The truth behind Melania Trump's "major health concern"

Melania Trump looks on as in the Oval Office at the White House

Melania Trump looks on as in the Oval Office at the White House

The White House says the 48-year-old first lady had the procedure Monday morning.

First lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a kidney condition her office described as benign but required medical attention.

Mrs. Trump's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, released a statement Monday saying that the first lady will likely remain hospitalized for the rest of the week as she recovers.

She is the first United States first lady to undergo such a serious medical procedure while in the White House since Nancy Reagan had a mastectomy in October 1987.

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Trump is at Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre which is just outside of Washington and will probably stay there "for the rest of the week". The White House hasn't said how long it took for doctors to complete the embolization, which is considered a minimally invasive surgical technique.

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The treatment of choice for the condition is through embolization, which involves cutting off the blood supply to the abnormal growth so it would shrink and eventually die off. Or they said it could be that she experienced symptoms of some sort, like noticing blood in the urine or experiencing back pain or stomach pain.

"They are more common in women".

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Other conditions an embolization procedure could be used to treat include aneurysms, or a bulge of an artery, and arteriovenous malformation, or abnormal connection between an artery and vein. This is done by placing blocking agents in a blood vessel - think gelfoarm, metallic coils or PVA granules. Successful procedure, she is in good spirits.

Earlier on Monday, Trump kept a light schedule with no public events and was planning to visit his wife.

While many details of the first lady's condition are not publicly known, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explained the procedure in general terms.

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