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Arnold Schwarzenegger has heart surgery

On Friday, Schwarzenegger revealed on Twitter that he has “a new aortic valve” and thanked the team of doctors and nurses at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. The 73-year-old shared a series of photos, including one of him post-surgery. In the shot, he’s giving a thumbs-up sign from the hospital bed.

 In Depth With Graham Bensinger, Schwarzenegger said his late mother’s heart had two valves that “didn’t really work well.” His grandmother, who died at the age of 67, also had a valve problem. Schwarzenegger recalled how he had life-threatening surgery less than 24 hours after his first heart procedure “failed.”” data-reactid=”26″>In a 2016 interview on In Depth With Graham Bensinger, Schwarzenegger said his late mother’s heart had two valves that “didn’t really work well.” His grandmother, who died at the age of 67, also had a valve problem. Schwarzenegger recalled how he had life-threatening surgery less than 24 hours after his first heart procedure “failed.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger had heart surgery to replace an aortic valve. (Photo: Getty Images)

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“First they tell you there’s a six percent chance you wipe out and now all of a sudden that doubles,” he explained of doctors having to repeat the procedure. “Luckily it all turned out well.”