Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to Woodlands Hospital after complaining chest pain here on Saturday morning. It is learnt that he had a few seconds’ ‘blackout’ while in the gymnasium on Saturday.
The news was shared by sports commentator Boria Majumdar on his official Twitter account. “He had a heart issue and is in Woodlands hospital. But is stable will need a procedure confirm hospital sources. Should be out of the woods in the next few hours. I wish him a speedy recovery. @SGanguly99,” he tweeted.
He had a heart issue and is in Woodlands hospital. But is stable will need a procedure confirm hospital sources. Should be out of the woods in the next few hours. I wish him a speedy recovery. @SGanguly99
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) January 2, 2021
The hospital issued a press release to inform Ganguly current status on Saturday afternoon. “He had family history of IHD ØE Ischemic heart disease. When he came to the hospital at 1pm, his pulse was 70/min, BP 130/80 mm of Hg and other clinical parameters were within normal limits. His ECG showed hyper acute ST segment elevation in inferior leads and lateral leads. Echo showed mild inferior wall hypokynaesia with preserved overall left ventricular function,” MD & CEO, Woodlands Dr Rupali Basu was quoted as saying via the release.
“He is stable haemodynamically. He has received loading doses of dual anti platelets and statin and is undergoing primary angioplasty now,” the release added.
SSKM Hospital cardio specialist Dr Saroj Mondal will take care of the entire matter.