LATEST: Former American president Bill Clinton underwent heart surgery this
morning (06SEP04), and is said to be already on the way to a full recovery.
Clinton was admitted to New York's Presbyterian Hospital on Thursday
(02SEP04), after complaining of chest pains and tiredness. Medics discovered he
had four clogged arteries that needed to be bypassed.
Shortly after the surgery, Clinton's wife HILARY told journalists outside
the hospital, "He's in great humour and he's beating us all at cards."
A hospital spokesman says, "The surgery went well. Mr Clinton is resting
The ever-busy former president didn't stop working while he was in the
hospital over the weekend - he made calls to advise wannabe president JOHN