Doctors Drained Excess Fluids From Sharon's Abdominal Cavity

by Medindia Content Team on  February 23, 2006 at 4:55 PM General Health News
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Doctors Drained Excess Fluids From Sharon's Abdominal Cavity
The excess fluids that was detected during a routine scan in the abdominal cavity of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, was drained by the doctors who was attending on him, hospital sources said.
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Doctors at Jerusalem's Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital Wednesday described Sharon's condition as unchanged after the procedure, the online news service Ynet reported.

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He was in serious but stable condition, remained on a respirator and was not sedated, they said.

The procedure was carried out on Sharon, 77, who has been in coma for seven weeks after suffering a stroke Jan 4. An emergency surgery was carried out 10 days back to remove part of his large intestine.

The surgery was the latest in a series of procedures Sharon has undergone since his stroke and brain hemorrhage.

--Edited IANS
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