- US First Lady undergoes surgical procedure for benign kidney condition
- Procedure was successful with no complications, her spokeswoman said
- Melania Trump will remain in hospital for the rest of the week
Spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in a statement that Mrs Trump, 48, underwent an embolization procedure to treat the kidney condition."The procedure was successful and there were no complications," Grisham said. "The first lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere."
President Trump was expected to visit her at the hospital, which is located in Bethesda, Maryland, a Washington suburb, a White House official said.
"The president spoke with the first lady before the procedure, and the president has spoken with the doctor after the procedure," another White House official said.
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