Plural aspiration was done on Wednesday
Earlier on Wednesday, 98-year-old Dilip Kumar had to undergo a process of pleural aspiration on the fourth day of his hospitalization. Through this procedure, a small needle and tube were inserted into the space between his lung and the chest wall and the fluid that had accumulated around the lung was removed. Dr Jalil Parkar had told that 350 ml of water stored in his left lung has been removed during the day at 2 o’clock on Wednesday. Dilip sahab’s oxygen level is also now 100 percent.
Dilip Kumar was on oxygen support in ICU
Dilip Kumar was admitted to the hospital on Sunday morning, during which his wife Saira Banu also stayed with him in the hospital. Dilip Kumar was kept in the ICU ward on oxygen support after increasing difficulty in breathing. After improving his health, he was shifted from ICU ward to general ward on Thursday. He is being treated at Hinduja Hospital under the supervision of Pulmonologist Dr. Jalil Parker and Cardiologist Dr. Nitin Gokhale.
shortness of breath due to bilateral pleural effusion
On Monday, the doctor told that Dilip Kumar has bilateral pleural effusion. In this, there is repeated accumulation of water in the chest and lungs, which increases the pressure on the lungs and causes breathlessness. Dilip Kumar’s photo was also revealed from the hospital on the evening of Monday 7 June 2021.