Elizabeth Taylor Tweets About Her Successful Heart Surgery

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor and Kathy Ireland attend the Macy's Passport 2008 Gala held at Barker Hangar on September 26, 2008 in Santa Monica, California. (Getty Images)more pics »Elizabeth Taylor came through her heart surgery and says she practically feels good as new. The tech-savvy 77-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Dear Friends, My heart procedure went off perfectly. It's like having a brand new ticker. Thank you for your prayers and good wishes... I know they all helped. Love you, Elizabeth.”

Elizabeth Taylor came through her heart surgery and feels great (Getty Images). Elizabeth had the operation to fix a leaky valve in Los Angeles, but the exact medical center is unknown. The star announced she was checking into hospital on Twitter, asking her fans to pray for her quick recovery.

She wrote: “Dear friends, I would like to let you know before it gets in the papers that I am going into the hospital to have a procedure on my heart. It's very new and involves repairing my leaky valve using a clip device, without open heart surgery, so that my heart will function better. Any prayers you happen to have lying around I would dearly appreciate. I'll let you know when it's all over. Love you, Elizabeth."

The Hollywood legend battles several health problems, and regularly appears in a wheelchair when she is in public.
 
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