Abhishek’s condition stable, say doctors
The condition of Abhishek Banerjee who underwent Orbital Floor Repair surgery on Tuesday is stable. He slept well throughout the night, said a bulletin issued by Belle Vue Clinic on Wednesday afternoon.
Banerjee who had a providential escape when the car he was travelling in, met with an accident on Durgapur Expressway on October 18. The health bulletin said he had complained ofpersisting pain which is considered quite normal in such circumstances.
All his vitals including blood pressure, pulse, SPO2 etc are stable. It is expected that he will gradually be put on normal diet. A medical board comprising 19 doctors are examining his health. Dr Anirban Bhaduri on October 25 conducted the surgery to repair the fracture on the orbital floor.
The operation took over three hours to complete. Cardiologists including Dr Monotosh Panja and Dr SB Roy, eye specialists including Dr Abhijit Chatterjee and Dr J Sengupta, Maxillofacial surgeons Dr Amit Roy and Dr K Kothari were present in the operation theatre. Veteran physician Dr Sukumar Mukherjee also examined Banerjee.
The crack on the orbital floor was repaired by installing a Titanium Mesh which was affixed by a 3mm screw. His is kept under 72 hour observation in the Critical Care Unit.
Trinamool Congress leaders and workers gathered outside the clinic and inquired about his health. Special puja and prayers were held on Tuesday for his speedy recovery. Mamata Banerjee has requested party workers and leaders not to create any inconvenience to the relatives of those who were undergoing treatment at the clinic.