Politics John McCain undergoes surgery for intestinal infection, listed as stable

02:01  17 april  2018
02:01  17 april  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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John McCain underwent surgery Friday at Phoenix’s Mayo Clinic to remove a blood clot from above his left eye and will recover at home in Arizona next week, the senator’s office said in a statement on Saturday.

John McCain wearing a suit and tie: Sen. John McCain underwent surgery to “treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis,” his office said. © Provided by Fox News Sen. John McCain underwent surgery to “treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis,” his office said.

Arizona Sen. John McCain underwent surgery during the weekend to “treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis,” his office said on Monday.

McCain, 81, who is also battling brain cancer, is said to be in “stable condition” after he was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.

“Over the last few months, Senator McCain has been participating in physical therapy at his home in Cornville, Arizona, as he recovers from the side effects of cancer treatment,” McCain’s office said in a statement. “He has remained engaged on his work as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and has enjoyed frequent visits from his family, friends, staff and Senate colleagues.

“Senator McCain and his family are grateful to the senator’s excellent care team, and appreciate the support and prayers they continue to receive from people all over the country,” his office said.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Fox News' Chad Pergram contributed to this report.

McCain at Home Recovering From Another Surgery .
Sen. John McCain has been discharged from the hospital and spent time at his ranch in Arizona last night, according to a tweet from his wife, Cindy.Last Sunday, McCain, 81, was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix and underwent surgery to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis, his office announced in a press release last week. He emerged from the operation in stable condition.

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