Doctors at the Central Military Hospital (CVH) in Prague have diagnosed Czech President Milos Zeman with hepatic encephalopathy, the portal reported on October 13. Denik N…
It is noted that the disease manifests itself “by various psychological and neurological symptoms and can be caused by cirrhosis of the liver,” and is also a consequence of acute or chronic liver failure.
“This is manifested, for example, in the fact that you are disoriented and speak incoherently,” the online publication reports the words of its sources in the CVG.
Press Secretary of the Head of State Jiri Ovchachek conveyedthat “hospitalization does not prevent the president from exercising his constitutional powers.”
Zeman was hospitalized at the CVG on October 10 after meeting with Prime Minister Andrei Babish. On the same day, it was reported that the doctors managed to stabilize the state of the head of the Czech Republic in the intensive care unit.
The hospitalization of the president of the republic also became known on September 14, when his adviser Martin Neyedli assured about the planned nature of the examination in a medical institution.
Zeman, at the age of 76, suffers from neuropathy in the legs and is undergoing treatment for diabetes. In April of this year, he talked about being forced to move in a wheelchair due to the unsatisfactory condition of his legs.