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Doctors: Clinton Heart Surgery a Success

Former president Bill Clinton is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary-artery bypass surgery Monday at a New York hospital. Doctors say Clinton had extensive heart disease but had been slow to recognize the symptoms. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.