Sourav Ganguly is the ruling president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India since September 2019. He had suffered a mild heart attack last month and had undergone medical treatments for the same. He is in the hospital again for further medical procedures.
Reigning president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Sourav Ganguly has been in the headlines owing to his health condition. On Wednesday, he was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Kolkata after complaining chest pains, as he is to undergo further medical procedures.
In December last year, Ganguly had suffered a mild heart attack and was admitted to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata. He was diagnosed with triple vessel disease and underwent an angioplasty, while a stent was inserted to the coronary artery.
Following his release from the hospital, he was under strict medical observation at home, as he was scheduled to undergo further medical procedures in the coming weeks. However, after he complained of fresh chest pains on Wednesday, he was hospitalised again, where he underwent medical tests.
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On Thursday, news came from the hospital that his medical reports are awaited. Besides, two more stents would be inserted to his artery, as a decision on the same would be taken following his reports’ arrival.
“Mr Ganguly slept well all night. He had a light breakfast this morning. A series of tests will be conducted on him today to decide on the next course of treatment. Once the test results arrive, we will be able to determine if two stents have to be inserted to open the blocks in his arteries,” a senior doctor from the hospital was quoted as saying to PTI.
Also, renowned cardiologist, Devi Shetty, who had attended Ganguly the last time, is to fly to Kolkata again to check on the BCCI president. After examining his condition and reports, he would hold a meeting with the doctors to decide the next medical action course.
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Last Updated Jan 28, 2021, 3:11 PM IST