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VR46 Medical update, 10:30

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team‘s Valentino Rossi received successful surgery on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg.

Last night Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi had a successful operation on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg.

Valentino Rossi Medical Updated

The MotoGP-star was hospitalised after an enduro accident yesterday evening.

Following a medical examination at the ’Ospedale Civile di Urbino‘, where he was initially diagnosed, the Italian was transported to the ‘Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti‘ in Ancona.

Upon arrival, he received surgery between 2am – 3am by Dr. Raffaele Pascarella, Director of the Orthopedics and Traumatology Division. During the surgery the fractures were fixated using a metal pin – a locked intramedullary nail – without any complications.

Further medical updates will follow in due course.

Yamaha would like to thank the entire staff of the ‘Ospedale Civile di Urbino’ and ‘Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona’ for their dedication and professional care.

 

Emanuele Venturoli
Emanuele Venturoli
Communication Manager for RTR Sports Marketing

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