Manmohan Singh ‘fine and fit’, declares AIIMS (Lead)March 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who underwent a coronary bypass surgery in January, is “perfectly fine and fit”, it was announced Sunday after a medical check-up.
Manmohan Singh, 76, visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here earlier in the day for a routine examination and spent about 15 minutes there.
He was attended to by doctors from the Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences department, AIIMS Medical Superintendent D.K. Sharma told IANS. “He is perfectly fine and fit,” Sharma said.
Manmohan Singh was operated upon at the AIIMS Jan 24 to remove five arterial blockages. He returned to his 7 Race Course Road residence Feb 1 after a week of post-operative care at the hospital.
The prime minister’s health was being monitored at his home by a team of doctors led by his personal physician K.S. Reddy. Manmohan Singh was advised six weeks rest after the surgery.
–Indo-Asian New Service