The king of England, Charles III, This Monday he left the London hospital where he had been admitted last Friday, when he underwent surgery for a prostate enlargement.
The official report reported that the king had a “corrective procedure” due to prostate hypertrophy.
The British king left the London Clinic, located in the center of the English capital, shortly before 3 p.m. (local time) accompanied by Queen Camillawith whom he walked towards the car that was waiting for them.
Charles III, who ascended the throne 16 months ago, was diagnosed with a benign prostate hypertrophy on Jan. 17 after experiencing undisclosed symptoms.
“The king was discharged from the hospital this afternoon after a planned medical treatment and rescheduled upcoming public engagements to allow for a period of private recovery,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
75 years old, Carlos III thanked the work of the medical team that treated him, as well as all the messages of good wishes he received during the last few days.
“His Majesty thanks the medical team and everyone who helped him during his stay in the hospital, as well as all the kind messages he has received in recent days,” concluded the official text issued from the Royal Palace.
A crowd of curious and journalists gathered at the exit of the hospital to greet the monarch, who appeared smiling and in apparent good health. Dressed in a black suit and coat, the monarch greeted the crowd waiting for him at the exit.
NEW: King Charles has left hospital after his surgery.
He did not reply to questions about how he is feeling.
He will stay in London tonight as he continues his recuperation. pic.twitter.com/dIE2gU3tdX
— Chris Ship (@chrisshipitv) January 29, 2024
According to several British media, Buckingham foresees that Charles III do not participate in official activities for a month in order to complete the recovery.
Just a few hours before, the king's daughter-in-law had left that same center, Catherine, Princess of Waleswho was subjected almost two weeks ago to a “abdominal surgery“, of which hardly any details were known.
Catherine, 42, who returned to her home in Windsor to continue her recovery, “is making good progress,” according to a note from her official home, Kensington Palace.
The Prince of Wales, William, has not assumed official duties yet, while his wife remained hospitalized and will not do so during her convalescence to accompany her and take care of their three children, Princes George, Charlotte and Louis.
With agency information