Ex-President Lee Teng-hui has minor brain bleed: doctor
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Taipei, An examination revealed that former President Lee Teng-hui (???) has a minor brain bleed following a fall at his home Thursday, an attending physician at Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TVGH) said Friday.
Chan Wan Leong (???), a physician in the Division of Cardiology, said Lee has been admitted to the intensive care unit and the minor bleed was found after a series of examinations.
Lee has been taking anticoagulant drugs for cardiovascular disease for a long time, for which he also has multiple coronary intravascular stents, Chan said, explaining that these could conflict with treatment for the brain bleed.
Hence, medical treatment will be adjusted appropriately, Chan added.
Meanwhile, Lee's condition is quite stable, but it is hard to say when he might be discharged from the hospital due to his advanced years and the possibility of unexpected developments, Chan said.
Lee was rushed to hospital after falling at home and hitting his head on the floor around noon Thursday, with an injury to his right eye and a nose bleed.
According to the hospital, Lee was admitted in 2017 after a bout of flu, but recovered well and made a four-day visit to Japan in June 2018.