Agencia EFEAugust 6, 2013 12:02
Washington, Aug 6 (EFE).- Former U.S. President George W. Bush is hospitalized in Dallas after successfully undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday to clear an artery, his spokesman said.
"At the recommendation of his doctors, President Bush agreed to have a stent placed to open the blockage," Freddy Ford said.
"The procedure was performed successfully this morning, without complication, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital," the spokesman said in a statement.
Bush, 67, is "in high spirits" and eager get home, Ford said.