Kate Middleton hospitalized: what is the Princess of Wales suffering from?

Kate Middleton hospitalized: what is the Princess of Wales suffering from?

The Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton underwent “scheduled abdominal surgery” for which she was hospitalized on Tuesday January 16. For what reasons ? The point of view of Dr. Gérald Kierzek, emergency physician and medical director of TipsForWomens.

While Buckingham Palace clearly announced the upcoming operation of King Charles III for benign prostatic hypertrophy, it remained more vague on the reasons for the hospitalization of the Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton. The latter “was admitted to the London Clinic yesterday for elective abdominal surgery” according to the announcement from Kensington Palace.

The wife of the future King of England underwent a “planned abdominal procedure”

Kate Middleton, 42, therefore underwent abdominal surgery, without further details. The only information circulating concerns the fact that the Princess was not operated on for cancer and that her operation went well.

Following this surgery, the wife of the heir to the throne William must suspend her obligations until next March and should resume her activities “before Easter” stipulates Kensington Palace. She also benefits from two weeks of convalescence (between 10 and 14 days), at the London Clinic, from now on.

What can Kate Middleton suffer from?

When questioned, Dr. Gérald Kierzek, emergency physician and medical director of TipsForWomens, believes that it is probably a gynecological problem. “Given her age, the fact that it is not cancer and that she is a woman, she could suffer from a uterine fibroid, an ovarian cyst or endometriosis. supposes the doctor. “She may have even had a hysterectomy” he continues. “But as it is a planned intervention, we can exclude appendicitis, for example“.

For the moment, no official information has come to explain this surgery, the Princess wishing to keep this type of information private. The Palace also explains that it “will not give any news” on the health of the Princess of Wales “only when there is significant new information to share.