‘’Sourav Ganguly is stable, I’ve spoken to his family’: Jay Shah

Hospital issues update on Sourav Gangulys heatlh condition

Former India cricket captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was rushed to Woodlands Hospital in south  Kolkata on Saturday, January 2  after he complained of chest pain while gyming in his residence. The hospital confirmed he had suffered a minor cardiac issue while exercising on the treadmill. The problem was addressed at the right time.  He had family history of IHD OE Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital at 1pm IST , his pulse was 70/min, BP 130/80 mm of Hg and other clinical parameters were within normal limits. His ECG showed hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads,” said the medical bulletin of Woodlands Hospital, reported news agency ANI. Sourav Ganguly has undergone angioplasty. He is stable now. He will be monitored for 24 hours. He is completely conscious. There are two blockages in his heart for which he will be treated: Dr Aftab Khan, Woodlands Hospital. ‘’Ganguly is stable haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now, said  Dr Rupali Basu, MD & CEO, Woodlands. His wife Drona, an acclaimed danseuse, and elder brother Snehasish were with the 48 years old former  iconic cricketer Ganguly, 48, has been BCCI president since October 2019.  Snehasish, a first-class cricketer and now an administrator at the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) was tested positive for Covid-19 last year and was hospitalised. Sourav Ganguly is stable. Senior doctors are looking after him. We will let you know once we get further updates,” said Snehasish on Saturday. Home Minister Amit Shah, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee among scores of people who have expressed anguish over his health.

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