New Delhi, Feb. 10 (ANI): The medical bulletin released by the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital said that the medical condition of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at Siachen Glacier, has deteriorated.
This assessment was made after Hanumanthappa’s condition was reviewed by a team of Critical Care specialists, comprising of HoD of Medicine, Senior Nephrologist, Senior Neurologist and a panel of experts from AIIMS, New Delhi.
“The entire team was in agreement with the management that the patient had undergone till now, and concurred with the future plan of management for him. He continues to remain extremely critical with evidence of oxygen deprivation to the brain on CT scan. There is evidence of pneumonia in both lungs. His multi-organ dysfunction state continues unabated. His condition has deteriorated despite aggressive therapy and supportive care,” the bulletin said.
The entire nation is praying for the recovery of Hanumanthappa, who remains extremely critical due to the complications caused by re-warming and establishment of blood flow to the cold parts of the body.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh had yesterday visited Hanmanthappa, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at Siachen Glacier.
The soldier has been put on ventilator in the ICU of Army’s Research and Referral Hospital here and remains “extremely critical”.
Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who hails from Karnataka, was flown to Delhi on Tuesday morning in a special air ambulance and admitted to the hospital. (ANI)