The 85-year-old actor, beneath therapy for the final 22 days, is affected by secondary pneumonia and his kidneys usually are not functioning nicely
The well being situation of legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who’s presently on ventilator help, worsened additional on Tuesday, and the thespian has virtually stopped responding to remedies, a senior physician on the hospital, the place he has been admitted, mentioned.
The 85-year-old actor, beneath therapy for the final 22 days, is affected by secondary pneumonia and his kidneys usually are not functioning nicely, he mentioned.
“Mr Chatterjee is barely acutely aware. He has been given oxygen help and is being handled for dehydration. His kidneys usually are not functioning correctly. The octogenarian’s urea and creatinine ranges have gone up and he’s not responding to remedies. His general situation has worsened. He’s very essential,” the senior physician mentioned.
The veteran actor’s neurological situation has additionally deteriorated and that was of main concern, he mentioned.
Chatterjee was placed on ventilator with an endotracheal intubation to guard his airways on Monday night. His haemoglobin degree and platelet depend have gone down. Endotracheal intubation is a medical process by which a tube is positioned into the windpipe by way of the mouth or nostril.
The critically acclaimed actor, the primary Indian movie persona to be awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres —France’s highest civilian award —was admitted to the hospital right here on October 6 after he examined constructive for COVID-19.
Final week, he was shifted to a non-COVID Intensive Trauma Unit (ITU), having recovered from the viral illness.