Comparing the aetiologies and presentations of two cases in Jamaica, West Indies in the Caribbean. The goal of this lecture is to outline the various predisposing factors on the onset of the disease process following several years of exposure to the infective process. We will expose the investigative options to confirm the disease and staging and pre-operative evaluation.
Dr. Thomas gained his MBBS at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica in 1981. Between1989 and 1999 he became a Fellow Royal College of Surgeons, Fellow American College of Surgeons and Fellow International College of Surgeons. Between 2005 and 2007 he performed the first Laparoscopic Nissen’s Fundoplication and Hiatus Hernia Repair and the Laparoscopic Bariatric Sleeve Gastrectomy, in Jamaica. He wrote several academic papers for publishing, served as President of the Association of Surgeons in Jamaica and has presented at academic conferences locally and internationally. He’s currently a Consultant, Laparoscopic General Surgeon with over 33 years of experience in Public Hospitals and private practice.