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PK Banerjee’s health 'satisfactory'

Banerjee suffering from respiratory problem due to pneumonia

TT Bureau Calcutta Published 03.03.20, 09:28 PM
PK Banerjee

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Legendary footballer PK Banerjee’s condition is satisfactory post-ventilation, a statement issued by the hospital said on Tuesday. Banerjee, suffering from respiratory problem due to pneumonia and with a history of Parkinson’s disease, dementia and heart problem, was put on life support about 24 hours ago.

“A multi-disciplinary medical board met today at 4 pm to review his conditions and progress. The Board has reviewed the ongoing treatment and are satisfied with the patient’s condition post ventilation,” the statement said.


“He is maintaining parameters post ventilation and is under close supervision of our panel of specialists, comprising of intensivist and internal medicine specialist Dr Tanmay Banerjee, pulmonologist Dr Nandini Biswas. He is also being supervised by the team of Institute of Neurosciences under the care of Dr L N Tripathy, Dr Sunandan Basu and Dr Prof Kalyan Brata Bhattacharyya.”

Dr Kunal Sarkar and Dr Rabin Chakraborty are also supervising the case closely on request from the family.

Banerjee was admitted to the hospital on February 6 after he suffered severe chest infection.

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