Diego Maradona surgery for blood clot on brain successful
Diego Maradona surgery for blood clot on brain successful as confirmed by the doctor in charge of the surgery on the legendary footballer and coach
Recall that the Barcelona and Napoli legend had been hospitalised since Monday night for anaemia and dehydration just days after he celebrated his 60th birthday.
But earlier today, his doctor, Leopoldo Luque, Maradona’s personal physician, said he had “coped well with the surgery” on the legendary footballer
Diego Maradona will now remain under observation, Dr Luque said, as he went on to add that everything was “under control”.
Recall that Maradona was transferred to the Olivos Clinic in La Plata, where was operated on at 20:00 local time (23:00 GMT) by Dr Luque, who is a neurosurgeon.
It was also confirmed that the surgery procedure took about 80 minutes to be completed on the legendary footballer and coach, Maradona
A subdural hematoma is considered “among the deadliest of all head injuries,” according to the US National Library of Medicine.
It is a blood clot on the brain’s surface beneath its outer covering, called the dura.
The health condition usually results from severe head injuries but can be caused by minor injuries as well and can go unnoticed for days or weeks.
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