John Dingell Underwent Heart Procedure


0  Updated at 11:02 am, March 13th, 2014 By: ABC Digital
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US Congress(WASHINGTON) — Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., underwent a “minimally invasive procedure” Thursday in Detroit, according to the congressman’s office.

He recently developed atrial fibrillation, and the procedure aimed to “find the source of the abnormal heart rhythm and correct it.”

“Mr. Dingell’s procedure is over and he is resting comfortably. He plans to leave the hospital tomorrow and will have a light workload during the upcoming district work period. He plans to return to work as Congress reconvenes on the 24th,” said Christopher Shuler, Dingell’s communications director.

Dingell, 87, will retire at the end of the year.  His wife, Debbie Dingell, has announced she will run to replace him.

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