Doctor: Sharon to be sedated for up to 72 hours

January 5, 2006 20:13

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon could be sedated for up to 72 hours following emergency surgery for a massive stroke, hospital officials said Thursday. Dr. Shlomo Mor-Yosef said Sharon would remain in deep sedation and on a respirator to decrease pressure in his skull. He spoke at a news conference late Thursday.

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