PM visits AIIMS for routine check upMarch 1st, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Sunday for a routine check-up, more than a month after he underwent a coronary bypass surgery.
The prime minister was in the hospital for about 15 minutes and 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, 76, 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