Arnold Schwarzenegger has disclosed that he feels “fantastic” after undergoing a heart surgery.
Arnold who is popularly known for the “Terminator” movie made the revelation on Twitter last Friday, that he recently had in his heart a “new aortic valve” According to the Mayo Clinic, the aortic valve helps keep blood flowing in the right direction.
Schwarzenegger tweeted his appreciation to the clinic where he got treated “I feel fantastic and have already been walking the streets of Cleveland enjoying your amazing statues. Thank you to every doc and nurse on my team!”
Thanks to the team at the Cleveland Clinic, I have a new aortic valve to go along with my new pulmonary valve from my last surgery. I feel fantastic and have already been walking the streets of Cleveland enjoying your amazing statues. Thank you to every doc and nurse on my team! pic.twitter.com/hmIbsEMHtA
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) October 23, 2020
Schwarzenegger was born with a congenital heart defect, his spokesman Daniel Ketchell said in 2018. His family has a history of heart ailments: His mother and maternal grandmother both had valve issues.
The action star previously underwent emergency open-heart surgery in March 2018 to replace a pulmonary valve that was originally replaced in 1997.
“It’s true: I’m back!” Schwarzenegger tweeted on April 2018, quoting his famous Terminator catchphrase.