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Echocardiography to be done to assess the condition of the heart

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According to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata, Sourav ganguly had an uneventful night and will need an echocardiogram on Monday to check his heart function. The nine-member medical council is meeting Monday morning to check on his heart function. They will discuss the subsequent treatment plan with his family.

The medical bulletin stated: “The attending physicians constantly monitor his state of health and take the appropriate measures from time to time.”

Ganguly, a former Indian captain and president of BCCI, was hospitalized around 1 p.m. Saturday with chest discomfort, heaviness in his head, vomiting and dizziness as he exercised in his home gym around 11 hours.

Following his admission, an angioplasty was successfully performed. Her family has a history of ischemic heart disease (IHD). Ganguly, 48, tested negative for the coronavirus on Saturday.

By specifying its parameters, the bulletin states: “Currently Afebrile. Pulse-70 / min, BP- 120 / 80mmHg, Spo2-97% in ambient air. Respiratory rate-16 / min. “

According to reports, prominent cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty has been invited by Ganguly’s family to guide the medical team with his opinion.

PM Narendra Modi, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee inquires about Sourav Ganguly’s health

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also visited Woodlands Hospital on Saturday evening to inquire about Ganguly’s state of health.

Interacting with the media, she said,

“He (Ganguly) is fine now, he even spoke to me. I thank the doctors and hospital authorities for making the right decision to perform angioplasty. I had no idea that international athletes like him are not being checked. I asked Avishek Dalmiya (Head of CAB) to perform pre-match medical checks on cricketers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Ganguly on Sunday to inquire about his state of health. According to reports, the Prime Minister told the Indian cricket legend that he will be transported overseas by the central government if necessary.

Undoubtedly the greatest left-handed drummer to represent India, Ganguly is also considered one of the game’s best captains, who led India’s remarkable transition at the turn of the century.

Posted on Jan 04, 2021 12:26 PM


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