Marc Marquez Undergoes a New Operation

Press Release | December 3, 2020

Marquez has had a third operation on his right arm, which was broken in a big crash at Spanish Grand Prix on July 19, 2019. Expected recovery time is unknown at this time.

Here is the press release from Honda…

(December 3, 2020) – Marc Marquez has undergone a new operation on his right arm as a result of the slow healing of the humerus bone, which has not improved with specific shockwave treatment.

Today the rider has undergone surgery at the Hospital Ruber Internacional, in Madrid, for a pseudarthrosis of the right humerus.

The surgery, carried out by a team made up of doctors Samuel Antuña, Ignacio Roger de Oña, Juan de Miguel, Aitor Ibarzabal and Andrea Garcia Villanueva, consisted of the removal of the previous plate and the placement of a new plate with the addition of an iliac crest bone graft with a corticoperiosteal free flap.

The surgical procedure lasted for eight hours and was uneventful.


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