Aug 20, 2007

Tun Mahathir Discharged From IJN After Routine Check-up

Latest updates on Tun Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was discharged from the National Heart Institute (IJN) Monday after undergoing a routine check-up since Saturday.

His special officer, Sufi Yusoff, said the former prime minister was discharged from the country's premier heart centre at noon after completing a set of comprehensive cardiac investigations.

His condition is reported well, Sufi told Bernama.

Dr Mahathir, who was admitted at 5.30pm on Saturday, did not receive any visitor while at the hospital.

He underwent a coronary artery bypass operation in 1989 and has been going for routine periodic checks since then.

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