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Prince Phillip "In Good Form" After Emergency Surgery

Celebrity News Dec. 26, 2011 AT 11:29AM
Prince Phillip "In Good Form" After Emergency Surgery Credit: Indigo/Getty Images

Some good news for the royal family.

After undergoing an emergency heart surgery to treat a blocked coronary artery on Saturday, Prince Phillip appears to be in better health.

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"The Duke is in genuinely good form. He's in great spirits and had a good night's sleep last night," a Buckingham Palace source told Us Weekly Monday. "The royal family will be continuing with their Christmas traditions as normal today," the rep added. "Sadly the Boxing Day shoot will have to go ahead without Phillip."

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The 90-year-old Duke was rushed to Cambridge's Papworth Hospital via helicopter late Friday after he had been suffering from chest pains.

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Amidst Prince Phillip's stay in the hospital, the royal family including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince William, Duchess Kate, and Prince Harry kept Christmas tradition by attending church services in Sandringham, Norfolk on Sunday where the Queen delivered her annual speech.

 

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