Jaitley set to undergo kidney transplant surgery today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Apr 2018 09:59:34




FINANCE Minister Arun Jaitley will undergo a kidney transplant surgery at the AIIMS on Saturday.Jaitley, who is suffering from a kidney-related ailment, was admitted in the hospital on Friday evening, hospital sources said.  The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has formed a special team of doctors for the surgery which will be led by doctor V K Bansal. Sandeep Guleria, a specialist from Apollo Hospitals and a brother of AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria, is also a part of the team of doctors.

Informed sources said Jaitley’s kidney transplant would be conducted at the Cardio-Neuro Tower in the AIIMS, which is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi wished “speedy recovery” to Arun Jaitley, who is suffering from a kidney-related ailment. “I am truly sorry to hear this Arun Jaitleyji. I pray for your speedy recovery,” Gandhi tweeted replying to a Jaitley tweet.