Arnold Schwarzenegger Undergoes Planned Heart Surgery

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Arnold Schwarzenegger has undergone heart surgery, but it was planned, Highlight Hollywood has confirmed.  The 70-year-old actor and former governor of California is in stable condition and is awake. ARNOLD-SCHWARZENEGGER 2Earlier reports that Schwarzenegger had emergency open-heart surgery were wrong.The actor and former Mr. Universe had an pulmonic valve replaced, which he originally had done in 1997, according to his spokesman, Daniel Ketchell. A medical team was on stand-by in case something went wrong, which is procedure, but they were not needed, Ketchell said in a statement.

 

Schwarzenegger is slated to appear in Expendables 4 and the upcoming Terminator installment.

 

Schwarzenegger served as California’s governor from 2003-2011.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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