Vice-President Ansari undergoes airway surgery, doing well

Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Sunday successfully underwent a pre-scheduled preventive airway surgery here at the AIIMS.

PTI| Last Updated: Feb 08, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

New Delhi: Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Sunday successfully underwent a pre-scheduled preventive airway surgery here at the AIIMS.

Following the operation, under general anaesthesia, for removing a mass from the air way, the Vice President is recovering well and is in good spirits, a statement said.

62-year-old Ansari was admitted to the hospital last night.

The doctors, led by Professor Suresh C Sharma, Head of ENT Department, and Professor Anjan Trikha, Department of Anaesthesiology, are monitoring the parameters of the Vice President and they are satisfied with his post-operation recovery, it said.