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Savithri and Saveetha Hospital (SRMC also) - Part 5

1 July 2008 to 9 July 2008 --- at SRMC

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For what happened on 1 July 2008, read Part 4 first.

Wednesday 2 July 2008 SRMC (2nd day) ICU

Savithri was in the ICU, 5th Floor, SRMC, Porur. We two were in hotel; took bath and came to SRMC by 7-15 AM. We both saw Savithri in her bed and she started crying on seeing Vijaya. Her condition has been diagonosed as ISCHEMIA ( loss in supply of oxygen in the blood stream) Doctors opine that she would have had this for the past two years but unaware of its existence. It has no symptoms but very dangerous and maybe fatal. Savithri's ECG was erratic. She is being treated for all these, she is responding to medicines, and she could be shifted to the Ward by tomorrow. All these were explained to me and Ramesh by a doctor whose name is also Ramesh. The Chief Cardiologist is Dr JSN MURTHY.

Today Savithri was given Keerai saatham, Rasam saatham etc for lunch and dinner. She is normal. Sugavanam came by 12 noon and left by 4-45 PM. We two left SR…

Savithri and Saveetha Hospital - Part 4

27 June 2008 to 1 July 2008

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Friday, June 27, 2008 (Visit No 10)

Savithri came on June 25 (Wednesday) by 9-30PM by bus from Hosur. Ramesh received her at Guindy and brought her here. Ramesh left after meals. June 26 was our Amma's Sraththam day.

On Friday, June 27, Savithri, Vijaya, and I packed our clothes and other things and left house in a call taxi by 8-30AM. At Saveetha Hospital we met Dr Ashwin;hegot Savithri a new Medical OP card and he took us to the Gen Physician Dr Syed Ameen Ahmed. BP reading was taken 130 / 80. Dr Ahmed wanted a ECHOCARDIOGRAM taken.

(An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. These echoes are turned into moving pictures of your heart that can be seen on a video screen.)

The echo was to be taken at the nearby Sri Rama…