December 19, 2012 00:00 By The Nation 17,820 Viewed
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is recovering after chest surgery to remove a calcified mass, the Royal Household Bureau yesterday
Following the diagnosis during an annual check-up, the princess was admitted to Chulalongkorn Hospital on December 16. On the following day, the operation went well and she regained consciousness and normal body temperature. Pathological tests didn’t find any tumour, the statement said.
Her physicians advised her to remain in the hospital to recuperate and suspend her royal commitments during this period.
On the same day, the Princess’s personal affairs division sent a letter to Ubon Ratchathani University explaining that its graduates could not receive diplomas from the princess during the commencement on December 25 because she was receiving medical care and was advised to refrain from royal activities for two weeks.
The ceremony was rescheduled for April with the date and time to be notified later.