The leader of the Rolling Stones, Mick jagger, 75, is recovering from a successful operation of the heart to which he was subjected today in a New York hospital, according to the specialized media Billboard.
The publication, which maintains its source in anonymity, said that doctors could access his heart valve through the femoral artery, and is under observation to the possibility that some type of complication may arise, including a hemorrhage. .
The surgery took place only three days after the announcement of the suspension of the concerts of his tour 'No Filter'
The singer, says Billboard, has undergone a "Replacement of the aortic valve by catheter"(TAVR, for its acronym in English), a minimally invasive procedure that allows to repair the valve without having to section the thorax, so that the recovery period considerably reduces.
Jagger should now remain at rest for at least 4 or 5 days so that the artery can heal properly, although he will need a longer period of time before he can return to the stage.
The surgery took place only three days after the Drudge Report reported that the Briton had to undergo cardiac surgery, and after informing the Rolling Stones of the suspension of the concerts in North America of his tour No Filter.
In a statement published last Saturday, the band explained that Jagger's doctors told him he should be treated and could not go on tour "at this time," although they expect him to "recover completely" from his ailment.
I am devastated to have to postpone the tour but I will try very hard to return to the stage as soon as possible "
The Stones apologized for the inconvenience and assured that those who have bought tickets will be able to use them when the new concert calendar is announced "soon".
For his part, Jagger lamented on Twitter his indisposition and told his followers: "I hate to disappoint you in this way." "I am devastated to have to postpone the tour but I will do my best to return to the stage as soon as possible. Once again, huge apologies to everyone, "he wrote.
After the end of last year the European part of the "No Filter" tour, started on September 9, 2017, the Rolling Stones They were preparing to carry out the second phase between April and June with 17 concerts planned in the USA. and Canada.