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Arnold Schwarzenegger Undergoes Emergency Open-Heart Surgery

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Mar. 30 2018, Published 3:39 p.m. ET

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Arnold Schwarzenegger had to undergo emergency open-heart surgery, according to reports. After experiencing complications during a catheter valve replacement procedure, the actor had to go in for the last-minute, life-saving heart surgery. Click through for more details.

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Following his emergency open-heart surgery, Arnold, 70, is now in stable condition, according to reports.

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This isn’t Arnold's first scary medical incident. He's been under the knife for this kind of surgery before. In 1997, he had an aortic valve replaced.

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He opened up to the press about his first heart surgery in 2001, after breaking six ribs in a motorcycle accident.

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“It was very painful, much more painful than the heart surgery,” he said after his crash. “A rib breaking is, like, the worst.”

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The former Celebrity Apprentice host has been laying low recently, after announcing he wouldn't return to the show for a second season. "It’s not about the show,” he said, “because everyone I ran into came up to me and said ‘I love the show… but I turned it off because as soon as I read Trump’s name I’m outta there!'”

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