Pope Fracis alert and joking after surgery | Daily News

Pope Fracis alert and joking after surgery

Foreign press has reported chief surgeon Dr. Sergio Alfieri, who handled Pope Francis’ surgery at Rome’s Gemelli Hospital has informed the press that,

“The Holy Father is well, he is awake, alert, and has already joked with me”

He has also stated that the surgery was not an emergency surgery and it was a scheduled surgery which was conducted without any complications.

It is reported that 86-year-old pope was taken to Rome's Gemelli hospital shortly after his general audience 07 th June for a scheduled operation. He was put under general anesthesia and underwent abdominal surgery to treat a hernia that developed at the site of abdominal incisions from previous operations. Pope successfully underwent a three-hour surgery at the hospital.

Vatican has announced that papal audiences will be suspended till 18 th of June.

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