MICK Jagger has reportedly undergone a successful heart operation, according to pals.
Sir Mick, 75, is said to be recovering well in a New York hospital after the heart valve procedure.
Splash/MEGA Mick Jagger, seen in Miami at the weekend, has reportedly undergone a successful heart operation
Getty – Contributor Sir Mick, 75, is reportedly recovering well at New York-Presbyterian Hospital following the heart valve op
Nurses are monitoring him closely for any signs of complications following the minimally invasive op, Billboard reports.
Surgeons New York-Presbyterian Hospital were able to fit a catheter to repair the faulty valve without having to open up his chest, friends said.
A source close to the ageing rocker added: “He is resting and recovering well.”
The Satisfaction singer is aiming to be back on stage with the Rolling Stones by the summer.
Splash/MEGA Mick was in Miami with friends and family at the weekend ahead of his procedure
The Sun Online has contacted Jagger’s representatives for comment.
It comes after the band were forced to postpone their upcoming tour due to to Mick’s health.
Last week, The Sun exclusively revealed that the singer was due to undergo heart surgery.
A source said: “This kind of surgery has a high success rate.”
Splash/MEGA Mick, 75, is hoping to be back on stage this summer after The Rolling Stones’ tour was postponed
Twitter Keith Richards tweeted about the tour being postponed, saying that ‘things need to be taken care of’
Mick hopes to be out of hospital just 48 hours after the procedure – but will need weeks of recuperation.
His defective heart valve was picked up during a medical ahead of the band’s North American tour – which was due to start in Miami next month.
It led to the shock announcement on Saturday that the band were postponing the 17-date sell-out No Filter Tour.
As much as £200million had been spent on tickets by around a million eager fans.
I’m so sorry to all our fans in America & Canada with tickets. I really hate letting you down like thisMick Jagger
Announcing the postponement, the Stones said in a statement on Sunday: “Mick Jagger has been advised by doctors that he cannot go on tour at this time as he needs medical treatment.
“The doctors have advised Mick that he is expected to make a complete recovery so that he can get back on stage as soon as possible.”
Jagger himself tweeted: “I’m so sorry to all our fans in America & Canada with tickets. I really hate letting you down like this.
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“I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can.
“Once again, huge apologies to everyone.”
The dad-of-eight was spotted enjoying some downtime on the beach in Miami with his family and bandmate Keith Richards, 75, over the weekend ahead of the op.
The Rolling Stones have postponed their tour of America and Canada so that Mick Jagger can receive medical treatment
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