'World's heaviest woman' is seen sitting up for the first time after losing HALF her 78 stone weight following life-saving surgery

Mail Online | 4/21/2017 | Darren Boyle for MailOnline
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The 'world's heaviest woman' has sat up in bed for the first time in years having shed half her bodyweight in just two months.

Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty weighed 78 stone (1,092 pounds) when she arrived in Mumbai in February on a specially modified plane to undergo emergency weight-loss surgery.

Videos - Week - Saifee - Hospital - Surgery

In videos provided this week by the Saifee Hospital, where the 37-year-old successfully had bariatric surgery last month, Abd El Aty can be seen sitting up and smiling while listening to music.

Doctors said: 'She looks a happier and slimmer version of her past self. She can finally fit into a wheelchair and sit for a longer period of time, something we never dreamt of three months back.'

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So far she has lost 39 stone.

Abd El Aty had not left her home in Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria for two decades until she arrived in India's commercial capital on February 11.

Liquid - Diet - Weight - Level - Doctors

She was put on a special liquid diet to get her weight down to a low enough level for doctors to perform bariatric surgery, essentially a stomach-shrinking bypass procedure carried out on those wanting to...
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