November 15, 2020 9:10:02 am
The situation of legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee is “very essential and grim” and final efforts to revive him are being made by the groups of docs treating him at a non-public hospital within the metropolis on Saturday.
The Dada Saheb Phalke awardee is on life assist and isn’t responding, one of many docs attending him mentioned. “Regardless of all our efforts his physiological system isn’t responding. It (Chatterjee’s situation) is worse than earlier than. He has been placed on all kinds of assist and he’s combating for his life,” he mentioned.
COVID encephalopathy had set in in his nervous system and “undid each effort,” he mentioned.
“We tried steroids, immunoglobulin, cardiology, anti- viral remedy, immunology all the pieces,” the physician mentioned including an enormous group of specialists from the fields of neurology, nephrology, cardiology, essential care medication, ID specialists had put in a whole lot of effort to reveive him up to now 40 days.
“We’re sorry to say he’s not responding. We’re making our final efforts. Even his household has accepted it … He’s nearly on the level of no return,” the physician mentioned.
The thespian’s neurological situation had worsened on Friday. An EEG had proven that there’s little or no exercise within the mind, the physician had mentioned.
His oxygenation requirement had gone up and his kidney perform had deteriorated.
The 85-year-old actor had undergone the primary plasmapheresis on Thursday and tracheostomy on Wednesday.
The legendary actor, who debuted in Satyajit Ray’s masterpiece Apur Sansar and acted in 14 movies of the maestro, has been beneath remedy within the hospital since October 6 after testing constructive for COVID-19.
He later examined adverse for the an infection however COVID encephalopathy had set in and numerous different issues surfaced.
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