According to the TMZ connected to bodybuilding legend Schwarzenegger, 70, went to Cedars-Sinai Thursday for a catheter valve replacement.

Surgeons apparently hit complications during the “experimental” procedure, though he is now understood to be in a stable condition.

The file replacement force physicians to carry out open-heart surgery on the Schwarzenegger which lasted several hours.

It isn’t the first time the 7-time Mr Olympia  has undergone heart surgery.

Schwarzenegger had elective surgery to replace a defective, congenital aortic heart valve in 1997 when he was 50.

The news comes as a shock, especially when considering how strong and healthy Arnold Schwarzenegger looked at the recent Arnold Sports Festival events that took place both in Columbus, Ohio and Australia.
Arnold opted against having a mechanical valve because he believes it might limit his ability to workout which he was still doing.

We are following this story and will keep you updated as it develops. 

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