Palestinian leader undergoes cardiac catheterization
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas left an Amman hospital Thursday, saying he felt "just fine" hours after undergoing successful heart surgery.
"Things are just fine and I'm in very good health," the 69-year-old Abbas told reporters, according to The AP. "What I had yesterday was a routine examination," he noted.
Two Jordanian doctors who examined the Palestinian president said Thursday that Abbas underwent a coronary angiogram, also known as catheterization - a common procedure to ensure that the arteries are not clogged.
Dr. Abdullah al-Bashir, who routinely examines Abbas and attended Wednesday's procedure, said a stenting procedure that Abbas had a few years ago was also examined.
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