Domenico Pozzovivo underwent successful surgery on left elbow
Thursday, 15th August – Team Bahrain Merida rider Domenico Pozzovivo underwent successful surgery today to treat the complex elbow fracture and put an external fixator.
In fact, Dr. Christian Candrian – orthopaedic specialist of Lugano Regionale Civico Hospital – decided to move up to this afternoon the surgery – initially scheduled for tomorrow.
With the 3-hour surgery the metal screws have been also removed and a deep revision of wound and fracture of left elbow have been done.
The surgical procedure was performed under local anesthesia.
Domenico feels good and will be held in Lugano Regionale Civico Hospital, waiting for the final and definitive surgery on the elbow and leg, with the exchange of tibial right intramedullary nail.
More updates will be released following his next surgery.
All Team Bahrain Merida wish him a fast recovery!
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