Barbara Bush has heart surgery

Former US first lady recovering after undergoing surgery to replace aortic valve.

    George HW Bush, the former president, was at the hospital with his wife [AFP]

    Dr. Gerald Lawrie, the surgeon who carried out the operation, said he expected Bush to recover fully and resume her normal activites. 

    George HW Bush was at the hospital with his wife, the family spokesman said.

    Barbara Bush is also the mother of George Bush, also a former US president, and Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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