Pope Francis 'doing well' after surgery: Vatican
Rome: Pope Francis, who underwent a surgery at a hospital in Rome, is 'doing well', announced Vatican City on Monday.
He underwent a surgery to treat colon problem.
The surgical operation Pope Francis underwent on Sunday evening is over, announced the director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni as quoted by Vatican News.
“Admitted in the afternoon to the A. Gemelli Hospital, the Holy Father underwent surgery in the evening for a diverticular stenosis of the colon," Matteo Bruni said.
“The Holy Father”, Bruni said, “reacted well to the surgery done under general anaesthesia and performed by Prof. Sergio Alfieri, assisted by Prof. Luigi Sofo, Dr. Antonio Tortorelli and Dr. Roberta Megnhi.”
“Anaesthesia was administered by Prof. Massimo Antonelli, Prof. Liliana Sollazzi, Dr. Roberto De Cicco, and Dr. Maurizio Soave. Also present in the operating room were Prof. Giovanni Battista Doglietto and Prof. Roberto Bernabei," Bruni said.