BREAKING: Arnold Schwarzenegger ‘Undergoes Emergency Open-Heart Surgery’

Arnold Schwarzenegger Surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger has undergone emergency open-heart surgery

According to the TMZ connected to bodybuilding legend Schwarzenegger, 70, went to Cedars-Sinai Thursday for a catheter valve replacement.

Surgeons apparently hit complications during the “experimental” procedure, though he is now understood to be in a stable condition.

The file replacement force physicians to carry out open-heart surgery on the Schwarzenegger which lasted several hours.

It isn’t the first time the 7-time Mr Olympia  has undergone heart surgery.

Schwarzenegger had elective surgery to replace a defective, congenital aortic heart valve in 1997 when he was 50.

The news comes as a shock, especially when considering how strong and healthy Arnold Schwarzenegger looked at the recent Arnold Sports Festival events that took place both in Columbus, Ohio and Australia.

Arnold in GymArnold opted against having a mechanical valve because he believes it might limit his ability to workout which he was still obsessed with.


 

UPDATE: Daniel Ketchell, spokesperson for the Arnold Schwarzenegger told reporters that the Governor is awake and doing well.

“Schwarzenegger underwent a planned procedure at Cedars-Sinai to replace a pulmonic valve that was originally replaced due to a congenital heart defect in 1997,”

Governor Schwarzenegger’s pulmonic valve was successfully replaced and he is currently recovering from the surgery and is in stable condition.”

Team FitnessVolt hopes that the king of kings Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a full recovery. We are following this story and will keep you updated as it develops. 

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