Ballesteros undergoes brain tumor removal surgery

MADRID, Spain — Seve Ballesteros was in a stable condition after an operation on Tuesday to remove a brain tumor, the Spanish golfer’s doctors said on Wednesday.
“The operation, with the objective of a resection of the detected brain tumor, started at 9 a.m. and concluded without complications,” a statement from Madrid’s La Paz hospital said.
A resection refers to a procedure to remove as much of a brain tumor as possible before radiation or chemotherapy.

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10/15/08