Thailand's 86-year-old king goes under the knife

October 6, 2014 11:49 AM

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Thailand's 86-year-old king goes under the knife

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Thailand's 86-year-old king underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and doctors said the procedure went well and the monarch's overall condition had improved since he was hospitalized three days ago, a palace statement said Monday.

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, was admitted to a Bangkok hospital Friday night with symptoms of fever and an increased heart rate, and blood tests showed signs of an infection.

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