• Senator McCain undergoes brain clot removal surgery

    10 monthes ago - By News Medical

    U.S. Senator John McCain, 80, is on the way to recovery after undergoing a craniotomy operation to remove a blood clot from his brain. According to a statement released by the Mayo Clinic where he is being treated, Senator McCain underwent a routine physical examination followed by which the blood clot was detected in his brain. The surgery to remove the blood clot from above his left eye was performed at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix on Friday 14th of July.
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  • John McCain Had a Craniotomy to Remove a Blood Clot. Here's What That Means

    10 monthes ago - By Time

    Senator John McCain is recovering from minimally invasive surgery performed Friday “to remove a blood clot from above his left eye,” according to a statement from his office . His absence from the Senate has caused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to delay a vote on Republicans' proposed health care bill.
    During the procedure, called a craniotomy, surgeons successfully removed a 5-centimeter clot through an eyebrow incision. McCain is resting comfortably and is in good sprits, the statement adds, and will spend the week at home in Arizona.
    Some doctors familiar with blood clots and...
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