Former president of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus has undergone endoscopic examination of the bladder and a removal of the right kidney and ureter. The surgery was carried out on Thursday at Vilnius University Hospital Santariškės Clinics.
President Valdas Adamkus and his wife Alma Adamkienė
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The surgery was performed by Professor Feliksas Jankevičius, director of the Centre of Urology. According to him, the operation lasted from 9 AM to 12.30 PM and was a success.

"There were no complications, blood loss was nil, but, what is most important, the patient's condition is satisfactory," said Jankevičius.

Currently Adamkus is under observation in the reanimation-intensive care unit.

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