Director of Sheba Medical Center , Professor Zeev Rotstein , said this morning ( Thursday ) that the deterioration in the condition of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is very serious , and there is a danger to his life. In a press release , stated Prof. Rothstein : " We've witnessed the ups and downs of the medical condition in the past two and a half months, but he returned back and stabilized , yet the last two days we expect a gradual decline in function of the number of critical organs in his body ."
According to the director of the hospital , Sharon's condition is defined as critical. " This is the situation today , with the background of this long period with comorbidities . We expect a decline in function of the number of elements that are essential to life . I can not be a prophet, but the feeling of the doctors treating him and his family is that there is an adverse change ," he noted . " Everyone's feeling is that the deterioration is very serious deterioration , even our sense ."
Sharon's condition , the 11th Prime Minister of Israel , began to deteriorate in December 2005 then suffered a mild stroke , for which he was hospitalized for a few days at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. He was scheduled to undergo heart catheterization , but the day before surgery, on January 4, 2006, he felt ill . He was rushed to the hospital , and after a series of tests revealed that he suffered a stroke two more serious . After emergency treatment given to him , he fell into a coma . When it became clear that Sharon could not continue to serve as chairman of the party and the deal for the 17th Knesset , replace these positions Ehud Olmert , in his capacity as Acting Prime Minister.
Early last year, AFP reported an improvement in the condition of Sharon, and he was taken to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba for MRI examinations . That same day delivered from Tel Hashomer hospital that Sharon's condition remained unchanged and that he be returned there after a few hours of testing . Last September, Sharon underwent planned surgery beforehand stomach. Analysis , designed to fix something in his stomach feeding lasted about an hour and went as expected.