Prince Philip leaves hospital

Ten days after undergoing exploratory abdominal surgery, Britain's Prince Philip left the hospital on Monday, June 17.

The Duke of Edinburgh thanks staff as he leaves the London Clinic in central London, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
Prince Philip operation
The Duke of Edinburgh thanks staff as he leaves the London Clinic in central London, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
The Duke of Edinburgh carries a book entitled "Crucible of War" by Fred Anderson as he leaves the London Clinic in central London, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
Prince Philip operation
The Duke of Edinburgh carries a book entitled "Crucible of War" by Fred Anderson as he leaves the London Clinic in central London, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with a member of staff as she leaves the London Clinic after visiting her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on June 15, 2013 in London, England. The Duke of Edinburgh is recovering in hospital after undergoing exploratory abdominal surgery. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II Visits Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh In Hospital
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with a member of staff as she leaves the London Clinic after visiting her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on June 15, 2013 in London, England. The Duke of Edinburgh is recovering in hospital after undergoing exploratory abdominal surgery. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Queen Elizabeth II departs Hospital after visiting Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh on his birthday on June 10, 2013 in London, England. The Duke of Edinburgh underwent a scheduled operation on his abdomen at the London Clinic on June 7, 2013 and will spend the remainder of his birthday in hospital where he remains under observation. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Duke Of Edinburgh Spends His Birthday In Hospital
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: Queen Elizabeth II departs Hospital after visiting Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh on his birthday on June 10, 2013 in London, England. The Duke of Edinburgh underwent a scheduled operation on his abdomen at the London Clinic on June 7, 2013 and will spend the remainder of his birthday in hospital where he remains under observation. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh are escorted through the Norman Porch of the Palace of Westminster after the State Opening of Parliament on May 8, 2013 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the coalition government's legislative programme in a speech delivered to Members of Parliament and Peers in The House of Lords. Proposed legislation is expected to be introduced on toughening immigration regulations, capping social care costs in England and setting a single state pension rate of 144 GBP per week. (Photo by Dan Kitwood - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II Attends The State Opening Of Parliament
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh are escorted through the Norman Porch of the Palace of Westminster after the State Opening of Parliament on May 8, 2013 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the coalition government's legislative programme in a speech delivered to Members of Parliament and Peers in The House of Lords. Proposed legislation is expected to be introduced on toughening immigration regulations, capping social care costs in England and setting a single state pension rate of 144 GBP per week. (Photo by Dan Kitwood - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony on June 15, 2013 in London, England. Today's ceremony which marks the Queens official birthday will not be attended by Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh as he recuperates from abdominal surgery and will also be The Duchess of Cambridge's last public engagement before her baby is due to be born next month. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
The Queen's Birthday Parade: Trooping the Colour
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony on June 15, 2013 in London, England. Today's ceremony which marks the Queens official birthday will not be attended by Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh as he recuperates from abdominal surgery and will also be The Duchess of Cambridge's last public engagement before her baby is due to be born next month. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Lady Gabriella Windsor, Prince Michael of Kent, Princess Michael of Kent, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Lady Helen Windsor, James Viscount Severn, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Princess Eugenie, Princes Beatrice, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Katherine, Duchess of Kent stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony on June 15, 2013 in London, England. Today's ceremony which marks the Queens official birthday will not be attended by Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh as he recuperates from abdominal surgery and will also be The Duchess of Cambridge's last public engagement before her baby is due to be born next month. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
The Queen's Birthday Parade: Trooping the Colour
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Lady Gabriella Windsor, Prince Michael of Kent, Princess Michael of Kent, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Lady Helen Windsor, James Viscount Severn, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Princess Eugenie, Princes Beatrice, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Katherine, Duchess of Kent stand on the balcony at Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony on June 15, 2013 in London, England. Today's ceremony which marks the Queens official birthday will not be attended by Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh as he recuperates from abdominal surgery and will also be The Duchess of Cambridge's last public engagement before her baby is due to be born next month. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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