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Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed medical center

Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery at Walter Reed medical center

During a later appearance at the Capitol to join Republican senators for their weekly lunch, Trump reiterated that his wife is "really doing well".

"Usually, with embolization there is over a 90 percent success rate", he said. "So, Walter Reed. was really fantastic".

Earlier in the day, President Trump also tweeted an update on his wife's condition, saying she's on track to leave the hospital "in 2 or 3 days".

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said Melania Trump is in "good spirits".

The primary woman underwent surgical procedure Monday morning for a benign kidney situation and is predicted to stay hospitalized for "the period of the week".

"Having been in the White House when First Lady Laura Bush had neck surgery, we all acknowledge there's absolutely interest-the American people have an interest in the first family and first lady, undoubtedly".

The White House didn't offer any additional details on Mrs. Trump's condition, though Vice President Mike Pence described the procedure as "long-planned".

Mrs. Trump has, at times, has been noticeably absent from her husband's side.

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The objective of an embolization is to cut off the blood supply to a lesion to cause it to shrink and ultimately die off.

He also visited Monday after doctors performed the "embolization" procedure.

However, most often Schrader sees patients who need embolizations due to bleeding in their kidneys. She later accompanied Trump to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to welcome dwelling three People who had been detained in North Korea.

The Slovenia-born former model married Trump in 2005. They have a 12-year-old son named Barron.

Once she's out of the hospital and on the mend, Mrs. Trump will return to her busy schedule, working on promoting her recently-announced "Be Best" initiative.

President Donald Trump says his wife, Melania, will be released from the hospital in a few days after receiving treatment for a kidney condition the White House says is noncancerous.

Stephen King found himself in hot water for a tweet many felt was insensitive about first lady Melania Trump's recent surgery.


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