Manmohan discharged from AIIMS,back at work

PM Manmohan Singh was discharged from the AIIMS where he underwent coronary angiography as part of a series of heart-related tests.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: January 22, 2009 12:29:39 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,who was discharged early this morning from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences where he underwent coronary angiography yesterday,”is back at work”.

“He has been discharged. He is hale and hearty and has gone back home,” Dr K S Reddy,his personal physician,who is heading a multi-disciplinary medical team,said.

“He is normal. He is back at work and is functioning from the Race Course Road residence which has an office,” PM’s Media Adviser Deepak Sandhu said.

The 76-year-old Prime Minister had undergone coronary angiography along with a series of other tests at the hospital.

Singh,who had undergone a coronary artery by-pass surgery in the UK several years back,had complained of some chest pain after which a decision to carry out the tests was taken,according to hospital sources.

“Periodic evaluation of his medical status is done as a matter of routine and diagnostic tests are performed,” Reddy,who refused to share the results of the tests,including ECG and blood,citing medical confidentiality,had said.

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