Surgery For Pedrosa

Paul Carruthers | March 3, 2009

Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa underwent surgery yesterday at the USP Institut Universitari Dexeus in Spain to fix and old fracture in his left hand. Pedrosa had a screw removed and his “extensor” tendons have been worked on to give him more mobility in his left wrist, according to a release issued by his team today.Pedrosa was operated on by Dr. Xavier Mir, the head of the Hand Surgery Unit of the Orthopaedics Department of the USP Institut Universitari Dexeus. Pedrosa was discharged today and Dr. Mir says he can start the recovery process in roughly two weeks.

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Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.