Kate Middleton had planned abdominal surgery at The London Clinic.

Kate Middleton had planned abdominal surgery at The London Clinic.

Kensington Palace confirmed the success of the procedure.

Kensington Palace confirmed the success of the procedure.

The 42-year-old will be in the hospital for 10-14 days for recovery.

The 42-year-old will be in the hospital for 10-14 days for recovery.

Public duties for Kate are expected to resume after Easter.

Public duties for Kate are expected to resume after Easter.

The surgery was not an emergency but part of a planned medical intervention.

The surgery was not an emergency but part of a planned medical intervention.

Kensington Palace assured the public in an official statement.

Kensington Palace assured the public in an official statement.

Kate Middleton's gradual return to royal duties is anticipated after her recovery.

Kate Middleton's gradual return to royal duties is anticipated after her recovery.