“Larry King underwent vascular surgery Friday and was expected to return Monday to his CNN talk show,” the AP reports.
“King, 73, was admitted to Cedars Sinai Medical Center where doctors performed carotid endarterectomy surgery, which removes plaque from the carotid artery and can restore blood flow.”
“Larry is doing great and he is excited to be back on the air Monday night with an interview with Sen. Barak Obama as we mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war,” a CNN spokesperson says. Click continued for the full statement…
“Larry King underwent pro-active carotid endarterectomy surgery this morning, Friday, March 16, at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Larry is doing great and he is excited to be back on the air Monday night with an interview with Sen. Barak Obama as we mark the 4th anniversary of the Iraq War.
Additionally, King talks with Heather Mills on Tuesday, March 20, in her first interview after her appearance on â€œDancing with the Stars.â€ On Wednesday, March 21, King hosts an all-star lineup with Bill Cosby and Toni Braxton for an informative discussion on autism.”