Mandela Surgery Goes Well

He has gallstones removed as he recovers from lung ailment

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 15, 2012 9:09 AM CST

(Newser) – Nelson Mandela underwent a successful surgery to remove gallstones today, even as the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon recovers from a lung infection. Doctors treating the former South African president waited to perform the endoscopic surgery because they wanted to first attend to his lung ailment. Mandela...   Read full story »


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