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Kapil Dev undergoes angioplasty after being hospitalized due to heart attack

Kapil Dev, legendary all-rounder crickter and former India captain has undergone emergency coronary angioplasty surgery, at a hospital in New Delhi on Friday.

As being reported, Kapil, 61, is stable after the successful procedure and is recovering being admitted in ICU.

He was  admitted to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, in the early hours of Friday morning complaining of chest pain.

“Former Indian Cricket captain Mr. Kapil Dev came to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (Okhla Road) emergency department at 1:00 am on 23rd October with a complaint of chest pain,” a statement from the hospital said.

“He was evaluated and an emergency coronary Angioplasty was performed by Dr. Atul Mathur, Director of Cardiology Department, in the middle of the night.

“Currently, he is admitted in ICU and under the close supervision of Dr. Atul Mathur and his team. Mr. Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in a couple of days.”


Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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