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After a Risky Angioplasty 91-Year-Old Ex-Government Official is Ready to Hit the Gym Again

  • 91-year-old ex-government official, Dharanendra Lagade decided to undergo an angioplasty after he had suffered from angina pain for a month.
  • The medical history of his cardiac condition goes like this:
    • 20 years ago Lagade has undergone a complicated heart bypass surgery.
    • He also had a four-stent angioplasty about 10 years ago.
  • But doctors found it difficult to analyse his case as none of his previous medical reports were available.
  • According to his son Manish, Lagade cannot stay away from his daily yoga and gym regime and gets restless otherwise.
  • As his chest pain posed a hindrance to his daily activities even after a month of medication, he went for an angioplasty.
  • Because of his age and the medical history, the cardiologist at Jupiter Hospital (Mumbai), Dr. Vijay Surase said it was a challenging angioplasty.
  • Dr. Surase even adds that his vessels, as hard as concrete, were vulnerable enough to break.
  • He also had risks of kidney failure and stroke.    
  • His condition is stable now and he is ready to go back to home.


Source: Jupiter Hospital, Media Update

Author Name
Bipasha Mitra

Published Date
: 17-May-2017

Bipasha Mitra 

After completing her Bachelors Degree in English and PG Diploma in Journalism, Bipasha started her career in writing. With an eye for detail and a creative bent of mind, she emphatically crafts patient's stories, and pens blogs and articles understanding what the readers want to know and should know for their medical treatment.

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