PM Sharon to undergo tracheostomy Sunday night

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 15, 2006 16:49

 
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Hadassah Hospital officials announced that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon would undergo a tracheostomy on Sunday night to help wean him off a respirator that has been helping him breathe since he suffered a massive stroke on January 4. Earlier in the day, officials reiterated that the prime minister remained in stable, but critical, condition. Sharon has still not emerged from his coma.

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