Published: Fri, March 10, 2017
Health Care | By Kelly Miles

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai

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

"Eman successfully underwent a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on March 7th 2017 at Saifee Hospital".

But the hospital has now said she lost 100kg after Tuesday's operation. The 36-year-old is now on a oral fluids and accepting them well. The rest of the treatment for the medical team will consist in correcting all the associated medical problems and putting her back in sufficient condition so that she can go back to Egypt as soon as possible, "the text continues".

"We are happy to inform all well-wishers that the medical team of Saifee Hospital has successfully performed the surgery on Eman Ahmed", said a statement.

"Eman has lost over 100 kilograms (220 pounds) and has been shedding weight gradually on a daily basis with all the treatment and support", she told AFP.

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Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is used as a last resort to treat people who are dangerously obese (having a body mass index of 40 or above or 35 plus other obesity-related health conditions).

Ms Ahmed has been in hospital since February 10th when she was moved out of her home for the first time in 25 years by removing the wall from her room and a crane lifted out her bed.

However, Dr Lakdawala told the BBC in December that he believed Ms Abd El Aty did not have elephantiasis but suffered from obesity-related lymphoedema which causes very big swelling of the legs.

They say she is now able to sit up and is expected to spend several months being monitored and receiving physiotherapy to exercise her muscles before returning to Egypt. The diet helped her drop 14 pounds a day.

India, which has seen a steep rise in bariatric surgery in recent years due to an increasing obesity problem, is a popular destination for foreigners seeking medical treatment due to low costs and no waiting lists.

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