Prime Minister Victor Ponta is progressing favourably after the knee surgery, Bucharest-Based Central Military Emergency University Hospital announced on Thursday.
“In accordance with the provisions of the Romanian Supreme Defence Council’s Resolution no. 166/2006, with the subsequent modifications and completions and in accordance with the Methodological Norms adopted for its enforcement, Dr. Carol Davila Central Military Emergency University Hospital has been authorised to communicate the following information regarding an evaluation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s state of health: today, July 9, at around 1 p.m., Premier Victor Ponta came to the Orthopedic and Traumatology Clinic of the hospital in view of a specialised check aimed to evaluate his state of health and set the therapeutic conduct and the protocol for the post-surgery medical recuperation”, the hospital said in a release to Agerpres..
It added that following the check, it was found that the patient was progressing “favourably” after the surgery and his recovery was going “within the normal parameters”. The patient is not allowed to stand on his operated-on leg or bend the knee at an angle larger than 90 degrees.
Ponta must observe a daily programme of medical gymnastics, physiotherapy and kinetic therapy according to the international standards and undergo orthopedic check in 21 days or when needed. He underwent knee surgery on June 15, in Istanbul.