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.

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.

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.