Guwahati, Feb. 25: Hayat Hospital today said music legend Bhupen Hazarika suffered a left ventricular failure on Thursday evening.
Chief cardiologist Sasanka Barua told The Telegraph that the heart condition of the singer was “not good” and a team of special doctors was constantly monitoring him.
In 2009, Hazarika underwent a successful bypass surgery at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
“Hazarika was admitted to the hospital on Thursday evening after he complained of acute respiratory problem. According to the family members, he was complaining of breathing problems for the past few days. Medical investigations have confirmed that Hazarika suffered an LVF, a condition when the heart finds it difficult to pump adequate blood to various parts of the body. His blood pressure was also not normal,” Barua said.
The doctor said a team of super speciality doctors was constantly monitoring Hazarika and there was steady improvement in his condition. He said if Hazarika’s condition remains the same, the hospital authority is expected to discharge the singer within a few days.
The general manager of the hospital, Manoj Deka, said the flow of visitors and fans to the hospital has been restricted for the sake of the patient’s welfare. He said Hazarika was undergoing treatment in a special room of the hospital.
On other hand, the condition of litterateur Mamoni Raisom Goswami remains unchanged and she is still in coma. The writer was shifted last week to Medanta-The Medicity, India’s largest multi-super speciality institute, in Gurgaon for treatment.
Goswami was earlier admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital with multiple infections and complications.
Mrinmoyee Goswami Sarma, the niece of Goswami, said though the infection level has slightly decreased, she is still in coma. She said a team of super specialist doctors was closely monitoring her condition.