Vajpayee continues to be on ventilator support

February 7th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to be on ventilator on Saturday.
Vajpayee’’s condition started deteriorating on Friday evening. He was immediately put on ventilator as his lungs required support.
Medical Superintendent of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Dr. D K Sharma said, ” Vajpayee’’s condition is stable. His basic parameters including blood pressure, heart, lever, and kidney are functioning normally.”
A team of doctors is continuously monitoring Vajpayee’’s progress.
According to Dr Sampath Kumar, head of Cardiac-Thoracic Vascular Sciences at AIIMS, it will take some time before the veteran BJP leader recovers fully.
Kumar on Friday had informed that Vajpayee’’s respiratory track infection has worsened.
The 84-year-old leader was admitted to AIIMS on Tuesday with complaints of fever and chest congestion where it was affirmed that he was suffering from respiratory tract infection.
The two-day BJP national executive meeting, which was held on Friday in Nagpur prayed for the fast recovery of their former party patriarch. (ANI)

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