Senator Kennedy Surgery a Success

BOSTON (AP) -- Senator Ted Kennedy has undergone successful surgery to repair a partially blocked artery in his neck.

His office says the blockage was discovered during an examination of a back injury the 75-year-old Massachusetts Democrat suffered in a 1964 plane crash.

A statement from Kennedy's office says the operation on his left carotid artery took an hour and was completed without complications.

Kennedy is expected to be released from Massachusetts General Hospital in several days.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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