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Eugene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-15-06 10:44 AM
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AP: Sen. Johnson Responsive After Surgery
Sen. Johnson Responsive After Surgery


Friday December 15, 2006 4:16 PM

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By MARY CLARE JALONICK and TOM RAUM

Associated Press Writers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson, making a widely watched recovery
from brain surgery, looked "good, fine" on Friday, his party's Senate leader said
after visiting the hospital.

Family and colleagues have been encouraged by his progress, yet doctors said it was
too early to say whether further surgery would be required.

Johnson suffered a brain hemorrhage Wednesday that was caused by a rare and
sometimes fatal condition. His illness came just weeks before Democrats are to take
control of the Senate by a one-seat margin.

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Eisold, the Capitol physician, said doctors stopped bleeding in Johnson's brain and
drained the blood that had accumulated there. "It is premature to determine whether
further surgery will be required or to assess any long-term prognosis," Eisold said.

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Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-6283011...
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