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Doctors recommend backup pacemaker, ICD for Nawaz: Maryam

Doctors recommend backup pacemaker, ICD for Nawaz: Maryam
April 3, 2019
LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on Wednesday said that the doctors have recommended a backup pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. The PML-N leader said the medical tests of Nawaz Sharif will be completed by the end of this week or early next week, giving a clearer picture of his health status and the procedures he needs subsequently. Maryam Nawaz took a twitter and said, “Yes, doctors have recommended Backup Pacemaker & ICD (Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator, a life saving device implanted in the body for patients at risk for fatal cardiac Arrhythmias.” https://twitter.com/MaryamNSharif/status/1113338214209732608 “Yesterday MNS had Echo & Ultrasound for Kidneys along with Doppler studies for Carotid Arteries & Peripheral Vessels. Substantial stenosis detected on Carotid Doppler Studies. Undergoing today MRI/MRA for Carotids (Arteries supplying blood to brain) & Renals to further investigate,” she wrote in a series of tweets earlier today. https://twitter.com/MaryamNSharif/status/1113338214209732608 “Will also have CT Scan for kidneys today. Earlier at Services Hospital it was diagnosed & documented that MNS has significant Carotid Artery Stenosis and Peripheral Arterial Disease, widespread thickening and narrowing of vessels.” https://twitter.com/MaryamNSharif/status/1113338796869865472 “MNS’s labs/scans/investigations to be completed by the end of this week or early next week. Concerned specialists being consulted. We should have a clearer picture of his health status & the procedures he needs subsequently,” she added. https://twitter.com/MaryamNSharif/status/1113341584513409024
Untimely to say if Nawaz’s treatment possible in six weeks or not
A day earlier, former premier’s personal physician Dr Adnan has said that it is untimely to say about former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s treatment is possible in six weeks or not. According to the reports, Nawaz Sharif reached Sharif Medical City for further check-ups. The various medical tests of Pakistan Muslim league-N (PML-N) supremo were conducted at Sharif Medical City. Dr Adnan said that a medical board comprising senior professors has been formed to conduct further tests and treatment. Various medical tests of the erstwhile prime minister will be taken at the Sharif Medical City today. He also said that however, the resistance in blood circulation of Nawaz Sharif’s body identified. “Due to the health danger, it decided to conduct MRI test of neck and heart,” he added. Dr Adnan told that the further test would be conducted tomorrow. He also said that it is premature to say if Nawaz Sharif’s treatment is possible in six weeks or not. He further stated that it being discussed whether the PML-N supremo’s medical care is possible in Pakistan.
SC grants bail to Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds for six weeks
Earlier, the Supreme Court granted bail to former premier Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds for six weeks in the Al-Azizia reference. In addition, the court also suspended the sentence for six weeks. The court also stopped Nawaz Sharif from going abroad. However, he will be free to get treatment from anywhere in the country.

The court also ordered to release him after furnishing two surety bonds worth Rs five million each. The bail has been granted on five grounds.