Dick Clark Went in for Prostate Surgery Before Heart Attack
“Extra’s” Jerry Penacoli spoke with Dick Clark’s good friend, Congressman David Dreier, who said the 82-year-old had entered the hospital Tuesday for prostate surgery.
Clark also had cataract surgery last week, “Extra” learned.
Dr. Mehmet Oz told “Extra” at the Dr. Oz Health Corps Gala Wednesday, that since Clark had suffered a stroke in 2005, it could have been a contributing factor, although Dr. Oz said he did not know what current treatments Clark was undergoing.
Dr. Oz explained, “Even if you go into the hospital for a minor procedure… the trauma sends a message to your body that you might be bleeding… those tubes will close.”