Slight improvement in SPB’s health

Chennai: The health condition of veteran playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, who is being treated for coronavirus at a private hospital in Chennai, has slightly improved but he continues to be on ventilator, sources said.

“There are some minor improvements, but he needs ventilator support. His vital parameters are stable,” sources added.

Assistant Director of Medical Services of MGM Healthcare Anuradha Baskaran said, “Thiru SP Balasubrahmanyam who had been admitted at MGM Healthcare due to COVID-19 continues to be on ventilator and ECMO support in Intensive Care Unit. His current clinical condition is stable and he continues to be closely monitored by our multidisciplinary clinical team.”

She said further, “MGM Healthcare’s multidisciplinary team consists of specialists from internal medicine, critical care, pulmonology, infectious diseases and ECMO care. Our multidisciplinary team is actively collaborating with international experts from reputed centers in the US and UK that have witnessed large volumes of COVID-19 patients requiring ECMO support.”

“The international experts concur with the clinical care that is being provided by our expert medical team to Thiru SP Balasubrahmanyam,” added Anuradha.

 

NT Bureau