Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya 75, was admitted in city’s B.M. Birla Hospital after he complained of chest pain on Thursday is now stable, doctors said in Kolkata on Friday.
He is currently admitted in the CCU ward of the hospital. A source within the hospital stated, that they were unable to conduct a surgery on him, due to his condition. He stated, “We conducted a primary stenting and will take a call on the surgery, when his condition betters. However, it has become more stable as compared to yesterday.” After assessing his status, Dalmiya was taken to the Cath lab, where an angiography was conducted at the hospital, during which abnoramlities within the tissues of the left anterior were observed.
Angiography is an X-ray examination of arteries which involved release of a special dye into the coronary arteries from a catheter inserted in a blood vessel to detect any blockages.
The BCCI officials are in touch with Dalmiya’s family members. Secretary Anurag Thakur, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla and former president N Srinivasan called to wish a speedy recovery. Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar and Ravi Shastri, also, called to enquire about Dalmiya’s health.