The four imprisoned separatist politicians, Jordi Turull, Josep Rull, Joaquim Forn and Jordi Sanchez, who since Thursday are hospitalized in Terrassa to restart their diet after almost three weeks on hunger strike, "evolve favorably," his personal doctor reported today. , Jaume Pedrós.
"As many people ask me, with their permission, I inform that Quim Forn, Josep Rull, Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Turull, evolve favorably in the slow process of medically monitored feedback in the Terrassa hospital", the doctor informed, He is also the president of the Medical Association of Barcelona.
The four pro-independence politicians, who were imprisoned in the prison of Lledoners, deposed on Thursday the hunger strike they began earlier this month to demand that the Constitutional Court expedite its resources and be able to appeal to European justice.
The four will remain at least three or four days in the prison hospital of Terrassa, while they return to eat food on a normal diet, so it is likely that they spend Christmas Day admitted to this center.
The president of the College of Physicians of Barcelona, a personal physician of one of the prisoners, told Efe that the hospitalization was necessary because of the risks to his health and the possible complications that may occur in the coming days.
In the Terrassa penitentiary hospital, medical personnel carry out exhaustive checks on the state of health of the four politicians, with blood and urine tests every twelve hours and the reintroduction of food progressively.
Dr. Lluís Cabré, member of the commission of experts that the Barcelona Medical Association has created expressly to monitor the hunger strike of political prisoners, told Efe that the process of reintroduction of food "has to be done with Careful and closely monitored "by specialized nutrition personnel in a hospital.
Prisoners have taken infusions and crushed food since yesterday, until they reach 400 or 500 calories, which will increase day by day up to 2,000 calories, which is what is considered the content of a normal diet, and provided that produce complications, such as diarrhea or arrhythmias.