- An Indian doctor soon operates Eman Ahmed Abd El-Aty with no other purpose than to free her from her obesity. The 36-year-old Egyptian weighs in their own words 500 kilos. The doctor estimated her on the basis of photographs on at least 450 kilos. Thus it is the heaviest living woman.
Abd el-Aty was already a quarter of a century not leave her home. From the age of eleven she rose rapidly in weight due to an illness. They will soon be flown by special charter to Mumbai in India. The Indian surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala is considered a specialist for surgery in obesity. He estimates that his patient for surgery and recovery at least two to three months to stay in his hospital.
It is intended that the woman finally has a weight of below 100 kg. That process takes two to three years.