LONDON: Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz Sharif’s new-born daughter has been diagnosed with a serious cardiac issue and doctors have advised the parents that she must undergo a life-saving surgery.
A trusted source at the clinic here in West London, where the new born along with her mother is admitted, told media that the baby girl was born with a serious cardiac situation and was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the private hospital.
Hamza Shahbaz Sharif arrived in London on February 3 after the Lahore High Court gave leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly one-time permission to leave the country for a period of 10 days – till February 13.
The source at the clinic shared that medical situation of the child is of serious nature and that her condition is “complicated and serious”.
Hospital source said: “Doctors have told the family that the baby’s situation is such that she must remain in intensive care unit till the bypass surgery is done, followed by post operation care and stability. Doctors are hopeful that they will do their best.”
“The doctors had told the family that the unborn baby is showing signs of instability and there could be some issues but its only after the birth of the baby that the doctors were able to determine the extent and seriousness of the problem,” said the clinic source. —Agencies