New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who underwent a kidney transplant surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on December 10, was discharged on Monday afternoon.

According to the hospital authorties, Swaraj has shown a speedy recovery after surgery.

“MEA Minister Sushma Swaraj has shown a speedy recovery after her kidney transplant and is being discharged today (Monday),” said the statement issued by the communication department of AIIMS.

Swaraj underwent the kidney transplant from an unrelated donor on December 10 at AIIMS by a dedicated team of 50 medical staff, including several senior doctors like M Minz, VK Bansal and Preet Mohinder Singh led by AIIMS Director MC Misra.

The three-hour surgery was performed at the Cardio Thoracic and Neuro Sciences Centre.

Swaraj, who is a diabetic, was admitted to AIIMS on November 7th. Earlier in April, she was admitted to AIIMS for Pneumonia and other health issues.

(With IANS inputs)


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