Composer and singer Igor Nikolaev
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After major heart surgery Igor Nikolaev disconnected from the ventilator. The musician underwent emergency bypass surgery.
Igor Nikolaev I was admitted to the hospital a few days ago with complaints of severe chest pain. The reason for the sharp deterioration in the maestro’s condition was third major heart attack. An urgent operation was required.
The surgery was successful. For now Igor Yurievich already disconnected from the ventilator and breathing on his own. He will spend the coming days in intensive care. “The condition is stable and serious. He underwent the operation satisfactorily,” they said in medical circles.
Because of the current situation with Nikolaev, he is very worried Alla Pugacheva. They have been friends for many years. Alla Borisovna and she herself knows well what a sick heart is. Previously The diva underwent several operations to stent blood vessels.
Now Pugacheva is in touch with the composer’s wife Yulia Proskuryakova. “Of course, Alla Borisovna will breathe a sigh of relief when they start corresponding, but for now Igor cannot get in touch,” a knowledgeable source quotes website mk.ru.
It will take a long time for Nikolaev to recover. During this time, all the maestro’s concerts were cancelled. With bypass surgery, surgeons restore impaired blood flow in the heart muscle. After such an intervention, the patient usually spends about three weeks in the hospital, and then awaits rehabilitation.