‘No complications’ in former Pres. Jimmy Carter’s brain surgery

‘No complications’ in former Pres. Jimmy Carter’s brain surgery
Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone. (Source: President Jimmy Carter/Facebook)

ATLANTA, Ga. (WTVM) - Former President Jimmy Carter has successfully undergone surgery to relieve pressure on his brain in Atlanta.

President Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital after being admitted in preparation for the surgery last night.

According to a statement from the Carter Center, there were no complications from the surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by a subdural hematoma.

President Carter will remain in the hospital for as long as advisable.

The statement from the Carter Center also says that President and Mrs. Carter thank everyone for the many well-wishes.

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