion of tissue from one part of your body, through the tissue wall that contains it, into another part of the body. There are many types of hernias and they are named depending on where they occur in your body. The commonest hernias that effect patients are abdominal hernias. These are […]Read More