Lauren Boebert Recovering After Emergency Surgery for Blood Clot – DIGIWIZ CENTRAL

Lauren Boebert Recovering After Emergency Surgery for Blood Clot

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Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) underwent emergency surgery on Tuesday to remove an acute blood clot in her leg, her campaign said in a statement to The Daily Beast.

The Colorado congresswoman was admitted to a hospital in Loveland on Monday afternoon with severe swelling in her upper left leg, according to the statement. Doctors discovered the clot and diagnosed her with May-Thurner syndrome, a rare vascular condition that compresses a major blood vessel in the pelvis and can lead to deep vein thrombosis.

A surgery to remove the clot and insert a stent was scheduled and performed the next morning.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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