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World United Kingdom: Prince Philip transferred to another hospital for heart examinations

21:40  01 march  2021
21:40  01 march  2021 Source:   leparisien.fr

Prince Philip: Prince William speaks about his state of health

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Concern is growing in the United Kingdom. Hospitalized for nearly two weeks for an infection, Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, 99 years old, was transferred Monday to another hospital in London, this time to undergo heart examinations. The Duke of Edinburgh was transferred today from King Edward VII Hospital to St Bartholomew's Hospital where doctors will continue to treat him for an infection, as well as to perform tests and observations for pre-existing heart problems "Buckingham Palace explained in a statement Monday.

Elizabeth II's husband "responds to treatment but should remain hospitalized until at least the end of the week." In the morning, an ambulance had been rolled out of King Edward VII Hospital, the patient being shielded from view by the press by umbrellas. St Bartolomew's Hospital, located near St Paul's Cathedral in central London, has the largest specialist cardiovascular service in Europe, the Barts Heart Center, its website says.

Prince Philip hospitalized for 8 days: update on the situation

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Known for his strong character but also for his blunders and bad jokes, Prince Philip was hospitalized on February 16 as a "precaution" after feeling ill. Buckingham Palace had specified a few days later that this hospitalization was due to an infection. His son Prince Charles, heir to the throne, had visited him in the hospital. His grandson William had assured last week that the Duke of Edinburgh was fine and that the doctors were "keeping an eye on him".

Several hospitalizations

Prince Philip, who is due to celebrate his hundredth birthday in June, in 2009 broke the record for the longevity of the spouses of British monarchs held by Charlotte, wife of George III. He retired in August 2017, after having participated in more than 22,000 official public engagements since his wife's accession to the throne in 1952.

Prince Philip, 99, begins his second weekend in hospital

  Prince Philip, 99, begins his second weekend in hospital The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London last Tuesday evening as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell.The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London last Tuesday evening as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell, and walked into the building unaided.

He has already been hospitalized several times since 2017, the most recent dating back to December 2019 for “pre-existing health problems”. In January 2019 he was in a spectacular car accident when his Land Rover crashed into another vehicle coming out of a driveway in Sandringham Estate and overturned. Unscathed, he had then given up driving.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, he spent the last year largely confined with the Queen, who is 94 years old , at Windsor Palace, with the exception of a summer stay at their Scottish Balmoral Castle. They remained during this period very isolated from the rest of the royal family which is going through a chaotic period, between the withdrawal of his grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan and the are implicated of his son Andrew , close to the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein , accused of having sexually exploited young minors.

The couple celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary in November 2017 at Windsor Castle, located about thirty kilometers from London. The bells of Westminster Abbey, where they were married on November 20, 1947, rang for more than three hours on this occasion in honor of them.

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Prince Philip has undergone a surgical procedure for a pre-existing heart condition, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. In a statement, the palace said the Duke of Edinburgh's surgery, performed at London's St Bartholomew's Hospital on Wednesday, had been successful. RELATED: Royal family 'united in prayers' for Prince Philip as Queen unable to visit "His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days," the statement added.The Queen's husband, 99, has been in hospital since February 16.

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