Vol.18  No.424 Tuesday Edition, April 24, 2018 Second news page

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President Solis will go back into surgery

By AM Costa Rica staff

President Solís will return to the operating room this time to undergo a hip replacement. Surgery will be carried out after his term ends on May 8.

The president acknowledged receiving medication for several months and according to his statements his hip is about "to collapse." At the moment there is no precise date of this operation and very possibly it will be at the Calderón Guardia Hospital.

President Solis says that sometimes he has felt a deep pain that is exacerbated in activities such as tours or intense walks and even when sitting for a long time.

Solis, who turns 60 on April 25, underwent a prostate operation for a benign growth on October 18, 2017. On that occasion, he had to rest for a month.

The procedure he underwent is called transvesical adenomectomy, which involves removing part of the prostate through the bladder.

During his period of recovery, the presidency was exercised by the first vice president, Helio Fallas, although the president appeared several times on social networks to address important issues.


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 President Solis will turn 60 years old tomorrow.


The doctor in charge of the operation, Mario Gonzalez, reported that the president's surgery was as expected and that he did not suffer from any complications.




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