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Kapil Dev stable after emergency coronary angioplasty due to chest pain

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Kapil Dev, the former India World Cup-winning captain, is stable after undergoing a coronary angioplasty surgery at the Fortis Hospital in New Delhi late Thursday night due to chest pain. "Currently, he is admitted in ICU and under close supervision" the hospital said in a statement. "Mr Kapil Dev is stable now and he is expected to get discharged in couple of days." "Mr. Kapil Dev came to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (Okhla Road) emergency department at 1:00 am on 23rd October with a complaint of chest pain. He was evaluated and an emergency coronary angioplasty was performed in the middle of the night," the statement said.

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