Basu undergoes haemo-dialysis, condition very critical

Kolkata, Jan 14 (PTI) : CPI(M) patriarch Jyoti Basu tonight underwent a two-hour haemo-dialysis after further deterioration in his cardiac and renal functions and his condition was unstable and very critical, his personal physician A K Maity said."He received haemo-dialysis well, but his condition remains very critical and unstable," Maity, who is on the medical board at AMRI Hospital, where the 95-year-old former chief minister Basu is admitted, told PTI.Maity, who was accompanied by cardiologist Suvanan Roy, said "If required, we will put him on dialysis for another two hours tonight and if not for two hours tomorrow morning." Basu's other health parameters were being monitored, Maity said, adding some members of the medical Board would meet late tonight for a review.Earlier, AMRI Hospital Executive Director D N Agarwal said he had been put on haemo-dialysis which would continue for four hours.

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