Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has undergone cardiac catheterization at a military hospital
Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador underwent cardiac catheterization Friday afternoon at a military hospital, the government announced.
Interior Secretary Adán Augusto López Hernández said in a statement that based on a routine exam, doctors decided it was necessary to perform the procedure.
“In this procedure they found the president’s heart and arteries healthy and functioning adequately," il a dit. “No other kind of intervention was necessary.” The statement said López Obrador would resume his normal activities Saturday.
Earlier Friday, presidential spokesman Jesús Ramírez said the president had gone in for a routine exam.
López Obrador had just returned this week after a week of isolation for his second COVID-19 infection in a year.
The 68-year-old president suffered a heart attack in 2013 and has high blood pressure.