Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest: Centre dispatches team of AIIMS doctors to Chennai

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 05 December 2016, 01:54 PM
Jayalalithaa suffers Cardiac Arrest: Centre dispatches team of AIIMS doctors to Chennai (pics:gettyImages)
Jayalalithaa suffers Cardiac Arrest: Centre dispatches team of AIIMS doctors to Chennai (pics:gettyImages)

A team of specialists from the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) flown to Apollo Hospital in Chennai, by central government, where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment after suffering cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.

Four specialists from AIIMS will soon be reaching the Apollo Hospital, informed Health Minister JP Nadda in New Delhi.

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"We are in constant touch with Apollo and Tamil Nadu government. They had requested a team of doctors from AIIMS. We have sent a team of specialists from AIIMS Dr Khilani, Dr Trikha, Dr Narang and Dr Talwar. We hope that doctors from AIIMS and Apollo will be able to help her recover. We prayto God that she regains her health," Nadda said.

The team of AIIMS doctors comprise of pulmonologist Dr GC Khilnani, anaesthetist Dr Anjan Trikha, cardiac surgeon Dr Sachin Talwar and cardiologist Dr Rajiv Narang.

Jayalalithaa has been critical after she suffered a cardiac arrest in Apollo Hospital on Sunday evening where she was admitted now 73-days.

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