First Lady Melania Trump Just Had Kidney Surgery

16 May, 2018, 14:05 | Author: Jason Torres
  • Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

The first lady's office announced Monday afternoon that she "underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition". The Slovenia-born former model underwent an embolization procedure, said her communications director Stephanie Grisham.

Ms Trump's spokeswoman had said on Monday that the first lady was likely to remain in hospital for "the duration of the week". "The first lady looks forward to a full recovery". The President spoke with his wife that morning and visited her that evening for over an hour.

The statement vaguely described the procedure as "an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition" but offered no additional details about the first lady's condition or treatment.

"Our wonderful first lady are doing very well".

"Heading over to Walter Reed Medical Center to see our great First Lady, Melania".

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The Chinese Commerce Ministry said State Council Vice Premier, Liu He, would arrive in the US on Tuesday for trade negotiations. Global shares were mixed in muted trading Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S.

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said Melania Trump is in "good spirits". "Will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days", Trump tweeted. "Thank you to all of the well-wishers!" he wrote in a tweet.

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. They have a 12-year-old son named Barron.

Mrs. Trump has, at times, has been noticeably absent from her husband's side. The White House said the procedure was "successful" and that there were no complications.

With the president watching, Mrs. Trump last week unveiled the "Be Best" campaign, which she said will focus on childhood well-being, social media use and opioid abuse.

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