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Sourav Ganguly to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

Sourav Ganguly to be discharged from hospital on Thursday

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KOLKATA: Saurav Ganguly, the former Indian cricket team captain and the current President of the BCCI, will be discharged from the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata tomorrow (Thursday). Ganguly was set to be released today, but the hospital authorities have said that he wishes to stay back for one more day.

Ganguly was shifted to the Woodlands emergency on January 2 at 1 pm with chest discomfort, heaviness of head, vomiting and a spell of dizziness while performing physical exercise in the home gymnasium at around 11 am.

An ECG revealed cute inferolateral wall myocardial infarction and echocardiography showed mild inferior wall hypokinesia. When subjected to a COVID-19 test, the former cricketer tested 'negative.'

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Coronary Angiography was done at 3 pm on January 2 - Triple vessel disease PTCA and stenting to RCA or right coronary artery done through radial route. Revasculation to LAD or left anterior descending artery and OM or obtuse marginal artery shall be done after 2-3 weeks as decided unanimously by a medical board in consultation with an expert.

Sourav Ganguly has been admitted under care of Dr Saroj Mandal, Dr Soutik Panda and Dr Saptarshi Basu, and is said to be "doing well."

Popular cardiologist Devi Shetty on Tuesday met the team of doctors treating Ganguly after his a mild heart attack last week. She stated that his heart is as strong as it was when he was in his 20s.

Treating doctors will be keeping constant vigil on his health situation and taking appropriate measures from time to time at home, the team of doctors treating him added.

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