Texas Girl with medically induced obesity to have surgery in Ohio


The same tumor also damaged the part of her brain that was responsible for hunger signals.

The operation had a lot of risks. The girl survived that surgery but now the girls suffers from what experts call medically induced obesity. The girl who had well over 200 pounds underwent a weight-loss surgery procedure in Texas and is now recovering in the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Doctors say that now after the operation Saphiro will resolve many other of her health problems that were caused by her previous condition. After recovering the girl will have a high chance to get past her current pulmonary issues and her type 2 diabetes.


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