LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif s troponin test determines that he did not suffer heart attack, according to reports. Blood tests were conducted to profile his heart issues on Sunday. Sharif has been undergoing various medical tests at the Services Hospital in Lahore to ascertain severity of different diseases he has been suffering from.
Besides, he also underwent CT scan and ultrasound to examine the level of his kidney problem. The tests found stones in his left kidney. A reexamination of his blood samples in the Jinnah Hospital determined that he has been facing earlier heart issues and not symptoms related to heart attack.
He was shifted to the hospital from the Kot Lakhpat Jail. A six-member board of doctors from the Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS) has been conducting his medical procedures.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) supporters have set a “Quran Khawani” camp outside the hospital to offer special prayers for rehabilitation of Sharif. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar had approved shifting Sharif from the jail to the hospital following recommendations of the medical board. The former premier has been given a VVIP room in the hospital.
SP Model Town Ali Waseem is in-charge of the overall security of the hospital. A deputy superintendent of police (DSP), two inspectors and 80 officers are performing duties.