Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,27 Nov 2014

Former Delhi CM Madan Lal Khurana taken off ventilator

PTI  New Delhi, July 25, 2013
First Published: 15:55 IST(25/7/2013) | Last Updated: 15:56 IST(25/7/2013)

Former Delhi chief minister Madan Lal Khurana, who suffered a brain haemorrhage nearly a week ago, is showing signs of gradual recovery and has been taken off ventilator, doctors treating him said on Thursday.

Advertisement

"He has been weaned off the ventilator but is still in the ICU. His condition is gradually improving," said Rajesh Acharya, senior consultant from the department of neurosurgery, Sir Gangaram Hospital.

77-year-old Khurana was admitted to hospital on July 18 after he suffered a haemorrhage in the right side of the brain. Doctors operated on him for controlling the bleeding.

Khurana had also undergone a minor surgey called tracheotomy two days which is meant to improve the functioning of his lungs.

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley and Delhi chief minister Sheila Dixit visited Khurana during the week.


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Clean air a fundamental right, says green court

Air pollution has continued to be a serious health risk in Delhi with the levels of tiny particles that carry toxins and go deep inside lungs having remained 3-4 times the standards in the last three years, government data shows.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved