Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been discharged from the hospital two days after present process profitable hip substitute surgical procedure that can have him working from dwelling whereas he recovers
El presidente brasileño Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva porta una mascarilla después de una ceremonia en el Supremo Tribunal Federal, el jueves 28 de septiembre de 2023, en Brasilia, Brasil. Los médicos le pidieron que usara la mascarilla para protegerse de una posible enfermedad respiratoria, ya que va a ser operado de la cadera. (AP Foto/Eraldo Peres)
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was discharged from the hospital Sunday, two days after present process profitable hip substitute surgical procedure that can have him working from dwelling whereas he recovers.
Lula, 77, underwent the operation Friday. Medical doctors additionally carried out minor eyelid surgical procedure.
He has returned to the official presidential residence within the capital, Brasilia, and can work there through the coming weeks, Lula stated in an announcement on X, previously Twitter. He beforehand stated that he had suffered hip pains since August of final yr.
“Thanks for all of the prayers and the caring messages. I’m recovering to work much more for Brazil,” Lula wrote on X, including — as a joke, presumably — that he intends to run a marathon.
A medical bulletin from Lula’s docs earlier Sunday stated that he had ascended and descended stairs with help.
Restoration for hip substitute surgical procedure varies from affected person to affected person, however most can resume mild, day-to-day actions inside three to 6 weeks, in line with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Many sufferers initially use a cane, crutches or a walker till steadiness and power enhance to keep away from falls that might jeopardize the surgical procedure’s success, the orthopedic group stated.