According to a press release, doctors discovered a blockage in an artery in Bush's heart during the former president's annual physical examination at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas.
Bush agreed to have a stent placed to open the blockage and successfully completed the surgery Tuesday morning without complication at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.
Bush is said to be in high spirits and plans to resume his schedule on Thursday.
Bush also encouraged everyone to get regular check-ups.
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