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Mexican leader leaves hospital after thyroid surgery

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto left hospital Saturday saying he felt fine after undergoing surgery to remove a thyroid nodule and he hoped to fully return to work next week. "I feel very good, and very encouraged," the 47-year-old leader told journalists as he exited the military hospital. He appeared to be in high spirits. "I believe that next week I will be fully integrated into normal activities," he said as he talked and laughed with the reporters. "I am more than ready for a return to normal activities."

Mexico's president undergoes surgery to remove thyroid nodule

Mexico City, Jul 31 (EFE).- The operation performed on Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to remove a thyroid nodule was successful, his chief of staff said. "We're very happy. Everything went very well, as had been planned," said Aurelio Nuño at a press conference at the Central Military Hospital. The presidential aide said that the surgery lasted about two hours and added that the president will spend two days recovering in the hospital. The head of the surgical team, Brig. Gen. Juan Felipe Sanchez, said that "the diagnosis shows no evidence of malignancy."

Mexico president undergoes successful thyroid surgery

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto underwent a successful surgery to remove a benign thyroid nodule on Wednesday and he will rest for four days, including two at the hospital, officials said. The 47-year-old leader, who took office in December, declared on his Twitter account that the surgery was a success and that he was resting in his hospital room. "My sincere thanks and appreciation to the medical staff of the Central Military Hospital," Pena Nieto tweeted.

Mexico president undergoes successful thyroid surgery

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto underwent a successful surgery to remove a benign thyroid nodule on Wednesday and he will stay at the hospital two more days, officials said. The 47-year-old leader, who took office in December, was in the operating room for almost two hours and was taken to his room at the Central Military Hospital afterward, where he was awake, said presidential chief of staff Aurelio Nuno Mayer. "We are happy -- everything went well, as had been planned," Nuno Mayer told a news conference.

Mexican President Pena Nieto has successful thyroid surgery

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto successfully underwent surgery on Wednesday to remove a benign nodule on his thyroid gland, his chief of staff said. "It was a success. The president is already awake," Aurelio Nuno, head of the office of the presidency, told a news conference. The surgery lasted nearly two hours and Pena Nieto will remain in hospital for two days. He will then take another couple of days rest at his home.

Mexican President Pena Nieto set to undergo thyroid surgery

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto arrived at a military hospital early on Wednesday morning for surgery to remove a benign nodule on his thyroid gland. The procedure is expected to last an hour and a half under general anesthesia and his recovery time is estimated at four days. Pena Nieto, 47, took office in December, returning Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, to power.

Mexico president to have surgery for 'thyroid nodule'

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will be operated on next week to have a benign thyroid nodule removed just months after the 47-year-old was sworn in. "On Wednesday July 31, President Enrique Pena Nieto will undergo surgery to have removed a thyroid nodule" the statement said, without offering more details on the president's condition. A presidential spokesperson later emphasized that the nodule was benign "as determined by a biopsy" in Mexico City recently.

Mexican president Pena Nieto to have operation next week

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Pena Nieto will have an operation next week to remove a nodule from his thyroid gland, his office said in a statement on Wednesday. The surgery on July 31 will last about 1-1/2 hours and Pena Nieto will spend four days recovering, the statement said. It gave no further details about his condition.

Mexico president to have surgery for 'thyroid nodule'

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will be operated on next week to have a benign "thyroid nodule" removed just months after the 47-year-old was sworn in. "On Wednesday July 31, President Enrique Pena Nieto will undergo surgery to have removed a thyroid nodule" the statement said, without offering more details on the president's condition. A presidential spokesperson later emphasized that the nodule was benign "as determined by a biopsy" in Mexico City recently.

Mexico president to have surgery for 'thyroid nodule'

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will be operated on next week to have a benign "thyroid nodule" removed, his office said. "On Wednesday July 31, President Enrique Pena Nieto will undergo surgery to have removed a thyroid nodule" the statement said, without offering more detail on the president's condition. A presidential spokesperson later emphasized that the nodule was benign "as determined by a biopsy," in Mexico City recently. A nodule is a small lump on the gland which regulates hormones.
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