Jayalalitha suffered from bacteremia, septic shock with respiratory infection: AIIMS report

A report from the seven-member AIIMS Medical Group said former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalitha was suffering from bacteremia, septic shock with respiratory infection.

The medical group’s report, led by Dr. Sandeep Seth, a professor in the department of cardiology, was submitted on August 4. (File Photo by AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalitha)

A report from the seven-member AIIMS Medical Panel constituted as instructed by the Supreme Court has submitted a report stating that the AIIMS Panel agrees with the treatment and diagnosis given to the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalitha who was admitted to Apollo Hospitals and passed away on December 5, 2016.

The AIIMS medical panel, in its report, said it agreed with the final diagnosis of the medical team which stated that Jayalalitha suffered from bacteremia, septic shock with respiratory infection, heart failure , hypertension, hypothyroidism, asthmatic bronchitis, irritable bowel syndrome and atopic dermatitis. .

The medical committee’s report, led by Dr. Sandeep Seth, a professor in the Department of Cardiology, was delivered on August 4.

The sequence of events reviewed by the AIIMS panel revealed that Jayalalitha was previously treated for uncontrolled diabetes, dizziness, atopic dermatitis, irritable bowel syndrome, hypothyroidism and chronic bronchitis.

She was admitted to Apollo on September 22, 2016 and was admitted to the emergency room at Apollo Hospital.

Her blood sugar was 560 mg/dl on admission and she had been given insulin and antibiotics. A temporary pacemaker was attached while dopamine and norepinephrine were administered.

The report states that there was an improvement in his health on September 27, 2016.

But on October 7, a tracheotomy was performed after further consultation with doctors including Dr Richard Beele.

The AIIMS panel said on December 4, 2016 that Jayalalitha suffered from increased shortness of breath and ventilation had begun. Doctors pronounced her dead after maintaining ECMO for 24 hours.

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