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First lady Melania 'doing really well' after medical procedure

16 May 2018

"This morning, first lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition". He said he expected the first lady back home at the White House before the end of the week.

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.

"I want to start by saying that Melania is in the hospital doing really well".

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

Overall, said Brahmbhatt, an embolization is "a fairly low risk procedure" though the biggest risk would be to over-embolize. "The doctors were incredible". Will be leaving the hospital in 2 or 3 days.

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The first word of Mrs. Trump's health troubles came from her communications director, Stephanie Grisham, who announced in a statement Monday that President Donald Trump's wife, 48, had successfully underdone a kidney procedure and would likely remain hospitalized for the rest of the week as she recovers.

The surgery was to address a non-cancerous kidney condition, the White House said.

The Slovenian-born first lady last week rolled out an agenda for her White House work focused on helping children.

Melania Trump had an "embolisation procedure to treat a benign kidney condition", according to a statement.

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

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A study published in 2017 in the Journal of Kidney Cancer and VHL reported that embolization is associated with a high clinical success rate of more than 90 percent, and successful control of a bleeding emergency was reported in 96 percent to 100 percent of patients.

The notoriously private first lady underwent the procedure Monday with no leaks beforehand from her small, close-knit East Wing staff. She later accompanied Trump to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to welcome dwelling three People who had been detained in North Korea. They have a 12-year-old son named Barron.

President Donald Trump took a helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to visit her and tweeted that his wife was in "good spirits".

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First lady Melania 'doing really well' after medical procedure