New York, .- The leader of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, is recovering from a successful operation of the heart to which he was subjected this Thursday in a New York hospital, informed the specialized media Billboard.
The publication, which maintains its source in anonymity, said that doctors could access his heart valve through the femoral artery and is under observation to the possibility that some type of complication may arise, including hemorrhage.
The singer, notes Billboard, has undergone a “catheter aortic valve replacement” (TAVR), a minimally invasive procedure that allows the valve to be repaired without having to section the chest, so the Recovery period considerably reduces.
Jagger should now remain at rest for at least 4 or 5 days so that the artery can heal properly, although he will need a longer period of time before he can return to the stage.
The surgical intervention took place only three days after the Drudge Report reported that the Brit had to undergo cardiac surgery, and after informing the Rolling Stones of the suspension of the North American concerts of his “No Filter” tour.
In a statement published last Saturday, the band explained that the doctors of Jagger, 75, told him that he should be treated and could not go on tour “at this time,” although they expect him to “recover completely” from his ailment. .
The Stones apologized for the inconvenience and assured that those who have bought tickets will be able to use them when the new concert calendar is announced “soon”.
For his part, Jagger lamented on Twitter his indisposition and told his followers: “I hate to disappoint them in this way.”
“I’m devastated to have to postpone the tour but I’ll try very hard to get back on stage as soon as possible, once again, huge apologies to everyone,” he wrote.
After completing the European part of the “No Filter” tour at the end of last year, which started on September 9, 2017, the Rolling Stones were preparing to hold the second phase between April and June with 17 concerts planned in the US. and Canada (EFEUSA)