Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is recovering after
his coronary angioplasty, will remain in hospital on Monday on the advise of
"He is showing improvement," said sources with the doctors.
Doctors at Army's Research and Referral hospital in New
Delhi, who installed a coronary stent in his artery last Saturday, recommended
that Mukherjee should remain hospitalised till Tuesday, the sources added.
The coronary angioplasty was conducted as medicos detected a
blockage in Mukherjee's heart after he was admitted there with stomach
On Sunday, Mr. Mukherjee thanked people for their wishes on
his official twitter account.
"Grateful for all the thoughts, wishes and prayers for
my good health; I have recovered and am hoping to return to work soon,"
the President tweeted.
Coronary angioplasty is a medical practice used to
open blocked or narrowed coronary (heart) arteries. The
procedure improves blood flow to the heart.