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Former Prince develops stomach bleeding: Health condition further deteriorates

BANGKOK: The health condition of former crown prince Paras Shah, who has been admitted to a hospital in Thailand following a major heart attack, further deteriorated. The former Prince has developed stomach bleeding.

Issuing a press statement the Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital said that Shah, who is on life support ever since he was brought to the hospital, underwent endoscopy today. “His condition remains very critical,” added the hospital in its second statement since Shah was rushed to the Bangkok hospital on February 19. “Today, he developed bleeding from the stomach,” a team of four doctors said this evening.

Cardiologists Dr. Sayan Cheepudomwit and Dr. Parinya Kunawut, gastroenterologist Dr. Surasak Aekpongpaisit and intensivist Dr. Kunchit Piyavechviratana at the hospital have signed the statement released this evening. The hospital issued first press release yesterday when Sha’s wife Himani reached to Bangkok to attend his ailing husband.

Amid reports that the former Crown Prince is no more his wife Himani Shah reached Bangkok on Friday evening and has been visiting him at the CCU. The 41-year-old former crown prince suffered the stroke a day after his mother, the former queen Komal Shah, celebrated her 63rd birthday. The royal family however refuted such rumors came saying former Prince is no more.

The 42-year-old is the only son of deposed King Gyanendra. He was living in Bangkok alone though his wife, two daughters and a son were in Kathmandu. Former King Gyanendra and former Queen Komal are currently in Simara of Bara district of southern Nepal and have been receiving information about their ailing son from the relatives, who are in Bangkok.

Published Date: Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 | 09:36 AM

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