World's heaviest women's surgery was successful done in Mumbai !

Mar 10, 2017, 00:39
World's heaviest women's surgery was successful done in Mumbai !

Eman's condition will now be monitored before the next surgery is fixed to bring her down to a lean and trim 100 kgs or so.

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 37, initially weighed some 500 kilograms because of her elephantiasis, a pathology that causes swelling of the limbs and other parts of the body.

An Egyptian woman, who's believed to be the world's heaviest woman, underwent a successful weight loss surgery after losing more than 200 pounds, doctors in India said Thursday.

The 36-year-old has been bedridden in her Alexandria home for the last 25 years before she was flown to Mumbai in February for treatment.

Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, the bariatric surgeon treating Eman, said: 'We thought she would lose around 50kg, but we are surprised to observe that she has lost more than 100kg.

The patient "is now fed with oral fluids and accepts them well".

The patient had arrived in Bombay last month to undergo bariatric surgery to reduce the size of her stomach.

As told by the family of the women to the doctors, Eman as a child she was diagnosed with elephantiasis, a condition that causes the limbs and other body parts to swell, leaving her nearly immobile.

The Egyptian is still believed to be the world's heaviest woman ahead of American Pauline Potter who the Guinness Book of World Records recorded at 293 kilos (645 pounds) in July a year ago.

Dr. Lakdawala said in the next six months, she will lose another 100 to 150 kg.Before being brought to Mumbai on a special.

Abd El Aty, who is from the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, was flown to India's commercial capital in a specially modified Airbus on Saturday, Feb. 11 for treatment.

Weight has always been a problem for El Aty.

Her request for a visa to get to Mumbai was refused at the start, but she then sent a tweet to India's foreign minister, who became personally involved in the case. "We had to remove her gallbladder as well, as she had 15 stones", he said.

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is a stomach shrinking bypass procedure.