Successful surgery for Uecker
Good news from the Brewers:
Milwaukee Brewers radio broadcaster Bob Uecker today underwent successful heart surgery at Milwaukee’s Froedtert Hospital. The six-hour surgery was performed by Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiothoracic Surgeon Alfred C. Nicolosi, MD.“The surgery went very well,” said Nicolosi. “We did a limited repair of his pseudoaneurysm without having to redo anything from his first surgery.”It is expected that Uecker will remain hospitalized at Froedtert for approximately one week. The recovery time for the surgery is projected to be a minimum of eight weeks.“On behalf of the entire Brewers organization, we are relieved to know that Bob’s latest surgery went as planned, and we look forward to his complete and speedy recovery,” said Brewers Chairman and Principal Owner Mark Attanasio. ”As always, we look forward to having Bob back at Spring Training in a little more than four months from now.”“Our family is thankful today’s surgery went as expected,” said Bob Uecker, Jr., son of Bob, Sr. “We again thank all of those who continue to provide support through expressions of concern and well wishes.”Periodic updates regarding Uecker’s condition will be announced through the Brewers. At this time, no interviews are being granted. All requests for information should be directed to the Brewers through the contact information listed above.