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A Tasmanian coroner has found that one of the state's best known surgeons contributed to the cause of death of one of his patients. Joanne York died 10 days after undergoing gastric lap-banding surgery in the Hobart Private Hospital. Coroner Rod Chandler says surgeon Stephen Wilkinson made a mistake in not further investigating an infection.
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