September 7th, 2007
06:00 PM ET
15 years ago

First lady to undergo surgery

WASHINGTON (CNN) - First lady Laura Bush will undergo outpatient surgery Saturday to relieve pressure on pinched nerves in her neck, the White House announced Friday.

The surgical procedure, called a posterior cervical foraminotomy, was described as minimally invasive.

The White House statement did not say where or when the first lady will undergo the procedure.

President Bush is in Australia for the APEC summit.

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