Mccain Blood Clot May Be Greater Sizeable Than First Idea

Surgeons at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix “successfully removed the 5-cm blood clot during a minimally invasive craniotomy with an eyebrow incision,” the statement said.
“It’s a significant operation,” he said, adding that general anesthesia was used and “there was obviously an abnormality that was concerning enough for him to go through this.
Story highlights “It’s a significant operation,” CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta said of McCain’s surgeryMcCain had invasive melanoma in 2000(CNN) Sen. John McCain, 80, is recovering at his Arizona home following surgery on Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye, according to his office.
“Gupta prefers to refer to the clot as an “abnormality” because lab results are still pending and, “it’s a pretty significant size of compression on that part of the brain.
The clot was discovered during a routine physical last week, according to a statement.

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