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UPDATE: Sen. Kirk’s brain swelling reported ‘stabilized’

Sen. Mark Kirk

Sen. Mark Kirk

About a day after Sen. Mark Kirk underwent another surgery to make room for his swelling brain, his neurosurgeon reported in a statement that Kirk is “doing quite well.”

“He is alert, responding more rapidly to questions and the swelling in his brain has stabilized,” said Dr. Richard Fessler of Northwestern Memorial Hospital. “While he remains in serious but stable condition, we are pleased with his continued progress.”

Read more: The Chicago Tribune. 

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