Kolkata: The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly’s health is stable, said the hospital authorities on Saturday. Sourav Ganguly was admitted in Woodlands hospital in Kolkata at 1 pm on Saturday, after suffering chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym.
He successfully underwent an angioplasty and is in stable condition, he is in conscious and his pulse, BP is good. The hospital confirmed he had suffered a minor cardiac issue while exercising on the treadmill and noted that the problem was addressed at the right time. Ganguly also tested negative for Covid-19, said doctors. The hospital had earlier said that an ECG was conducted, which showed “hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads”.
According to the Woodlands hospital MD and CEO, Dr. Rupali Basu in a statement said that, “He had family history of IHD Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital at 1pm, 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. Echo showed mild inferior wall hypokynaesia with preserved overall left ventricular function. He is stable hemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now”.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee went to Woodlands hospital and enquired about Sourav Ganguly’s health condition. She also said in a tweet that “Sad to hear that @SGanguly99 suffered a mild cardiac arrest and has been admitted to hospital,” she tweeted. “Wishing him a speedy and full recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family”.