A team of four doctors from VPS Healthcare in Abu Dhabi visited Saifee Hospital to review Eman Ahmed’s medical reports on her sister’s insistence. Highly placed sources who are close to the team of doctors treating Eman, said that there are talks of her being shifted to Abu-Dhabi.
Eman was once considered as world’s heaviest woman weighing 500kg.
Her sister Shaimaa Selim has been flooding the social networking sites with videos and messages on Eman’s deteriorating health status post her bariatric surgery in Saifee Hospital.
“A team of doctors from VPS Healthcare visited us today and we cooperated with them with all the medical reports of Eman. We briefed them on her health condition and also accompanied them to meet her while she was undergoing physiotherapy sessions,” said Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker, one of the doctors treating Eman.
In a video that has now gone viral, Shaimaa claimed that her sibling was critically ill and the hospital and doctors claim of her recovery was a lie. Her last video update showed Saifee medical staff video recording while giving physiotherapy to Eman. Shaimaa accused the hospital of invading privacy by video recording her.
“Since she has no faith in us and continues to defame us on social networking sites, we have decided to call up on a team of senior doctors from Mumbai who are not related to the hospital and can give a neutral opinion on her case. They will be visiting the hospital on Thursday (April 27),” said Dr Bhasker.
Among the doctors who will be visiting Eman on Thursday (April 27) is renowned bariatric surgeon Dr Ramen Goel, Director, Center of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Wockhardt Hospitals.
“I have been called to see her medical reports and give my views on the course of treatment taken up by the Saifee hospital doctors. I will also be evaluating her present medical status before submitting my report,” said Dr Goel.
Dr Arun Prasad, Vice-President of the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI), the umbrella body of bariatric surgeons in India, has called the incident ‘unfortunate’ for the medical fraternity. He said the OSSI will soon be issuing a statement on the issue.