Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Goswami shifted to the ICU

Jnanpith award-winning writer Mamoni Raisom Goswami has been shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) due to a lung infection.

Hospital sources said today Goswami's condition remained unchanged after she was shifted to the ICU from her special cabin the day before. The eminent Assamese writer was transferred to the ICU as a precautionary measure after the doctors treating her diagnosed a lung infection, the sources said.

Asserting there was no immediate cause for concern, they said her condition was being monitored round the clock by a team of doctors.Goswami (68) would be shifted back to her cabin in the GMCH as soon as her condition improved, the sources added.Goswami has been undergoing treatment in the hospital since July last when she was brought back here from Medanta Medicity Hospital, Gurgaon.

Full report here IBNLive

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