Mumbai -After a long wait and several attempts, 500-kg Egyptian woman reached Mumbai on Saturday for her bariatric weight reduction surgery. Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty did not get out of her home in Kahira for the past 25 years. She landed early morning at 4.10 am in Mumbai. She will be treated in Saifee hospital located in Charni road. One of the heaviest women in the world, she is currently under the care of bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala, and his team of doctors. A special bed was created by local Egyptian artisans in requirements with the safety precautions as laid out by the Egypt Air for her safe airlift to India.
Eman was accompanied by Aparna Govil Bhasker, an Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon at Centre of Obesity and Digestive Surgery and Head of Department of Bariatric surgery at Saifee hospital, and Kamlesh Bohra, Senior Intensivist, Department of Critical and Intensive Care at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai. A special room has been created to accomodate Eman. The total expense in creating that room sums up to Rs 2 crore.