Obese toddler’s procedure appals surgeon

The world-record-breaking case of an obese toddler undergoing a sleeve gastrectomy has been described as appalling by Australia's head bariatric surgery honcho.

Associate Professor Wendy Brown (pictured), president of the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand, said "no one knows" what the long-term health impacts of surgery might be on such a young child and she "wouldn't condone" such a procedure.

Removing part of the boy's stomach could dramatically