Sourav Ganguly to get additional stent today

Sourav Ganguly, president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, will have a stenting procedure done today, Woodlands hospital in Kolkata said on Wednesday.

The former Indian cricket captain was admitted to the hospital again on Monday afternoon after he complained of chest pain and he was rushed to the hospital.

He recently underwent heart surgery and had a stent placed. On January 2, Ganguly complained of chest pain while exercising and was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries in angioplasty at Apollo hospitals. A stent was inserted in one to remove the blockage.

Sourav is now admitted to Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata and will undergo stenting on Thursday. Famous cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty will be present at the surgery, while Dr, Aftab Khan will do the procedure. Dr. Saptarshi Basu and Dr. Saroj Mondal also will be attending. The procedure to be performed now to revascularize the two blocked arteries and Ganguly will be able to get back to normal life within 4 weeks after that.

According to the latest reports, the parameters of Sourav Ganguly are stable. Ganguly spent five days at the hospital last time and he was discharged after the doctor team at Apollo said he is clinically fit.

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