Bypass Surgery

  • Gadkari recovers after gastric bypass surgery September 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, who underwent a surgical procedure related to diabetes on Tuesday, is likely to be discharged in a couple of days, according to an official statement on Wednesday. The procedure also leads to weight loss. "Gadkari, who underwent a successful gastric bypass surgery for treatment...
  • Mumbai: Bypass patients to take part in marathon January 15, 2011

    Mumbai: A group of senior citizens who have undergone bypass heart surgeries will run in a marathon in Mumbai on January 16. It's shorts, sports shoes, spirit and game faces on for the enthusiastic senior citizens. 75 bypass heart surgery patients from the Asian Heart Institute's Cardiac rehab centre will be...
  • Hale and hearty: PM medically fit for next 5-year term May 25, 2009

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh got a decisive mandate, but at 76, is he fit for another high stress five year term? His cardiac surgeon Dr Ramakant Panda spoke exclusively to CNN IBN about the PM's medical condition. With PM's history of diabetes, heart problems and the recent coronary artery bypass...
  • Manmohan Singh 'fine and fit', declares AIIMS March 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who underwent a coronary bypass surgery in January, is "perfectly fine and fit", it was announced on Sunday after a medical check-up. Manmohan Singh, 76, visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) earlier in the day for a routine examination and spent about...
  • Prime Minister fit to resume work, say doctors February 22, 2009

    New Delhi: A month after his bypass surgery, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is now fit to resume work, doctors attending on him said. "The Prime Minister's four weeks recovery time is over. Four weeks mean there is good amount of healing. He is now more or less independent and he can...
  • Bypass surgeries go smaller, literally February 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Doctors in the Capital have performed a multiple bypass surgery with an incision less than three inches for the first time in India. The bypass surgery was performed without cutting a single bone. Forty-year-old Suman Singhal is recovering from a multiple bypass surgery much faster than she would have,...
  • PM working more than recommended, says his doctor February 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is recuperating after a coronary bypass surgery, has now started working from his home - in fact, working more than what the doctors would recommend, the PM's personal physician said. "The prime minister has been meeting some visitors, having discussions on important matters...
  • Team A: Meet the medicos behind PM's fast recovery February 1, 2009

    New Delhi: After spending nearly a week at India's premier hospital All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is finally being discharged. The Prime Minister who is 76, is said to be on a super fast recovery and the credited of this being possible goes...
  • PM discharged from AIIMS, to resume work soon February 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was discharged at about 0730 hrs IST on Sunday morning from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi where he had undergone a coronary heart bypass surgery on January 24. The 76-year-old Singh, who is also a diabetic, has been advised to...
  • Manmohan Singh likely to be discharged on Sat January 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is recuperating after a coronary bypass surgery, would be discharged on Saturday "if everything goes right", a senior doctor attending on him said on Friday. "He would be discharged on Saturday afternoon if everything goes right till that time or we might consider to...
  • Watch: PM makes speedy recovery after surgery January 29, 2009

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has recovered from many political challenges in the past and he seems to be doing the same at the hospital as well. Doctors at AIIMS say that his recovery after the bypass surgery has been better than anticipated and will be back to work sooner than...
  • PM walks for 1st time after surgery, exercises | Watch January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is recuperating after a successful coronary by-pass surgery, walked in the hospital corridor and did his morning exercises on Thursday, doctors attending on him at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said. Singh has been listening to music, they said. The 76-year-old...
  • PM's health report | Singh eager to return to work January 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is making steady progress after his heart surgery and is now moving freely in his hospital room, doctors said on Wednesday. His daughter Daman Singh said that the doctors are happy with the PM's progress. Daman also mentioned that the families of the three daughters...
  • PM Manmohan Singh feeling better, talks to aides January 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is making steady progress after his heart surgery and is now moving freely in his hospital room, doctors said on Wednesday. "Manmohan Singh continues to make steady progress. The Prime Minister had a restful night and is now in a routine care environment. All catheters...
  • PM's daughter says he's anxious to get to work January 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The nation has been watching with concern and wondering how the Prime Minister - who is known to be a workaholic - is coping post his operation. One of the Prime Minister's daughters - Daman Singh - says he is anxious to get back to work and in...
  • Heart of the matter: PM doing well, AIIMS docs confirm January 26, 2009

