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Melania Trump undergoes surgery for 'benign kidney condition'

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

US Trump has undergone for what the described as a "benign kidney condition" and was expected to remain hospitalised for the rest of the week.

Her office said surgeons had performed an embolisation procedure on her at the yesterday.

A statement was put out by the said, "This morning, Trump underwent an embolisation procedure to treat a benign kidney condition."

"The was successful and there were no complications," it said.

Embolisation is most often used to block the blood supply to a tumour, benign or cancerous.

Trump, 48, is expected to spend the rest of the week recovering at the medical centre, in Bethesda,

"The looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere," the said.

visited her and spent over a little over an hour with his wife.

"Successful procedure, she is in good spirits. Thank you to all of the well-wishers!," he tweeted.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 13:15 IST