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Egyptian national Eman Ahmed, world's 'heaviest' woman, dies in UAE

Eman was admitted to the Abu Dhabi hospital in May and was under the supervision of over 20 doctors

IANS  |  Abu Dhabi 

Eman Ahmed
Eman Ahmed | Photo: Twitter

Egyptian Ahmed Abdelaty, once known as the world heaviest woman, passed away here on Monday, a media report said.

According to medical experts at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, died at 4.35 a.m. due to "complications from the underlying comorbid conditions, including and kidney dysfunction", the Khaleej Times reported.

was admitted to the hospital in May and was under the supervision of over 20 doctors from different specialities, who were managing her medical condition from the time she arrived in the

The 36-year-old, who initially weighed 500 kg, had undergone a drastic in in March.

had shed at least 300 kg since undergoing several medical procedures, according to reports.

She was brought to from Alexandria on February 11 by an Egypt Air fully-equipped cargo flight. underwent the on March 7 at the city's Saifee Hospital and was put on oral fluids.

However, later Eman's sister Shaaima Selim alleged on that the patient was not treated for weight loss properly and her health had deteriorated at the privately-owned hospital in

Shaaima accused bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala, Chairman of the Saifee Hospital Institute of Minimal Access Surgical Sciences and Research Centre, of being "a liar" and had posted on videos and photos purportedly raising doubts over the patient's progress.

First Published: Mon, September 25 2017. 15:53 IST
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