Friday, November 16, 2012

Modi offers medical help to Deshmukh

Ahmedabad: 13-08-12, Daily Eng. News.

Ahmedabad Mirror Bureau

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked officials from the
health department to offer medical help to union minister and senior Congress leader
Vilasrao Deshmukh who is undergoing treatment for a serious liver ailment at a
hospital in Chennai.Modi has instructed the Gujarat health department to arrange
cadaver liver (liver of a dead person) on top priority for the ailing Union
Minister.Instructed Gujaratshealthdepartmentto procure cadaver liver on top priority
for Vilasrao Deshmukh,who is undergoing treatment, Modi wrote on twitter.The67-
year-oldformer Maharashtra chief minister was flown to Chennai for a possible liver
transplant,but the doctors there said that his condition has to improve before any
decision could be taken on such a course.Meanwhile,the condition of Union Science
and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh,who is undergoing treatment for serious
liver ailment at a hospital here,continues to be stable today,hospital sources said.
"He is on and off the ventilator, and his condition continues to be stable,"
sources at Global Hospitals, where Deshmukh was admitted on last Monday,said.