Society & Culture

Inmate in critical condition undergoes heart surgery

An inmate who got sudden chest pain and went into critical condition has been brought to Male’ City and undergone a heart surgery.

A high ranking officer of the Maldives Correctional Service has confirmed to Sun Media that the inmate is a 46-year-old man from Meemu Atoll. The inmate, who is a diabetic and hypertension patient, was taken to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in critical condition around 1 a.m. last night.

The Correctional Officer said that when the inmate was rushed to the hospital, doctors said that the man suffered a heart attack and advised an immediate angioplasty. The procedure was done around 3:15 a.m.

Sun Media has learned that the man is now being treated the emergency room and the efforts by the Correctional Service to contact the family succeeded early in the morning.

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Source URL: Sun.mv

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