Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is on a post-operatory stage following a surgical procedure on Tuesday, said executive vice-president Nicolas Maduro.
According to PL news agency, Maduro said in Caracas that the medical team treating Hugo Chavez concluded after a six-hour successful surgery.
“Commander Hugo Chavez is already in his hospital ward under the special treatment indicated by the medical team and experts, under the advice of doctors and specialists from Venezuela, Cuba and other parts of the world,” said Maduro, who explained that the post-operatory stage will take some days.
The vice-president said they will release information on a daily basis about the situation of the Venezuelan president.
“The surgery was complex and the doctors have been in permanent contact with us; we have experienced very complex moments,” said Maduro.
The top government Venezuelan official said that Chavez is accompanied by his relatives and members of his cabinet, such as Parliament president Diosdado Cabello, General Attorney Cilia Flores, Science minister Jorge Arriaza, and Mining and Oil minister Rafael Ramirez.Maduro reiterated his gratefulness for the expressions of affection received from different regions.