Statement from the senator's office:
Washington, DC--U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD was discharged from the George Washington University Hospital to a private rehabilitation facility on Friday February 16th, 2007 to move onto the next phase of his therapy.
"Senator Johnson had his final angiogram last week which confirmed that there is no evidence of residual arteriovenous malformation (AVM)," said Philip Marion, MD, Medical Director for the Department of Rehabilitative Medicine. "The Senator made great progress in the two months he spent at GW Hospital and we wish him all the best in his continued recovery."
To respect the privacy of the Senator and his family, the location will not be made public. The Senator remains in in-patient care to focus on physical, occupational and speech therapy.
We all continue to wish him a speedy and full recovery.
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