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Jayalalithaa completely recovered: Apollo Hospitals Chairman Pratap C Reddy

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When to leave for home and take over reins of power, only Amma has to decide

In the first most definitive medical report ever since Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa got admitted to Apollo Hospital one and half months ago, its chairman Pratap C Reddy declared on Friday that she had completely recovered. It is left to her to decide when she wanted to return home, the Apollo chairman said addressing a media conference in Chennai.

“The chief minister is recovering well at Apollo. She has got the best possible treatment in the world from a team of doctors here at Aplollo, from London and from AIIMS, “ he said adding she is very satisfied and she is completely recovered. She is in control and monitors and controls the medical staff and the nursing staff who tend to her.

“She asks and demands what she wants,” Dr Reddy said. “The chief minister is under control now.

What the nurses and doctors should do she controls,” said Reddy. “….everybody is looking forward when she will go back (returning home), which she needs to decide,” said Reddy.

Jayalalithaa was wheeled into the ICU of the Apollo hospital on September 22 night and has been getting treatment since then. Initially she was ailing from fever and dehydration.

A team of about Doctors and specialists, including cardiologists, a pulmonologist, intensivists, infectious disease specialists and a nephrologist, have been treating her.

There has been steady improvement in her health condition. The Chief Minister has been conscious after she was taken off day-time sedation in October third week, Apollo hospital medical sources said.

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