NSW Coroner finds surgeon should never have performed obese woman’s weight-loss operation

NSW Coroner finds surgeon should never have performed obese woman’s weight-loss operation

Updated April 26, 2018 12:48:41 A Sydney surgeon should never have operated on a obese woman who died when her stomach developed a tear after weight-loss surgery, a Coroner has found. Margot Pegum, 68, had a balloon inserted in her stomach in April 2015, despite being at higher risk due …

Obese woman dies three months after weight-loss surgery

Obese woman dies three months after weight-loss surgery

Posted April 03, 2018 14:13:13 Photo: Margot Pegum chose to undergo intragastric balloon surgery after researching various weight loss surgery options. (Pixabay, CC0) An obese woman who died after complications from weight-loss surgery had a tear in her stomach and had been dry retching repeatedly, an inquest has heard. Margaret …