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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu discharged from AIIMS after undergoing angioplasty

Naidu had undergone an angiography yesterday which showed a significant blockage in one of the main arteries and to treat the condition a stent was placed.

Published: 21st October 2017 12:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st October 2017 01:12 PM   |  A+A-

Venkaiah Naidu took Oath as India's Vice President, after winning the August 5 poll defeating former West Bengal Governor and Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi.  ( Photo | PTI )

Venkaiah Naidu ( Photo | PTI )

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who underwent angioplasty at the premier AIIMS hospital here, was discharged today.

Naidu, 68, had undergone an angiography yesterday which showed a significant blockage in one of the main arteries and to treat the condition a stent was placed, a senior doctor said.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) authorities said that all his parameters are normal. Naidu has been advised complete rest for three days and not have any visitors during this period.

Naidu had visited the AIIMS for a complete body checkup after becoming the vice president in August. Some tests had pointed to problems related to the heart following which the procedure was performed.

The procedure was done under the supervision of Professor Dr Balram Bhargava of the Department of Cardiology.



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