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Bolsonaro is still in critical condition and will undergo a new major surgery

Bolsonaro is still in critical condition and will undergo a new major surgery

New surgery will be done subsequently to reconstruct the intestinal tract and remove the colostomy bag

Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) is still hospitalized in critical condition at Albert Einstein Hospital’s intensive care unit, and will have to undergo a new major surgery to reconstruct his intestinal tract and remove the colostomy bag. The information was given in a new bulletin released by the hospital on Monday (10) morning.

According to the medical bulletin, Bolsonaro is still in intensive care. He is also still being fed through a catheter. There are no signs of infection, and he is still undergoing physical therapy. Subsequently, in an undisclosed date, the candidate will have to undergo a new major surgery.

Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed last Thursday (6), during a campaign event in Juiz de Fora (MG). On Friday (7), after being hospitalized in the city’s Santa Casa hospital, he was transferred to the Albert Einstein Hospital’s intensive care unit, in São Paulo.

Here is the full bulletin released on Monday (10):

“São Paulo, September 10, 2018.

Four days after the abdominal injury caused by a blade, presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, hospitalized at Israeli Hospital Albert Einstein is still in critical condition and remains in intensive care.

The patient has a colostomy, since he suffered severe lesions in both his large and small intestines.

A new major surgery will be needed subsequently, to reconstruct the intestinal transit and remove the colostomy bag.

The patient remains with an open gastric tube and with a paralytic ileus (intestinal paralysis), something which happens usually after major surgeries and abdominal traumas.

Yesterday there was an yet incipient intestinal movement, which persists today.

He shows no signs of infection, is receiving the clinical support, as well as respiratory and motor physical therapy, and is receiving exclusively parenteral feeding (intravenous).

Doctors in charge: Antônio Luiz Macedo, MD, surgeon

Leandro Echenique, MD, clinician and cardiologist

Superintendent director: Miguel Cendoroglo, MD, Superintendent director of Israeli Hospital Albert Einstein.”

 

READ IT IN PORTUGUESE:

Bolsonaro segue em estado grave e vai passar por nova cirurgia de grande porte

Nova cirurgia será feita posteriormente para reconstruir o trânsito intestinal e retirar a bolsa de colostomia”