YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad was admitted to Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM) this morning (April 17, 2012) for a minor surgery to remove nasal polyps.
The medical team led by Prof Dr Abdullah Sani Mohamed (Consultant ENT Surgeon PPUKM), Prof Dato BS Gendeh (Consultant ENT Surgeon PPUKM), Prof Joanna Ooi (Consultant Anaesthesiologist, PPUKM) and Dato Dr Haji Hassan Mohamad Ariff (Consultant Anaesthesiologist, IJN) performed an hour long surgery beginning 9 30 am.
YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir is currently under observation in the normal ward. He is expected to remain in hospital for the next few days.
Visitation is currently limited to immediate family members.
WE PRAY FOR OUR STATESMAN'S CONTINUED GOOD HEALTH!