Kolkata: Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s situation was stable but critical, medical doctors treating him mentioned late on Tuesday evening. Chatterjee, 85, was examined constructive for Covid-19 on October 6. He was hospitalised in Kolkata and placed on ventilator assist on Monday afternoon.
“His health condition was critical. But we have managed to stabilise the parameters. There has been not much change in terms of improvement or deterioration,” Dr Arindam Kar, who’s main a group of medical doctors treating the thespian, informed media late on Tuesday.
During the day medical doctors mentioned his gastrointestinal bleeding had stopped and the urine output had elevated to “acceptable levels”. The worrying issue was that the urea and creatinine ranges had been going up. Nephrologists had been exploring choices whether or not he would want some assist within the type of renal substitute remedy. His platelet depend was stable.
“We are now mostly dealing with secondary infections and their repercussions. We are expecting that he would respond to medications that have been given and that his kidney function would bounce back,” mentioned Kar.
One of essentially the most celebrated actors in Bengal, Chatterjee has obtained many awards and honours together with the Padma Bhushan, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, National Awards, and Sangeet Natak Akademi Tagore Ratna. He is finest identified for his collaboration with Oscar-winner Satyajit Ray and the Feluda sequence.
“As of now, our priorities are to correct the renal function and stop the deterioration of any other organs. The main issue that has been bothering us over the past few days is his consciousness level,” Kar mentioned.