Italian Ex-Premier Berlusconi Has Heart Surgery In Milan

  • Berlusconi had aortic valve replaced in hours-long operation
  • Media mogul is Italy’s longest-serving post-war premier

Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former prime minister

Photograph by Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

Italian former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi underwent heart surgery on Tuesday after his doctor said he suffered from “severe aortic insufficiency.”

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