Litterateur Indira Goswami`s condition critical

Last Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 22:38

Guwahati: Jnanpith award winning
Assamese litterateur Indira (Mamoni) Raisom Goswami`s
condition on Saturday turned `very critical` and was put on
ventilator support.

"Goswami`s condition has been very critical and she
was put on 80 per cent ventilator support since this evening,"
Assam Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarmah told reporters
after visiting her at the hospital.

Goswami, who has been undergoing treatment at Guwahati
Medical College and Hospital, was shifted to Intensive Care
Unit on Wednesday and her condition worsened further after she
suffered a brain haemorrage today, doctors said.

Her blood pressure has also fallen considerably,
sources said.

Goswami was admitted to GMCH on February 12 after she
went into coma following severe lung infection caused by
multi-lateral pnuemonia and was later shifted to a super
speciality hospital in Gurgaon.

She was shifted back to GMCH in July after her
condition improved marginally though she continued to be in a
state of unconsciousness.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 22:38

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