World's heaviest woman arrives in Mumbai for surgery

| Updated: Feb 11, 2017 16:12 IST

Mumbai [India], Feb.11, (ANI): Eman Ahmad, 36, the world's heaviest woman and a resident of Egypt has arrived in at Mumbai for treatment at the Saifee Hospital. Eman is 500-kg -plus woman and this is her first trip out of her home in last 25 years. She reached Mumbai at 4a.m. on Saturday for her weight reduction-bariatric surgery. With the help of local Egyptian artisans, Egyptian Air arranged a special bed for her so that she is comfortable while travelling. All equipments required for any kind of emergency were also available in the flight. Shaimaa Ahmad, Eman's sister is also accompanying her along with two doctors Dr.Aparna Govil Bhaskar and Dr. Kamlesh Bohra. Bariatric surgeon Dr. Mufazzal Lakdawala will handle her case once she stabilizes. After reaching Mumbai, Emaan was taken to the hospital in a fully equipped truck followed by an ambulance and police van. A special room has been set up for her at the hospital. She is currently suffering from lymphedema, water retention, two diabetes, hypertension, and hypothyroidism, and highly obstructive and restrictive lung disease, gout and is at a very high risk of pulmonary embolism. She has suffered a stroke which resulted in paralysis of her right arm and leg. (ANI)