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India Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS, to undergo kidney transplant operation

20:06  06 april  2018
20:06  06 april  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

Arun Jaitley undergoes tests, surgery likely today in AIIMS

  Arun Jaitley undergoes tests, surgery likely today in AIIMS Arun Jaitley undergoes tests, surgery likely today in AIIMSSources maintained that keeping a kidney transplant patient under a day’s observation was a routine medical procedure and the surgery is likely to be done on Sunday. “There is a case of certain infections. It was due to this reason that he was kept in a controlled environment. Those infections haven’t been completely treated and the surgery can’t take place without that since a person’s immunity is a key factor in the case of a transplant.” AIIMS sources added that formalities pertaining to a donor kidney have also been completed.

Jaitley , 65, was admitted to the hospital on Saturday and taken to the operation theatre at 8 am today. NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underwent a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) today and is stable after the over

Finance minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday admitted to AIIMS and is scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant operation on Saturday, sources said. Jaitley , 65, has been suffering from a kidney ailment and skipped office since Monday.

  Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS, to undergo kidney transplant operation © Getty

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi Friday evening, and is scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant operation tomorrow, the Press Trust of India reported citing sources.

Jaitley said yesterday that he was being treated for kidney-related problems and infections he had contracted. He did not elaborate on the ailment, but said he was working from a "controlled environment at home."

He made the announcement on Twitter. Many, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi and MP Shashi Tharoor, tweeted back, wishing him a speedy recovery.

Team of specialists constituted to look into Arun Jaitley's kidney disorder treatment

  Team of specialists constituted to look into Arun Jaitley's kidney disorder treatment Team of specialists constituted to look into Arun Jaitley's kidney disorder treatmentJaitley, 65, had undergone several diagnostic tests at AIIMS on Thursday where doctors indicated that he is suffering with kidney complications.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) in Delhi Friday evening, and is scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant operation tomorrow, the Press Trust of India reported citing sources.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is suffering from a kidney ailment and is likely to undergo a surgery on Sunday at Delhi's AIIMS hospital. Arun Jaitley attends Rajya Sabha for first time after kidney transplant .

Sources told PTI that all formalities for a donor kidney have been completed.

The news agency said Jaitley will likely be operated on by the nephrologist Dr Sandeep Guleria (from Apollo hospital), the brother of AIIMS director Randeep Guleria.

In September 2014, Jaitley underwent a bariatric surgery to treat weight gain that he suffered because of a long-standing diabetic condition. That surgery was first performed at Max Hospital, but he had to be later shifted to AIIMS because of complications.

He had a heart surgery several years ago.

(Inputs from PTI)

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