AHMEDABAD: The 75-year-old Zambian President, Michael Sata, underwent laser procedure at Samved Urology Hospital on Saturday for a urological disorder. The hospital majorly deals with patients of prostate, kidney stone and bladder surgery. The procedure was performed by urologist Dr Janak Desai.
Micheal Sata, also known as King Cobra in his home country, arrived in Ahmedabad on Friday. He is accompanied by his wife Christine Kaseba and a personal crew.
Sources in the health department said that the president suffers a medical problem involving his prostrate or urinary bladder. He had been suffering bleeding in the urine.
Officials said that Sata underwent a laser procedure on Saturday to stop bleeding. A battery of advance tests will be carried out to decide the future course of medical action. He will be kept in the Samved Hospital for a day or two under medical observation till a final call on his treatment is taken.
Team of doctors attending to him including Dr Janak Desai refused to divulge details of the medical problem and treatment being offered to Zambian president citing confidentiality issues.
Sata’s visit has been declared as private visit.
Times Of India