Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS

January 22nd, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was discharged this morning from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he underwent angiography as part of a series of heart-related tests.
Dr K S Reddy, his personal physician, who is heading a multi-disciplinary medical team, said, “The Prime Minister has been discharged. He is hale and hearty and has gone back home.
“Periodic evaluation of his medical status is done as a matter of routine and diagnostic tests are performed,” Reddy added.
Earlier, AIIMS Medical Superintendent Dr. D.K. Sharma said that the Prime Minister had come for an overall medical checkup on Tuesday, which was conducted by a team of doctors from various disciplines.
Dr Singh, who had earlier undergone a by-pass surgery, had complained of some chest pain after which a decision to carry out the tests was taken.
The Prime Minister’’s office in a statement earlier said Dr. Singh had undergone “diagnostic evaluation”.
Treatment procedures which have been recommended would be undertaken after a few days. During this period, the Prime Minister would resume his normal duties,” it added. (ANI)

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