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Sourav Ganguly doing well, shifted to private room: Hospital Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly doing well, shifted to private room: Hospital

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Jan 2021, 09:56 pm

Kolkata/IBNS:  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief Sourav Ganguly, who underwent a successful angioplasty on Thursday, is currently doing well, Kolkata's Apollo Gleneagles Hospital stated in a medical bulletin on Friday.

The former Indian skipper has been shifted to a private room from the critical care unit on Friday and is under observation by Dr. Aftab Khan and Dr. Ashwin Mehta.

"Sourav Ganguly has been examined by Dr. Aftab Khan and Dr. Ashwin Mehta. He is doing well. He has been shifted to a private room from the critical care unit," the medical bulletin read.

On Thursday, the BCCI President underwent a second angioplasty to get two more stents in the coronary arteries.

"The procedure was uneventful. Mr. Ganguly is now stable and under close observation," the hospital authorities said in a statement on Thursday.

Sourav Ganguly undergoes second angioplasty, gets two more stents

He was readmitted to the hospital on Wednesday after he complained of chest pain. The doctors at the Apollo Hospital had in a media bulletin revealed that all his vital parameters were stable.

Ganguly, who heads the Board of Control for Cricket in India, was admitted to Woodlands Hospital in south Kolkata on Jan 2 first after he had fainted while exercising on a treadmill in the gym.

Later it was found, he had suffered a mild cardiac arrest.

The former Indian cricket captain underwent angioplasty on the same day and doctors stated he had three blockages in the heart.

He had received a stent in one of the blockages.

The former Indian cricket captain was discharged from hospital on Jan 7.