KEM Hospital’s dean Dr Avinash Supe told The Asian Age, “He has a severe stomach ailment with complications for which we are treating him.
Mumbai: Senior leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and former deputy chief minister, Chhagan Bhujbal, who is suffering from stomach problems and was shifted from J.J. Hospital to civic-run KEM Hospital on Tuesday, is suspected to be suffering from a severe ailment, inflammation in the pancreas, according to tests conducted on him.
Mr Bhujbal underwent a few tests prescribed by doctors, including Hepatopancreatobilary (HPB) and Gastroenterology (GI). Reports of a few tests are pending while those received have found that he is suffering from an inflammation in the pancreas.
KEM Hospital’s dean Dr Avinash Supe told The Asian Age, “He has a severe stomach ailment with complications for which we are treating him. A few test reports are still pending while the rest stated that he has an inflammation in the pancreas.”
According to sources, Mr Bhujbal has been admitted with indigestion and severe stomach ache to a special room under Dr Shobna J. Bhatia, ward number 43, gastro surgery department, second floor. They said he underwent a couple of tests on Wednesday.
Mr Bhujbal has been in jail since March 2016 following his arrest in the `870 crore Maharashtra Sadan scam by the ED. The court has asked jail authorities to shift him to the super-specialty department of KEM hospital. He was admitted to state-run J.J. Hospital on March 3. A CT scan and sonography revealed that he was suffering from abdominal ailments. He has also been diagnosed with asthma and respiratory problems as well.