Vajpayee hospitalised, condition stable

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Jun 2018 08:21:08


 

AIIMS NEW DELHI,

FORMER Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, who has been ailing for long, was admitted to AIIMS on Monday following complaints of lower respiratory tract infection and kidney issues and was undergoing dialysis, hospital sources said. Earlier, the hospital said that he was admitted for routine check-up and investigations and that his condition was stable.

“He was admitted with complaints of lower respiratory tract infection and kidney issues. He is in the ICU and undergoing dialysis,” a source at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said.

A team of doctors under the supervision of AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria are conducting tests on the 93-year-old leader, a statement from the hospital said Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the BJP patriar chat the hospital.Modi met the doctor s and enquired about the well being of Vajpayee.

He alsomet his family members, according to an official statement. The Prime Minister spen t nearly 50 minutes at the hospital, the official statement added.BJP veteran L K Advani, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP President Amit Shah, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi, Health Minister JP Nadda and Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan were among those who paid a visit to the ailing leader.

A BJP statement had said that the leader was admitted for routine check-up and investigations on doctors ’ advice. Union Minister Vijay Goel told reporters that Vajpayee was being treated for an infection in the urinary tract and hoped that he would be discharged on Tuesday