Actor Soumitra Chatterjee remains on ventilator support

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee remains on ventilator support

Kolkata: Veteran Bengali Actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s well being situation continued to stay vital and he would bear two or three episodes of dialysis to sort out his renal performing on Wednesday, medical doctors at Kolkata’s Belle Vue Hospital mentioned.

Chatterjee has been on ventilator assist since Monday because the medical skilled workforce on the hospital described his renal operate as ‘not so good.’

“The team of nephrologists has decided that 2-3 episodes of dialysis will help bring down urea and creatinine levels in his body which should also improve the consciousness. We will also try to restore urine output of the actor. Hopefully, the dialysis will be for a shorter duration,” mentioned Dr Arindam Kar, who’s heading the medical workforce for Chatterjee on the hospital.

The 85-year-old Dadasaheb Phalke awardee has been admitted within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Kolkata’s Belle Vue Hospital for nearly 19 days now and his consciousness degree has gone down considerably in the previous few days.

His depend of haemoglobin additionally got here down a number of days again whereas the urea degree in his physique was up. The key downside for Chatterjee was Covid-19 encephalopathy, hospital sources mentioned.

It was learnt that there was no gastrointestinal bleeding on Wednesday. The oxygen assist was additionally at about 40-50 per cent, once more unchanged since Tuesday.

“Ventilator parameters are good. We have been able to detect the off-ending bacteria and organisms that are creating the secondary infections and we have initiated the antibiotics according to the sensitivity report,” mentioned Kar.

Chatterjee was battling with Covid-19. He was examined positive for coronavirus on October 5 and received admitted to the hospital the subsequent morning.

He was taking pictures for a documentary titled ‘Abhijan’ directed by actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay. The final time he attended the taking pictures ground at Bharatlaxmi Studio was on October 1.

The subsequent taking pictures schedule was fastened on October 7.

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