Doctors considering tracheotomy on Soumitra Chatterjee


By: PTI | Kolkata |

November 10, 2020 3:32:42 pm

Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he was examined optimistic for COVID-19. (Photo: Express Archives)

Doctors treating Soumitra Chatterjee are considering tracheotomy on the veteran actor, hoping that the surgical procedure could enhance his situation, a senior official mentioned on Monday.

The docs are additionally mulling to hold out plasmapheresis after consulting nephrologists, he mentioned.

“We may consider administrating tracheotomy on Wednesday. This may improve his condition,” the official mentioned.

A group of senior docs from the state well being division visited Chatterjee on the non-public hospital and held elaborate discussions with the docs treating him.

The actor has not skilled fever anymore, as a result of which docs have stopped the antibiotics.

Chatterjee, who debuted in Satyajit Ray’s masterpiece ‘Apur Sansar’, has been underneath remedy for the reason that first week of October after testing optimistic for COVID-19.

He later examined unfavourable for the an infection however COVID-19 encephalopathy set in and varied different problems surfaced.

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