Princess Mikasa’s Yuriko diagnosed with heart failure 2-3 weeks expected to be hospitalized September 28 16:55
Princess Yuriko Mikasa, who is hospitalized for pneumonia, was diagnosed with heart failure and is expected to be hospitalized for about two to three weeks.
Princess Yuriko Mikasa was diagnosed with mild pneumonia during a regular check-up at St. Luke’s International Hospital in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, on the 24th of this month and was hospitalized.
According to the Imperial Household Agency, a subsequent examination showed that the pumping function of the heart that pumped blood was weakened, so that water accumulated in the body and he was diagnosed with heart failure.
Yuriko seems to have a calm appetite, but by medication treatment, she is expected to be hospitalized for about two to three weeks to work on rehabilitation while draining accumulated water.
On the other hand, it has been confirmed that the new coronavirus has not been infected.
Yuriko, the oldest 97-year-old in the Imperial family, had symptoms such as angina about 20 years ago and has a pacemaker on her heart.