Eman Ahmed discharged from Saifee Hospital

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At 170kg, Eman, once known as the world's heaviest woman, is now lighter by over 350kg following her treatment at the Saifee hospital in Mumbai.

The story of Eman Ahmed, who was until recently said to be the worlds heaviest woman and underwent treatment at a Mumbai hospital, has left the Egyptians confused as their initial euphoria turned into disappointment following her sisters allegations against Indian doctors.

Eman underwent bariatric surgery in March in which doctors reduced the size of her stomach by two-thirds, so as to reduce her food intake.

Eman's discharge from Saifee hospital got delayed amid reports that there was some difference of opinion on Eman's handing over to the authorities of Burjeel Hospital in UAE (where she would undergo further treatment).

Eman has suffered a stroke and faced a series of other serious ailments owing to her weight including diabetes, high blood pressure, hypertension and sleep deprivation.

Appearing very different compared to her arrival in a cargo aircraft from Alexandria and then hoisted on a crane to go to Saifee Hospital, the 37-year old Eman looked relaxed though a tad bewildered by all the attention.

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He said this had prompted Ms Selim to make her allegations and also take the decision to move her to Abu Dhabi.

The hospital had alleged that Shaimaa tried to put water in Eman's mouth, despite being told that she must be fed by tube only. A green corridor was created between Charni Road and the airport.

Shaimaa Salim showed her gratitude to the Indian doctors for treating her sister Eman. Lakdawala, too, had denied the charge. Every treatment plan, method was debated with great detail.

Nurses who took care of Eman for months said in a tweet, although she has left the hospital her memories will always remain with them.

"Eman is fine and is doing good". But she would need further surgery to walk again, he said. Her genetic tests had showed that she has a rare gene mutation that can not be cured through surgery.

When contacted, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, who treated Eman at Saifee Hospital, told PTI that the hospital followed "normal protocols".

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