Jayalalithaa critical, crowds throng Apollo

Jayalalithaa critical, crowds throng Apollo

Submitted by Editor on Mon, 2016-12-05 01:17  Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, who has additional charge of Tamil Nadu arrives at Apollo Hospital where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is admitted in Chennai on Dec 5, 2016. Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening and is being treated by a team of specialists at the Hospital. (Photo: IANS) Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening and is being treated by a team of specialists at Apollo Hospitals where she has been admitted since late September. "The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai, suffered a cardiac arrest this evening. She is being treated and monitored by a team of experts including cardiologists, pulmonologist and the critical care specialists," the hospital said in a statememt.  "She is on extracorporeal membrane heart assist device and is being treated by a team of expert doctors and critical care specialists. "Dr Richard Beale from London has also been consulted and he has concurred with the line of treatment by our cardiologists