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Mumbai Marathon: Hospitalised runners out of danger

Promodsing Girase, a Bangalore resident in his mid-thirties, suffered a massive cardiac arrest, after the run

mumbai Updated: Jan 22, 2018 20:25 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Exhausted marathoners after the run.(HT FILE)

Two marathoners who were hospitalised after developing medical complications during the 21-km half marathon on Sunday are out of danger, said doctors

The two were admitted to Bombay Hospital in Marine Lines.

Promodsing Girase, a Bangalore resident in his mid-thirties, suffered a massive cardiac arrest, after the run. “We have put him off the ventilator. We will perform an angiography, after which we will decide the course of treatment,” said a doctor, who is treating him.

His family members came from Bangalore on Sunday evening, after a fellow runner put out a post on Facebook.

Meanwhile, Sukesh Kabra, 44, from Dombivli, suffered a stroke, leaving left side of his body paralysed.

“Kabra, who runs a family business, collapsed after a bout of vomiting,” said Shubha Patil, a runner, who was around when the incident took place.

He is admitted to the intensive care unit. “The patient has a family history of strokes. His father has had strokes previously. Usually, in such cases, the recovery is anywhere between 60% and 100%,” the doctor said.

First Published: Jan 22, 2018 20:25 IST