McCain in ‘good spirits’ after undergoing surgery for blood clot

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) had a blood clot removed from above his left eye on Friday, according to the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, and the senator’s office.

“Surgeons successfully removed the 5-cm blood clot during a minimally invasive craniotomy with an eyebrow incision,” Mayo Clinic said in a statement. “Tissue pathology reports are pending within the next several days.”

According to the hospital, the surgery went “very well” and McCain is in “good spirits.”

McCain will remain in Arizona with his family to recover from the surgery, a statement from his office said.

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