Former President Bill Clinton is set to have more heart surgery Thursday to remove fluid and scar tissue from his left chest cavity.
Mr. Clinton had quadruple coronary by-pass surgery last September. At a press conference in New York City, his doctors said his condition is a very uncommon complication after open-heart surgery. But the doctors said he will be undergoing a low-risk procedure, and they expect him to make a full recovery. They expect him to be in the hospital for 3 to 10 days.
Mr. Clinton and former President George Bush are meeting at the White House on Tuesday with President Bush. They will discuss their tsunami relief efforts and their recent trip to Asia.
The 58-year-old Mr. Clinton told VOA on Tuesday that he "feels great", and said he will speak to the press about his condition after the White House meeting.