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Anna Hazare complains of chest pain, admitted to Ruby Hospital in Pune

The Medical Superintendent at the Ruby Hall Clinic said that the activist has been kept under observation and is in stable condition now.

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Pune Updated on: November 25, 2021 19:12 IST
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Social Activist Anna Hazare

Highlights

  • Social activist Anna Hazare was admitted to Ruby Hospital in Pune following chest pain
  • "He's stable after procedure done to remove a minor blockage in his coronary artery": Authorities.
  • Anna Hazare later underwent angiography, hospital authorities added.

Social activist Anna Hazare was admitted to Ruby Hospital in Pune following chest pain, and later underwent angiography, said Dr. Avdhut Bodamwad, Medical Superintendent at the Ruby Hall Clinic on Thursday. 

The anti-corruption crusader, admitted to Ruby Hall Clinic, is stable after a procedure done to remove a minor blockage in his coronary artery, hospital authorities said.

"The 84-year-old social activist was admitted to the hospital after he complained of chest pain for the last two to three days. He was thoroughly evaluated by a team of experts," said a statement by Ruby Hall Clinic.

It stated that an ECG (electrocardiogram) revealed "minor changes" following which two doctors - P K Grant and C N Makhale - conducted an angiography, an imaging test that uses X-rays to check blood vessels, on him.

"The angiogram revealed a minor blockage in his coronary artery. The procedure was performed successfully and he is receiving the appropriate medical line of treatment. He is stable and likely to be discharged in 2 to 3 days," said Dr Grant, chief cardiologist and managing trustee, Ruby Hall Clinic. 

 

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