Pataki has second surgery in NYC after transfer from Cortlandt Manor hospital

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Governor George Pataki (R-NY) had a second surgery Tuesday after he was transferred from a Cortlandt Manor hospital to a facility in Manhattan.

The governor had been moved from the Hudson Valley Hospital Center where he had his appendix removed to New York Presbyterian Hospital. Pataki?s doctor said his intestines still were not functioning normally and he was given water and nutrients intravenously. Doctors say the blockage was connected to his appendectomy.

A spokesperson for Pataki says the governor is resting comfortably after the surgery.

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