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SportMaradona admitted to Argentine hospital for scheduled surgery

03:45  13 january  2019
03:45  13 january  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Maradona recovering at home after surgery

Maradona recovering at home after surgery Diego Maradona has been discharged from a Buenos Aires clinic to convalesce at home after surgery for a gastric hemorrhage overnight.

Diego Maradona was admitted to a clinic in Buenos Aires on Saturday to undergo a scheduled procedure due to stomach bleeding, a source close to Maradona , 58, was diagnosed with a health problem in early January during routine exams performed at the same hospital in the town of Olivos.

Diego Maradona was admitted to a clinic in Buenos Aires on Saturday to undergo a scheduled procedure due to stomach bleeding, a source close to Maradona , 58, was diagnosed with a health problem in early January during routine exams performed at the same hospital in the town of Olivos.

Maradona admitted to Argentine hospital for scheduled surgery © Reuters/Henry Romero FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Ascenso MX - Final Second Leg- San Luis v Dorados

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Diego Maradona was admitted to a clinic in Buenos Aires on Saturday to undergo a scheduled procedure due to stomach bleeding, a source close to the former Argentine soccer player told Reuters.

Maradona, 58, was diagnosed with a health problem in early January during routine exams performed at the same hospital in the town of Olivos. He was preparing to travel to Mexico to take over the technical management of the Dorados de Sinaloa soccer club.

"It is bleeding due to a hernia. It is not complicated at all," the source told Reuters, adding: "With this, he hopes to solve some of the inconveniences that he usually has."

Soccer legend Maradona in hospital with internal bleeding

Soccer legend Maradona in hospital with internal bleeding Soccer legend Maradona in hospital with internal bleeding

Maradona admitted to hospital for over-indulgence. Staff and agencies. In 2005, Maradona underwent gastric bypass surgery in Colombia and, soon after, sported a thinner look. Over the weekend, Argentine newspapers reported that Maradona had put on weight and was considering

Footballing icon Diego Maradona is facing surgery after he was admitted to a hospital in Colombia. Maradona is reportedly in hospital in the Colombian city of Cali where Local media are reporting that Maradona could be kept in the hospital for another six to eight days whilst the tests are carried out.

(Reporting by Ramiro Scandolo; writing by Cassandra Garrison, editing by G Crosse)

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