Andy Rooney in stable condition after surgery

CBS News' Andy Rooney underwent minor surgery last week and suffered serious complications. For that reason, he remains in the hospital, but his condition is stable.

The Rooney family asks that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

"60 Minutes": The one and only Andy Rooney

Rooney, who broke into the news business while serving in World War II, has carved out a 62-year career at CBS, ending as a regular commentator on "60 Minutes" this month.

Watch his last regular appearance on the broadcast, which aired Oct. 2, 2011:

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