First Lady Melania Trump is recovering at Walter Reed Medical Center after an “embolization procedure” to treat a benign kidney condition. The White House said the procedure was successful and there were no complications, though she will remain there for a week.
“This morning, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition,” the White House said in a statement. “The procedure was successful and there were no complications. Mrs. Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and will likely remain there for the duration of the week.”
“The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere.”
President Donald Trump thanked everyone for their support on Twitter before heading over to Walter Reed to visit the first lady.
“Heading over to Walter Reed Medical Center to see our great First Lady, Melania. Successful procedure, she is in good spirits. Thank you to all of the well-wishers!”