It mentioned he’s anticipated to stay within the hospital for ‘remedy, relaxation and recuperation for quite a lot of days.’
LONDON, UK — Prince Philip has had a profitable coronary heart process at a London hospital, Buckingham Palace mentioned Thursday.
The palace says the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, “underwent a profitable process for a pre-existing coronary heart situation at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.”
“His royal highness will stay in hospital for remedy, relaxation and recuperation for quite a lot of days,” the palace mentioned in an announcement.
Philip, 99, has been hospitalized since being admitted to King Edward VII’s Hospital in London on Feb. 16, the place he was handled for an an infection. On Monday he was transferred to a specialised cardiac care hospital, St. Bartholomew’s.
His sickness will not be believed to be associated to the coronavirus. Each Philip and the monarch obtained COVID-19 vaccinations in January and selected to publicize the matter to encourage others to additionally take the vaccine.
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He has had coronary heart points up to now. In 2011, he was rushed to a hospital by helicopter after struggling chest pains and was handled for a blocked coronary artery.
Philip retired in 2017 and barely seems in public. Earlier than his hospitalization, Philip had been isolating at Windsor Fort, west of London, with the queen.
The longest-serving royal consort in British historical past, Philip married the then-Princess Elizabeth in 1947. He and the queen have 4 youngsters, eight grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
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