Kapil Dev,61 complained of chest pain on Thursday. He was then taken to the emergency department of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. Now he is fine. According to the statement by the hospital, “Mr Kapil Dev got discharged today afternoon. He’s doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He’ll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr Atul Mathur.”
India’s first world cup winning captain Kapil Dev has been discharged after undergoing angioplasty following a heart attack. Angioplasty is a procedure to open the blocked arteries to restore normal blood flow in them.
Kapil Dev served as India’s national coach between the period of 1999 and 2000. Further in 2010, he was inducted into the International Cricket council’s Hall of Fame. After Kapil Dev’s condition was evaluated, an emergency coronary angioplasty was performed by the director of the cardiology department Dr Atul Mathur in Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
Kapil Dev got discharged after undergoing emergency angioplasty, will be under regular follow up
Chetan Sharma, Kapil’s former India teammate shared a picture of Kapil and Dr Atul Mathur who performed the procedure and wrote, “Dr Atul Mathur did Kapil paji angioplasty. He is fine and discharged. Pic of @therealkapildev on time of discharge from hospital.”
Speedy recovery wishes for Kapil Dev by many including Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar:
Kapil Dev, legendary all-rounder received Speedy recovery wishes from many people including Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar. Kapil Dev played 131 Tests and 225 ODIs and is the only player to claim 434 wickets and accumulate 5000 runs in Tests in the history of cricket.