Former India cricket captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, who was admitted to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata on Saturday after he complained of chest pain, is currently undergoing treatment and is said to be in a stable condition.
According to Woodland Hospital medical Bulletin, “Sourav Ganguly suffered from chest discomfort while doing treadmill at his home gym. He had a family history of IHD OE 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 hyperacute ST-segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads.
“Echo showed mild inferior wall hypokinesia with preserved overall left ventricular function. He is stable hemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual antiplatelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now,” it added.
Ganguly, 48, has been BCCI president since October 2019. His older brother Snehasish, a first-class cricketer and now an administrator at the Cricket Association of Bengal, had tested positive for Covid-19 last year and had to be admitted to hospital. “Sourav Ganguly is stable. Senior doctors are looking after him. We will let you know once we get further updates,” said Snehasish on Saturday.
“Sourav Ganguly is stable hemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual antiplatelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now,” Dr. Rupali Basu, MD & CEO, Woodlands Hospital was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
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