Rolling Stones Frontman Mick Jagger will undergo surgery Friday in New York City to replace a valve in his heart, reports reported.
Doctors will also insert a stent to open at least one of Jagger's arteries, Side Six reported, referring to sources close to Jagger.
"Doctors have advised Mick that he is expected to make a complete recovery so he can get back on stage as soon as possible," a band rep told Rolling Stone magazine.
ROLLING STONES POSTPONE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR AS MICK JAGGER RECEIVING 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." 19659008] – Rolling Stone's rep
The band announced on Saturday that they delayed their upcoming tour dates in the US and Canada, so Jagger could receive medical treatment.
"Unfortunately today Rolling Ston es has had to announce the postponement of their upcoming US / Canada tour dates – we apologize for the inconvenience this causes those having tickets to shows but want to assure fans of holding on to these tickets as they will be valid for the scheduled dates, which will be announced shortly, "the opinion reads.
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Jagger, 75, tweeted for just the third time this year, apologizing for fans.
"I'm so sorry for all our fans in America and Canada with tickets. I really hate letting you like that. I'm ruined to postpone the trip, but I will work very hard to be back on stage, As soon as I can. Once again, big excuses for everyone, "he said via Twitter.
The Stones & # 39; No Filter Tour is expected to start April 20 in Miami.
Dr. Eric H. Awtry, vice president of cardiology at the Boston Medical Center, told the Boston Herald that inserting a stent can be done easily, allowing a patient to be sent home within 24 hours and returning to normal activity during a few hours. weeks.  "He can run pretty fast. He might be back in a couple of weeks," Awtry said. The reports of him who needs a stent suggest that his problems are less serious.
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Tour promoters AEG presentations and concerts West advises ticket holders to stick to their existing tickets because they will be valid for the set dates.
On Sunday, Jagger was discovered in Miami Beach with girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, 32, and two of his children: Georgia May 27 and Deveraux, 2, Miami WPLG TV reported.
Fellow Stones Keith Richards and Ron Wood were also said to be in town.