Shocking! Bariatric surgery claims life of Chennai woman

Updated On : 25 Sep , 2017 , 10:57 PM
Shocking! Bariatric surgery claims life of a Chennai woman!
Shocking! Bariatric surgery claims life of a Chennai woman!
New Delhi:

Now a days, most of the weight loss surgeries are performed using minimally invasive techniques, but still are not fully safe and secure.

People opt for a bariatric surgery after several usual weight losing techniques and home made remedies fail to do wonders in life of an obsese person.

Latest media reports suggest that, a Chennai woman breathed her last at Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access in Kilpauk while going through the process and was reportedly about of 160 kilos.

There are reports that, A.Valarmathi was a native of Keezhnaachipatti village in Tiruvannamalai district.

Though three children of Valarmathi had also gone under the surgery, the process proved deadly for her as she succumbed to death after facing some serious kind of complications.

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Talking about Valarmathi's recent demise her husband Alagesan said, "We came for obesity treatment for my wife. Doctors said that they will do weight loss surgery for four in our family. They said that we do not have to bear all the costs and just have to pose for photographs before and after the surgery."

According to sources, the family has spent a huge amount for medicines and consultations till the time and nine more surgeries were scheduled to be done in near future.

After Valarmathis death family members claim that medical negligence is the main reason behind the tragedy and filed a police complaint over the same.

Kilpauk Police registered a case under section 174 of CrPC (suspicious death). The body was moved to the Government hospital for autopsy.

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"The bodies have been sent for post-mortem. Only after the receipt of the post-mortem reports will we approach the Medical Council of India for further action in the case. After obtaining the necessary clearance, we may decide on the further course of action," V. Balan, Inspector of Police, Kilpauk was quoted while talking about the same.

First Published : Sunday, September 24, 2017 07:25 PM
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