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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 247-250

Obesity surgery can be life saving


1 Dr DY Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune, India
2 Obesity Surgery Clinic, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Sangram Jadhav
Dr DY Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.7707/hmj.v6i2.228

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An 11-month-old female, who was born to consanguineous parents, weighed 19 kg at the time of referral from the Endocrine Department of Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital to the Obesity Surgery Clinic for consideration for bariatric surgery. The patient had been admitted to the Endocrine Department of Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital by her parents at the age of 2 months. The parents had lost their elder child at the age of 18 months and weighing 22 kg. The only chance of survival for the patient was to perform laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.


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