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Former prime minister Ariel Sharon Photo: Reuters
Former prime minister Ariel Sharon Photo: Reuters
 
 

Ariel Sharon's condition worsens

Sheba medical center says 'past two days have seen worsening in former PM's condition'

Meital Yasur Beit-Or
Published: 07.23.06, 19:48 / Israel News

The condition of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has deteriorated, doctors from the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer reported Sunday.

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In a statement doctors said that "in the past two days there has been a deterioration in the condition of the former prime minister. Doctors treating him have reported a worsening of organ functions and of the collection of fluids in his body."

 

Checks carried out on Sharon indicate changes which began in the brain tissue area.

 

Sheba hospital doctors are continuing to run tests to find what has caused the changes to his condition.

 

The doctors are updating Sharon's family continuously.

 

The former prime minister was hospitalized on January 4 following a severe stroke and has since been in a coma.

 

The first signs of a medical crisis were apparent last December, when Sharon suffered a light stroke and was rushed to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.

 

After being in a coma for over a month, Sharon's condition deteriorated again in February following the discovery of gangrene in his intestines.

 

He underwent a four-hour surgery and some of the intestine causing the gangrene was removed.

 

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