Brazil´s President-elect Lula undergoes surgery

Operation removes larynx lesion and shows absence of neoplasm

Published on 21/11/2022 - 12:23 By Ludmilla Souza - Agência Brasil - São Paulo

Brazil´s President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was discharged today (Nov. 21) at 7:45 a.m. from the Sírio-Libanês Hospital in São Paulo, where he underwent a laryngoscopy. A leukoplakia of the left vocal fold - a lesion in the larynx – has been removed. No neoplasia (cancer) has been detected.

He was admitted yesterday (20) at the hospital and was treated by medical teams coordinated by specialists Roberto Kalil Filho, Artur Katz, Rubens Brito, Rui Imamura, and Luiz Paulo Kowalski.

Translation: Mário Nunes -  Edition: Graça Adjuto

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