Asif Zardari’s platelets also start dropping
October 25, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Platelets of former president Asif Zardari on Friday also started dropping at Pakistan Institutes of Medical Sciences (PIMS). A decrease of 21,000 platelets has been witnessed during two days. As a result, the number of platelets has been reduced to 90,000. On October 23, the number of platelets of the PPP co-chairman was 111,000. A four-member medical board conducted the examination of Asif Zardari in detail. Doctors have suggested medicines to bring the platelets to normalcy. According to the sources, the PPP co-chairman is being given insulin on daily basis. The physiotherapy is being provided continuously to Zardari for reducing back and neck pain. On the decision of the medical board, Asif Ali Zardari would remain admitted to the hospital for another two days. A four-member medical board headed by Professor Shajee Siddiqui examined Zardari at PIMS Hospital and advised against discharging him from the medical facility. The PPP co-chairman would receive further medical treatment for two days until Saturday. As per doctors, the PPP leader is under depression and is suffering from severe physical weakness. A day earlier, the PIMS declared the medical reports of former president Asif Ali Zardari as satisfactory. According to details garnered, the former president is undergoing treatment at the cardiac ward in PIMS and yesterday’s medical tests reports are satisfactory. Some medical tests of Zardari are likely to be carried out today. The blood and Eco tests of the former president and were conducted on Wednesday by a four-member medical board at the PIMS. A day earlier, the doctors conducted various medical tests of under trial prisoner of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Asif Ali Zardari here at the PIMS. His blood samples have been sent to the hospital laboratory for tests, including Complete Picture, Renal Function Test (RFT), Serum Electrolyte, Liver Function Test (LFT), Prothrombin Time, HBA1C (blood sugar) and Lipid profile for cholesterol. His ECG and ECHO tests will also be conducted. It is pertinent to mention here that Asif Zardari has been shifted to PIMS for management and diagnostic investigation. PIMS cardiac center’s private ward has been declared as a sub jail for him.