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UK Queen's husband Prince Philip leaves hospital after bladder treatment

The Duke of Edinburgh has left a hospital in Scotland after treatment for a bladder infection. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

The Queen’s husband, The Duke of Edinburgh, has left hospital in Scotland after receiving six days of treatment for a bladder infection.

Prince Philip, 91, smiled as he shook the hands of staff members at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary before being driven away in a chauffeured Range Rover.


Doctors at the weekend advised the Duke to get rest and not accept any visitors.

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The Queen traditionally spends three months of the summer in Scotland. This year, she arrived at her Balmoral home for some rest and relaxation after a hectic few months of engagements to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee and then the Olympics.

Two months ago, Prince Philip was taken to hospital with a bladder infection, overshadowing four days of celebrations for the queen's 60th year on the British throne.

In December last year, Philip had an operation to clear a blocked heart artery and spent Christmas in hospital.

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