Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will bear hip surgical procedure on Friday and can work from the presidential residence for about three weeks
ByThe Related Press
September 25, 2023, 8:38 PM
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva makes a coronary heart signal throughout a navy parade on Independence Day in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023. (AP Photograph/Eraldo Peres)
The Related Press
SAO PAULO — Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will bear hip surgical procedure on Friday and can work from the presidential residence for about three weeks, officers mentioned. Docs will substitute the highest of his proper femur with an implant to deal with his arthrosis.
Spokespeople for the South American nation’s presidency mentioned Monday that the 77-year-old leftist chief won’t be able to journey for as much as six weeks after the process. Lula has felt hip pains since August 2022.
Lula may have the surgical procedure at a hospital within the capital metropolis of Brasilia. For the reason that starting of the week he has been carrying a masks to keep away from any airborne ailments that would result in a postponement of the surgical procedure.
Lula is predicted to stay within the hospital till Tuesday subsequent week.
Earlier this month, Lula instructed supporters throughout a authorities ceremony that he did not wish to get the surgical procedure throughout final 12 months’s election marketing campaign. He narrowly beat the incumbent, Jair Bolsonaro, in October’s election and returned two months later to the job he beforehand held in 2003-2010.