Arun Jaitley undergoing treatment in AIIMS; at haemodynamically stable condition

Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday, is reportedly responding to the treatment. Currently, he is kept in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Jaitley would be kept under observation for the next two to three days. A team of multidisciplinary doctors are treating him, who said that at present his condition is ‘haemodynamically stable’.

A source was quoted as saying, “He is under observation in ICU. A team of doctors, including endocrinologists, cardiologists and nephrologists, is monitoring his condition.”

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS for Health Ashwini Choubey, BJP working president JP Nadda and Loktantrik Janata Dal chief Sharad Yadav visited the hospital to meet him.

Other visitors included BJP and Congress leaders Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Sudhanshu Trivedi, Ghulam Nabi Azad and yoga guru Baba Ramdev.

On Friday, he was admitted to AIIMS after he complained of palpitations and restlessness. Jaitley had undergone kidney transplant on May 14 this year. He had also visited the United States of America in January this year for medical checkup.

Earlier in September 2014, he underwent bariatric surgery to correct the weight he had gained because of a long-standing diabetic condition.

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