Vincenzo Nibali requires surgery after Tour de France crash
Vincenzo Nibali will undergo surgery for the treatment of the tenth thoracic vertebrae fracture after a crash during Stage 12 of Tour de France on Thursday July 19th.
“After consultations of the Team BAHRAIN MERIDA medical staff with various specialists and after an attentive and careful examination of the athlete’s clinical condition and future perspectives” explains BAHRAIN MERIDA Pro Cycling Team Doctor Emilio Magni “the Team and the rider agreed to the decision to have a percutaneous vertebroplasty surgery. The procedure is going to take place on next week in Italy”.
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