03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McCartney's Secret Heart Surgery Revealed

Sir Paul McCartney has had a secret heart operation, it was revealed last night.

The 65-year-old had a coronary angioplasty, which opens up arteries and allows greater flow of blood.

It was performed in a private hospital in the autumn after he saw a Harley Street specialist at the London Clinic. The former Beatle is said to have recovered well.

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