    A day after the 12 hour bypass surgery, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's health is not only stable and improving but according to the doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences doing 'excellently well'. ...
  • PM making great progress, wants to resume work January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is making progress better than expected and is itching to get back to work, doctors attending on him said on Sunday, a day after he underwent a bypass heart surgery. "His progress is better than we expected it to be and hope it continues...
  • PM will be able to attend to work soon: AIIMS docs January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on Sunday taken off the ventilator as his health showed steady improvement, a day after he underwent a successful 11-hour bypass surgery, hospital authorities and his aides said. "The Prime Minister is doing well. His condition is stable and improving. Doctors are happy with...
  • PM's vital parameters fine, to be in AIIMS for a week January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: It is not just Dr Ramakant Panda, the specialist in 're-do by-pass' surgery who is giving excellent on the PM's health report card. Union Health Minister Ramadoss and a PMO statement said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had an "uneventful night" following his surgery at the All India Institute...
  • PM tolerated surgery well, doctors signal fast return January 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent a successful marathon surgery in New Delhi on Saturday, during which doctors made five bypasses around blockages in his heart. He was in the intensive care unit (ICU) and was conscious by the night, and would be back to active life within six...
  • Antony, Pranab to fill in for PM Manmohan January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: As the Prime Minister undergoes postoperative care, there has been a clear division of work in the government. The meticulous Prime Minister ensured that despite his sudden surgery, the work of the government carries on smoothly. He informed senior ministers and allies about this just before leaving for...
  • 5 by-passes done on PM, recovery time 6 weeks: AIIMS January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has undergone a successful surgery and will be required to stay at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for at least seven to eight days. A total of five by-passes were conducted on the Prime Minister, Dr Rama Kant Panda, a specialist in re-do...
  • PM's heart surgery successful, condition stable January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heart surgery was “successful”, doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said on Saturday, describing his condition as “stable” after an operation here that went on for nearly eight hours. “The operation was successful and there is nothing to worry about. His...
  • PM's bypass surgery ends successfully January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's coronary heart bypass surgery on Saturday afternoon has ended successfully.+ Doctors described the surgery as “successful”, and the Prime Minister's condition as “stable” after the marathon bypass surgery. The 11-member team from the Asian Heart Institute (AHI) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) led...
  • Watch:Dr Atul Mathur explains bypass surgery January 24, 2009

    Dr Atul Mathur, Director, Interventional Cardiology, Escorts Heart Institute explains as to what goes into a second bypass surgery. ...
  • PM undergoes bypass surgery, nation prays January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is undergoing a coronary artery bypass surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The surgery is being done as Manmohan Singh has multiple blockages in his heart which were discovered during a routine examination. The doctors will replace three older grafts performed...
  • Pranab for PM? Congress plays musical chairs January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has been designated as the man-in-charge while Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undergoes by-pass graft surgery and until he recuperates there after. Many ask if this too is a stop gap arrangement and who will the Congress party project as its prime ministerial candidate in...
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's health card January 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will undergo a bypass surgery on Saturday. The PMO issued a statement confirming that Manmohan Singh will undergo the surgery. He has already been admitted to the AIIMS on Friday afternoon for pre-surgery tests. This will be his second bypass surgery. How the Prime...
  • What is a bypass surgery January 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Bypass surgery is a surgical procedure performed to relieve angina and the risk of coronary heart disease. The arteries or veins from elsewhere in the body are grafted to the coronary arteries to bypass blockages. The surgery reroutes, or bypasses, blood around clogged arteries to improve blood flow and...