External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s kidney transplant surgery successful

By: | Updated: December 11, 2016 3:20 PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’skidney transplant surgery has successfully ended at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS).

sushma-swaraj-reuSwaraj, who is a diabetic and has been in and out of the hospital for the past few months, was admitted to AIIMS on November 7 with failing kidneys. (Source: Reuters)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’skidney transplant surgery has successfully ended at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS). West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished Swaraj a speedy recovery. “Wish a speedy and full recovery for @SushmaSwaraj Ji after her surgery at AIIMS,” Mamata tweeted.

Swaraj, who is a diabetic and has been in and out of the hospital for the past few months, was admitted to AIIMS on November 7 with failing kidneys. On November 16, she tweeted that she was admitted to AIIMS because of kidney failure and was undergoing tests for transplantation.

Swaraj, 64, has been treated regularly for diabetes and has been on dialysis to flush out her kidneys for weeks. AIIMS was flooded with offers to donate a kidney to the External Affairs Minister.

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