BCCI President and former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly taken to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after complaining about chest pain. Reportedly, the legend is now in a stable condition after undergoing angioplasty.
Ganguly complained of chest pain after doing his regular routine in the gym on Saturday (January 2) morning, said a PTI report. The hospital later confirmed that he will have treatment for two blockages. While he is stable and risk-free, according to the hospital, a further course of action will be decided on Monday.
“Sourav Ganguly has undergone angioplasty. He is stable now. He will be monitored for 24 hours. He is completely conscious. There are two blockages in his heart for which he will be treated. As of now he is stable, we will have a meeting on Monday and then we will decide what needs to be done further, priority is to let him settle down after heart attack. He is risk-free and he is talking as well,” spoke Dr. Aftab Khan to the reporters.
MD and CEO of the hospital, Dr Rupali Basu, had said that Ganguly had a family history of heart disease and this could play a role in his case too. 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,” the hospital statement said.
“He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now,” Basu said in an official statement from the hospital.
As big a name as Sourav is in this country that loves cricket, Twitter was full of players and fans wishing the legend the best of health. People like Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and West Bengal CM Mamata Bannerjee also showed their concerns.
Praying for your speedy recovery. Get well soon 🙏 @SGanguly99
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 2, 2021
Just got to know about your ailment Sourav.
Hope each passing day brings you closer to a full and speedy recovery! Get well soon. pic.twitter.com/NIC6pFRRdv
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 2, 2021