Rishi, four, loses 2st with op: Sweet-toothed youngster has extreme surgery after tipping the scales …

Gastric Bypass Surgery for Boy of 4

A boy of four, believed to be the youngest person in the world to have weight-loss surgery, has lost 13kg (2st) six months after his operation.

Rishi Khatau had ballooned to 44kg (7st) and was wearing large adult T-shirts and 92cm (36in) waist trousers when doctors performed a gastrectomy – where they cut away nearly three-quarters of his stomach.

The surgery has the same effect as a gastric band and doctors took the decision to carry out the £3,000

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