Jaitley Responding to Treatment, Says Venkaiah Naidu's Office After Visit to AIIMS

After the former finance minister complained of breathlessness and restlessness, doctors said he is "haemodynamically stable".

New Delhi: Former Union minister Arun Jaitley, who has been admitted to the AIIMS here after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness, is stable and responding to treatment, the vice president’s office said on Saturday after Venkaiah Naidu visited the hospital.

Vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu visited the hospital to enquire about his former cabinet colleague’s health. “The doctors informed the vice president that Shri Jaitley is responding to the treatment and his condition is stable.

Naidu also met Jaitley’s family members, who were present.

The former finance minister was admitted to the AIIMS intensive care unit on Friday morning after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness but doctors said he is “haemodynamically stable”.

A hemodynamically stable patient has a stable heart pump and good blood circulation.

A multidisciplinary team of doctors is supervising Jaitley’s treatment, AIIMS said on Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh, Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, MoS for Health Ashwini Choubey, BJP working president J.P. Nadda and Loktantrik Janata Dal chief Sharad Yadav among others visited the hospital on Friday to enquire about Jaitley’s health.