World’s heaviest woman Eman Ahmed undergoes surgery for obesity in Mumbai

A team of doctors at Saifee hospital performed a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on Eman on March 7, the hospital said in statement.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:March 9, 2017 5:35 pm
Eman Ahmed, world heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed surger, Eman Ahmed mumbai, egypt fat woman, egypt heaviest woman, indina express news, india news Eman Ahmed at Saifee Hospital.

Eman Ahmed, the world’s heaviest woman with a weight of 500 kg, has undergone a surgery at a hospital here after she was flown from Egypt for treatment last month.

A team of doctors at Saifee hospital performed a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on Eman on March 7, the hospital said in statement.

Read | Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai

The 36-year-old is now on a oral fluids diet and accepting them well. The medical team treating her will make efforts to cure all her associated medical problems, and get her fit enough to fly back to Egypt as soon as possible, the hospital said.

Read | Eman Ahmed sheds over 100 kgs, now able to sit on her own

She is now in post-operative care, it said. Before being brought to Mumbai in a specially chartered flight, Eman was confined to her bed and had not moved out of her house for the last 25 years.

After landing here, she was lifted, along with the bed on which she laid while travelling, with the help of a crane and taken to the hospital. The bed was made especially for her travel.

Eman is currently under the care of city-based bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala and his team.

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results