The BCCI president Sourav Ganguly underwent angioplasty at the Woodlands hospital after suffering from a minor Cardiac arrest on Saturday. The nine-member medical board of the hospital have concluded after a meeting on Monday that due to two other coronary blockages, LAD and OM2, the former cricketer would have to undergone more angioplasty at a later stage.
Earlier it was spaculated that he would undergo another angioplasty immediately, but the medical team reported that it would be done later. For the present moment Ganguly may be discharged from the hospital on Tuesday or Wednesday.
A special lounge has been set up for Ganguly’s visitors who will have undergo full sanitisation before meeting the patient. The former cricketer’s family has been given a separate room at the hospital and have also been granted permission into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
The board of medical specialists met on Monday morning to discuss Ganguly’s medical records and his clinical condition.
“The unanimous decision was that an appropriate timely excellent treatment of primary PTCA with revascularisation of RCA was rendered during the acute heart attack stage,” a medical bulletin released by the hospital read.
“The discussion was also on the two other coronary blockages viz LAD and OM2 need to be treated by angioplasty in this admission vis a vis doing it at a immediate later stage.
“The consensus of the board was that deferring the angioplasty for now is deemed to be a safer option since Mr Ganguly is stable, without any chest pain and is on optimal medical management,” the bulletin read.