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Sourav Ganguly undergoes fresh angioplasty, two more stents implanted

By Gitanjali Mangal -- January 29, 2021 12:02 am -- Updated:January 31, 2021 5:49 pm

Yesterday, BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly was rushed to hospital after he complained of chest pain again.

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According to the officials, he underwent another angioplasty on Thursday and two more stents were implanted to clear his clogged coronary arteries.

The 48-year-old Ganguly is stated to be "stable". "Two stents have been inserted to clear blocks in Mr Ganguly's coronary arteries." officials added.

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Earlier in the day, doctors carried out a series of medical tests on Ganguly, who was hospitalized on Wednesday for the second time in a month, because of a cardiac condition.

The decision to conduct an angioplasty was taken after noted cardiologist Devi Shetty went through reports of tests conducted on Ganguly and consulted doctors treating him at the hospital.

BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly had suffered a mild heart attack earlier this month and was diagnosed with Triple Vessel Disease. He had undergone an angioplasty procedure during which a stent was inserted into one of the blocked arteries.

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According to the reports, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called him up in the morning to enquire about his health.

Senior CPI(M) leader Ashok Bhattacharya also paid a visit to Ganguly at the hospital.

Earlier it was detected that three arteries of the 48-year-old cricketer were blocked by over 70 percent. Ganguly had received one stent in one of the arteries.

A green corridor was created by the city police for his smooth travel to the hospital.

A statement issued by the medical establishment on Wednesday evening stated that several tests were carried out at the emergency ward, but there was "no change in his (vital health) parameters since his last hospitalization".

Fortune Rice Bran Cooking Oil company Adani Wilmar had stopped all advertisements where former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly was seen endorsing the product.

-PTC News

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