“He will probably be on oral medicines and will probably be monitored by medical doctors and nurses every day at home“
Sourav Ganguly will probably be discharged from Kolkata’s Woodlands Hospital, the place he was admitted after complaining of chest pain and discomfort on January 2, on Wednesday.
Hospital spokespersons have confirmed that blockage in his coronary arteries had been discovered, for which he underwent “stenting of the best coronary artery”, and that the previous India captain and current BCCI president was “doing nicely“. After being discharged, Ganguly can be on oral remedy and can be “monitored by medical doctors and nurses every day at home“.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
“Sourav Ganguly is doing nicely as clinically anticipated by all of us,” Dr Rupali Basu, MD and CEO of the hospital, instructed reporters in Kolkata on Tuesday. “He slept nicely, he had his breakfast, he spoke to us and he is seen by his group of medical doctors. Dr Devi Shetty (cardiac surgeon) is right here and he has not solely frolicked with Sourav, but additionally with the group of medical doctors bodily right this moment
“We reconfirm the consensus resolution from the very skilled medical board with 13 members and two skilled opinions – whole 15 medical doctors from overseas and India – that we’ve determined that Sourav will probably be discharged from the hospital tomorrow, January sixth, 2021. He will probably be on oral medicines and will probably be monitored by medical doctors and nurses every day at dwelling. Sourav will after all be prepared for the following course of procedures or medical interventions after about two to a few weeks.”
Dr Basu additionally mentioned that Ganguly had no recognized comorbidities, however a household historical past of coronary heart ailments and that he had tested detrimental for Covid-19.
Addressing the media contingent exterior the hospital, Dr Shetty mentioned, “Sourav did not have any main drawback. That is the issue which most Indians’ expertise all through their occasions, that’s a blockage within the coronary artery.
“Did he have a heart injury? No. He had a blockage, and he was getting some discomfort, however on the proper time he landed in the best hospital, and he had the best therapy. His heart is right to this moment as strong because it was when Sourav was 20 years outdated. I would like everybody to know that he did not have a significant cardiac occasion which has broken his coronary heart. He has a really, very strong heart.