Dasmunsi's condition reported stable

Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who is admitted in AIIMS for the past eight days following a severe heart attack, was on monday in a stable condition but still unconscious with no sign of a remarkable improvement.
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Updated on Oct 20, 2008 12:30 PM IST
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who is admitted in AIIMS for the past eight days following a severe heart attack, was on monday in a stable condition but still unconscious with no sign of a remarkable improvement.

"His condition continues to remain the same. He is stable but still unconscious. We are closely monitoring his condition," D K Sharma, Medical Superintendent of AIIMS, said on Monday.

American neurologist Den Henley, who is in AIIMS to examine Dasmunsi, also had an informal discussion about the minister's health with the multi-discipline team of doctors treating him.

"Dr Henley is a neurologist from Johns Hopkins University and he has come to look into the case of Dasmunsi on the recommendation of his family doctor," P P Singh, APS to the ailing minister, said.

The 62-year old minister was admitted to AIIMS following complete left ventricular failure on October 13.

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