Prime Minister discharged from hospital after angiography (Lead)January 22nd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Thursday morning after undergoing a coronary angiography as part of a series of heart-related tests, an official said here.Manmohan Singh was admitted to India’s premier state-run medical facility Wednesday after he complained of chest pain. Following this, a decision was taken to conduct heart-related tests.
“Yes, the prime minister is back,” his media advisor Deepak Sandhu told IANS. She declined to elaborate.
Earlier Tuesday, the 76-year-old prime minister visited AIIMS for an overall medical check-up and returned home.
AIIMS Medical Superintendent D.K. Sharma then said the prime minister had come for a “check-up” which was conducted by a team of doctors from various disciplines.
He had cancelled his visit to Kolkata, scheduled for Wednesday, to attend the Asiatic Society’s post-bicentennial silver jubilee celebrations and inaugurate the 150th foundation day of St Xavier’s College and Collegiate School.
In October 2005, the prime minister underwent a minor surgical procedure to ease the pressure on a nerve in his right wrist.
In September 2007, he had undergone a surgery for benign enlargement of the prostate gland.
Tags: aiims, all india institute of medical sciences, asiatic society, benign enlargement, collegiate school, coronary angiography, foundation day, india institute, manmohan, manmohan singh, medical check, medical facility, medical superintendent, prime minister manmohan, prime minister manmohan singh, prostate gland, s college, sandhu, silver jubilee celebrations, st xavier