Sourav Ganguly Discharged

Sourav Ganguly Discharged


oard of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Thursday stated that he is feeling "absolutely fine" before heading home. He also thanked the medical team for looking after him and doing the needful procedures after he arrived at the hospital with chest discomfort and had to undergo angioplasty, they provided proper treatment. Ganguly has thanked the doctors, saying "Firstly, I thank everyone for their well wishes. Especially the doctors at the Woodlands Hospital. I thank them for taking care of me. They say we come to hospital to get our lives back and it really has been that," he added in his statement. Ganguly stated to the reporters outside of Woodlands Hospital "I thank the doctors at the hospital for the treatment. I am absolutely fine. Hopefully, I will be ready to fly soon," Ganguly, who was hospitalised complaining of a heart issue on Saturday morning, spent five days in the hospital and will now be looked after at home.

On Saturday Sourav Ganguly was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries, following which a stent was inserted to remove the blockage. Ganguly had also tested covid where the report was negative for Covid-19 on Sunday. A medical team was formed among 9 members on Monday who decided that Ganguly doesn't need any further angioplasty for the remaining blockages in his coronary arteries.

The doctors will now be keeping a "constant vigil" on Ganguly's health and appropriate measures  will be taken from time to time as per schedule, the hospital said. On Wednesday, it was informed that Ganguly, who is fit now along with better reports, will be discharged from the Woodlands Hospital on Thursday.

Sourav Ganguly was visited by political stalwarts including West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar in the hospital. Moreover, PM Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah had also talked to Ganguly and his wife while he was admitted in the hospital.

The former Indian Skipper will be ready for the next course of procedures or medical intervention after about 2-3 weeks, said Dr Basu while informing the reporters about the health of Ganguly.