Vincenzo Nibali has successful surgery
BAHRAIN MERIDA Pro Cycling Team rider Vincenzo Nibali has undergone a successful surgery today after fracturing the tenth thoracic vertebrae in a crash during Stage 12th of Tour de France.
The operation was performed by Neurosurgeon Prof. Giovanni Broggi, assisted by Dt. Levi, this early morning at the clinic “La Madonnina” in Milan.
“Vincenzo Nibali underwent percutaneous bilateral vertebroplasty surgery of the 10th thoracic vertebra” explains BAHRAIN MERIDA Team Doctor Emilio Magni, who was present at the operation “It consisted of the injection of biocompatible cement into the body of the vertebra”.
This afternoon Vincenzo will be able to get out of bed and tomorrow he will be released. In a few days, he will be able to go back to training, initially on a static bike and then back on the road.