Sourav Ganguly health update: BCCI president tests COVID negative, ‘presently afebrile’ after angioplasty

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly spent an “uneventful night” in the hospital on Saturday, had light dinner and is “presently afebrile”, according to the latest update. He tested negative for COVID-19 and will undergo a routine ECG (electrocardiogram) test on Sunday morning.

Sourav Ganguly underwent angioplasty on Saturday after being rushed to the hospital due to chest pain. The former India captain was exercising on a tread mill at his home gym when he complained of chest pain.

The hospital said tests showed he had suffered a mild heart attack and the popular former cricketer had blockages in three coronary arteries. Jay Shah, secretary of the BCCI, confirmed the development and added that Ganguly was in stable condition.

Mr Sourav Ganguly

48 years/ Bed no- 516
Under care- Dr Saroj Mandal, Dr Soutik Panda, Dr Saptarshi Basu

He presented in Woodlands emergency yesterday at 1pm with chest discomfort, heaviness of head, vomitting and a spell of dizziness while performing physical excercise in the home gymnasium at around 11am

ECG- Acute inferolateral wall myocardial infarction

Echocardiography- Mild inferior wall hypokinesia

Comorbidity- no known comorbidities

Family history of IHD

Detected SarsCov2 Negative on 2/1/2021

Coronary Angiography was done at 3pm- 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 to be done later

Post PTCA day 1

he had an uneventful last night

Presently Afebrile, conscious, alert, communicating verbally

*he is sleeping now *

Pulse-70/min, BP- 110/70mmHg, Spo2-98% in room air.
Respiratory rate-16/min

*routine ECG to be done in the morning *

Treating doctors are keeping constant vigil on his health situation and taking appropriate measures from time to time.

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