Minister of Science and Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences Vilasrao Deshmukh was admitted to hospital in Chennai on Monday in a critical condition. His condition is serious as he suffering is from a critical liver ailment and several organ failure. Deshmukh is on life support.
Vilasrao Deshmukh was brought by the special flight around 6 pm on Monday and immediately taken to the hospital in an ambulance. the 67-year-old senior Congress leader from Maharashtra recently underwent medical tests at the Breach Candy hospital in south Mumbai.
According to doctors “Vilasrao’s liver ailment was noticed during a routine health check-up well over a year before. A week before, Deshmukh himself felt his condition was deteriorating, and he was admitted to the Breach Candy hospital in the city.
“We are planning a liver transplant after stabilizing his vital parameters,” the doctor attending to him at Chennia’s Global Hospital said. Deshmukh was flown to Chennai for treatment under the care of noted liver transplant surgeon Dr Mohammed Rela. We are evaluating him to see if he is fit enough for a transplant,” said a doctor.
Vilasrao Deshmukh’s actor-son Riteish Deshmukh has expressed willingness to give a part of his liver to his ill father. The Mumbai-based doctor said a option of liver transplant in Mumbai hospitals too was considered, but the members of the Deshmukh family declined the option. “In Mumbai, two hospitals are authorized to do liver transplant processes, but it’s a question of faith. Members of the Deshmukh family felt that Chennai will be a better choice.