Melania Trump undergoes procedure 'to treat a benign kidney condition'

Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

The Slovenia-born wife of Donald Trump underwent an embolization procedure, said her communications director Stephanie Grisham. He wrote about this in his Twitter, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the UNN.

The president started his day by tweeting an update on the first lady early Tuesday morning, saying she would be leaving the hospital in "2 or 3 days". Walter Reed medical center, they did a fantastic job, so thank you. Her office had confirmed that the First Lady's procedure was "successful and there were no complications", and that she was on her way to a complete recovery.

The White House withheld additional information about the first lady's condition, citing her right to privacy.

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

Trump is also thanking the "incredible doctors" who performed the procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medial Center just outside Washington.

White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. They have a 12-year-old son named Barron.

They're not common but tend to occur in middle-aged women and can cause problematic bleeding if they become large enough, said Dr Keith Kowalczyk of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Unlike Monday's inclement weather motorcade return, on Tuesday he left Walter Reed at 5:41 p.m. on Marine One to return to the White House.

Last week, Trump gave a speech in the Rose Garden to announce a new campaign that she's calling "Be Best".

An embolization is a minimally invasive treatment that blocks one or more blood vessels or abnormal vascular channels.

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