Alfredo Scoccimarro said Tuesday that Fernandez is recovering in her hospital room and has thanked her doctors as well as supporters gathered outside who have been praying for her.
He says "the operation went very well" and that the next announcement about her health will come at midday Wednesday.
Hospital doctors report that the president's condition is "evolving favorably" after they removed a blot clot pressuring the right side of her brain.
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