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Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery; will remain hospitalized through the week

Baku, May 15, AZERTAC

First lady Melania Trump underwent a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition Monday morning, the White House said in a statement, USA Today.

Trump underwent an embolization procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center that "was successful and there were no complications."

Trump, 48, is expected to remain in the hospital for the rest of the week, according to the statement from the first lady's communications director, Stephanie Grisham.

"The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere," the statement says.

President Trump remained at the White House during the procedure, but left to visit his wife later Monday.

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