Arnold Schwarzenegger returns home after heart procedure
Arnold Schwarzenegger :Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent a scheduled procedure March 29. A pulmonic valve originally installed in 1997 for a congenital heart defect had to be replaced. He took to Twitter to rephrase his iconic dialogue, Iai ll be back.
Arnold Schwarzenegger left a Los Angeles hospital Friday after a heart procedure, his spokesman said. The spokesman, Daniel Ketchell, said in an email that the 70-year-old Terminator actor and former California governor is home and doing incredibly well.
Previously, Ketchell had tweeted, Ketchell had then tweeted saying, @Schwarzenegger is awake and his first words were actually Iai m back , so he is in good spirits. Arnold is feeling better now as he took to Twitter rephrasing his iconic dialogue, Iai ll be back. .
Schwarzenegger underwent a scheduled procedure March 29. A pulmonic valve originally installed in 1997 for a congenital heart defect had to be replaced. Heai s been tweeting from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for several days, including this one on Monday:
Itai s true: Iai m back! I went to sleep expecting to wake up with a small incision and woke up with a big one ai but guess what? I woke up, and thatai s something to be thankful for. Thank you to the doctors & nurses. And Iai m truly filled with gratitude for all of the kind messages.
Schwarzeneggerai s operation was necessary to replace a valve that had originally been installed in 1997 for a congenital heart defect. He opted for a less-invasive catheter valve replacement procedure. Spokesman Ketchell had earlier said that an open-heart surgery team was ready during the procedure but also insisted that their presence wasnai t unusual in such circumstances.
In addition to his heart problems, the Austrian-American actor Schwarzenegger had a motorcycle crash in 2001 that left him with several broken ribs. Heai s also had a hip replaced and had rotator cuff surgery in 2003.
A 2006 skiing accident broke his right femur, an injury that required a complicated surgery to repair. Arnold has primarily worked in action films. Apart from the Terminator franchise, his other popular films are Predator, Total Recall, Conan the Barbarian, and others.