Published On: Fri, Sep 1st, 2017

Ex-U’khand CM Harish Rawat hospitalised in Delhi

New Delhi: Former chief minister of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat has been admitted to a private hospital here for treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), hospital authorities said today.

Chief Minister Harish Rawat

Former Chief Minister Harish Rawat

The 69-year-old Congress leader was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) last evening.

Deep vein thrombosis, or deep venous thrombosis (DVT), is the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) within a deep vein.

“Rawat has been under the care of Dr V S Bedi, Chairperson, Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and Dr Ajay Yadav, Senior Vascular Surgeon. He has been admitted for treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT),” according to Dr D S Rana, Chairman (Board of Management) of the SGRH.

“His condition is improving and is being monitored closely,” he said.


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