A Bush family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is being released from a Houston hospital a week after undergoing ulcer surgery.
The spokesman says Bush is in good condition and recovering as
expected. He says she is set to be discharged from The Methodist
Hospital in Houston on Tuesday.
Bush, 83, was hospitalized a week ago for abdominal pains and
underwent surgery for a perforated ulcer Nov. 25. During the
surgery, doctors closed a nearly 1.5-centimeter hole caused by the
ulcer. She began a liquid diet Monday after test results came back