GOA: Speaker Rajesh Patnekar was admitted to state-run GMC for thorough cardiac evaluation. Patnekar, who has a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease, has been admitted to cardiac intensive care unit for breathlessness and minimal fluid retention. An angioplasty was performed on him in 2014.
“His vital parameters are stable and the first stage of evaluation has been completed,” cardiology department associate professor Dr Manjunath Desai said. He is likely to remain in the hospital for a few days until his entire evaluation is completed, Desai stated.
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