First lady Melania Trump underwent a "successful" procedure Monday to treat a benign kidney condition and was expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week, her staff said. The Slovenia-born wife of Donald Trump underwent an embolization procedure, said her communications director Stephanie Grisham.
United States First Lady Melania Trump will be discharged from the hospital in two to three days post a successful kidney operation on Monday (local time). The statement conveyed, "The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere". Doctors do that with an embolization, meaning a catheter is snaked into the blood vessels of the kidney to find the right one and block it.
US President Donald Trump embraces First Lady Melania Trump (R) during an event in honor of Military Mothers and Spouses in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, May 9, 2018.
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White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said Melania Trump is in "good spirits". Some patients do not react well to the embolization itself and doctors may be keeping the first lady there as a precaution, he said. Will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days. "Thank you to all of the well-wishers!" he wrote in a tweet. They have a 12-year-old son, Barron. "As her office has stated, the First Lady remains in good spirits".
Mrs. Trump unveiled her official policy platform "Be Best" last week.
The White House has not offered any additional information about her condition, citing her privacy.