Jayalalithaa put on heart assist device

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister who suffered a cardiac arrest today has been put on a heart assist device. The Appolo Hospital where she has been admitted says that she is on an extracorporeal membrane heart assist device.

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The hospital also says that she is being treated by experts and critical care specialists. The hospital also said that Dr Richard Beale from London has also been consulted and he has concurred with the line of treatment being given by the cardiologists and pulmonologists.


Scores of her followers have landed outside the Appolo Hospital, Many were seen praying for her speedy recovery.

There is heavy police deployment outside the hospital after news regarding her cardiac arrest was made public. The top ministers and bureaucrats rushed to Appolo hospital after hearing the news.

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