Most morbidly obese patients require two bariatric surgeries
Shedding kilos or losing weight will entail not one but two surgeries for the 500-kg Egyptian woman who wants to fly to Mumbai for a bariatric weight-reduction surgery.
"It is not technically possible for people with a body mass index (a ratio of weight and height) of over 60 lose their excess weight easily .Most need two surgeries, done a few years apart," said bariatric surgeon Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, whose tweet last week ensured that 36-year-old Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty got a visa to fly to India....