Italy’s ex-premier Berlusconi undergoes heart surgery

June 14, 2016 7:53 AM

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ROME — Media mogul and three-time Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi underwent heart surgery Tuesday at a Milan hospital to replace his aortic valve.

San Raffaele hospital said the surgery lasted about four hours and that Berlusconi was transferred to cardiac intensive care after it ended. A statement from the hospital provided no details; the ANSA news agency said there were no complications.

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