MotoGP rider from Team Repsol Honda, Dani Pedrosa, successfully underwent a second surgery on a fractured collarbone, yesterday (06/16/2011). Operations performed at the USP Institut Universitari Dexeus by a team of doctors consisting of Dr Xavier Mir (Head of the Special Pathology Unit Hand Dexeus USP) and Dr. Cesar Garcia Madrid (specialists Planell Intitute of blood vessels at the Teknon Medical Center).
The purpose of this operation to repair a small fragment of bone That Had been dislodged During the rehabilitation process. This technique allows faster healing.
Although Able to recover more Quickly, the Spaniard was still Unable to Appear in the Dutch MotoGP at Assen Circuit, June 25. However, it seems a That Dani wants to look desperate, and he Will discuss with the doctors associated permit.
"During the rehabilitation process Several weeks ago, a very small fragment of bone to shift. Therefore, to Accelerate the healing process, the team doctor Will conduct a process to reconnect the fragments," Honda said in a statement.
"We believe the operation succeeded Because We Can Fix the collar bone fragments with very stable. We believe in 48 hours Will be possible to start the rehabilitation of his right shoulder," said Dr.. Xavier.
Repsol Honda rider suffered the injury due to an accident at the Circuit Le Mans, France, May 15, after hitting the back of the motorcycle rider Honda Gresini, Marco Simoncelli. Despite surgery, Pedrosa has not been fit condition to race again so That the Spaniard has been sidelined in the GP of Catalunya and the UK.
Dani injured collarbone after his bike ride on the rear wheel nudged Marco Simoncelli on the French MotoGP at Le Mans last month. Until the fifth race series, the new Dani collected a total of 61 digits, lagging far from teammate Casey Stoner. The Stoner took over the standings with a total of 116 points, Followed by Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) with 98 points and Dovizioso (third) 83 points.