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Duke of Edinburgh undergoes heart surgery

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, December 23, 2011 19:13 EDT
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LONDON — The Duke of Edinburgh, the 90-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, underwent successful heart surgery Friday after suffering a blocked artery, Buckingham Palace said.

The duke underwent an “invasive procedure of coronary stenting” after being taken to hospital with chest pains, the palace confirmed.

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