Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, admitted at Apollo Chennai

Photo of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today suffered cardiac arrest and was under observation at the Apollo Hospital in Chennai.

In a statement issued here by the Apollo hospital said: “She is being treated and monitored by a team of doctors including cardiologists, pulmonologists and critical care specialists.”

The 68-year-old AIADMK supremo was admitted to the hospital for treatment of fever and dehydration on September 22nd.

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The doctors further said she needed a longer hospital stay as she was suffering from infection, and put her on respiratory support.

According to Apollo Hospital, a team of specialist doctors cardiologists, respiratory physicians, consultants for infectious diseases, diabetologist and endocrinologist-treated her.

Recently Apollo Hospitals Chairman Pratap C. Reddy told media that Jayalalithaa is returning to normalcy and all her vital organs are functioning well.

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She was shifted out of Intensive Care Unit as there were no health complications, he had said.

Reddy also said Jayalalithaa can go home whenever she decides to do so.

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