The artificial life support of Road Transport Minister and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who is being treated at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, will be removed within 2/1 days as his condition is improving gradually.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Director Dr Abu Naser Rizvi, who was accompanying the minister, informed media referring to the statement of Cardiologist Dr Philip Koh on Wednesday noon, said a PID handout.
Rizvi, who is staying beside the ailing politician in Singapore, said the medical board constituted with Dr Koh Siam Soon Philip, a senior consultant cardiologist at the hospital, is thinking to remove his artificial devices gradually, UNB reports.
His wife Isratunnesa Quader and Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladesh High Commissioner in Singapore were also present at the briefing.
Quader, also Awami League (AL) General Secretary, was flown to Singapore on Monday for better treatment as per advice of renowned Indian cardiologist Dr Devi Shetty.
The minister was admitted to the BSMMU on Sunday morning following breathing complications. Later, doctors conducted an angiogram and found three blockages in his coronary arteries.