Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

JAY REEVES and SHAMEKA DUDLEY-LOWE Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding linked to recent falls. A statement from his spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure, performed at Emory University Hospital for a subdural hematoma, blood trapped on the brain's surface. Carter, 95, will remain in the hospital for observation, said Deanna Congileo, his spokeswoman at the Carter Center. The statement said the Carters thank everyone for the many well-wishes they have received, and Congileo doesn't anticipate making more announcements until he's released. It was unclear how long Carter might be hospitalized, said his pastor, the Rev. Tony Lowden. "If anybody c
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