Tony Martin Undergoes A Successful Broken Collarbone Surgery

Fougères, France, July 10, 2015 - Tony Martin has undergone successful surgery on the collarbone he broke in a crash at the Tour de France. The 30-year-old German was taken to hospital in Hamburg early on Friday and operated on to repair the damage done in his crash on Thursday. "I would like to thank all the people involved in my transportation to the hospital and the medical … [Read more...]

Peter Velits To Undergo Surgery On His Left Leg

Santa Rosa, California - Slovakian national time trial champion Peter Velits will have surgery on his left leg to treat an overuse injury, the BMC Racing Team announced Monday. BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said the injury has developed over the past few months. Part of the BMC Racing Team's victorious team time trial squad at the world championships last September, … [Read more...]

Zdenek Stybar Medical Update After Crash

15-Aug-2014: OPQS communicates that the condition of Zdenek Stybar is improving. Stybar underwent reconstructive surgery on wounds in the area of his mouth last night. The surgery went well, and was performed by Professor Gerd Fabré. Surgery included both internal and external stitches. Medical staff also replaced three teeth that Stybar lost in the impact with the ground. Due to difficulty … [Read more...]

Andy Schleck Has Successfully Undergone Surgery For Knee

Andy Schleck has successfully undergone surgery in the Crossklinik in Basel, Switzerland. An MRI scan prior to the operation provided pictures of the right knee allowing the doctors to confirm the diagnosis of the team doctor. Andy Schleck’s knee is severely damaged: there are partial ruptures in the collateral and cruciate ligaments, the meniscus is torn and an injury to the articular … [Read more...]

Leg Surgery Is A Success For Giovanni Visconti

Italian rider operated in Adelaide after right tibia fracture during the opening stages of the People's Choice Classic in Australia on Sunday Giovanni Visconti was intervened on Sunday evening (European time) at the Royal Adelaide Hospital to reduce a fracture in his right leg's tibia, the Italian rider crashing out of the People's Choice Classic -the Australian criterium acting as preface of … [Read more...]

Off-Season Surgery Successful for Tony Martin

29-Oct-2013: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Tony Martin underwent surgery at BG Hospital in Hamburg (Germany) today because of a "non-union" of his left scaphoid fracture as consequence of his 2012 Tour de France crash. The decision was made to perform this surgery during the 2013 off-season to avoid any potential further damage in the future. Martin was always assisted by … [Read more...]

Bos Withdraws From London Olympics

PARIS, Nov 8, 2011 (AFP) - Former speed king Theo Bos of the Netherlands is due to undergo surgery that will rule him out of next year's London Olympics, his Rabobank team announced on Tuesday. Bos will undergo surgery to repair damage caused by a burst vein in his groin next Monday and will then undergo a period of rehabilitation, during which he will not be able to move his left leg … [Read more...]

Freire To Leave Swiss Tour For Sinus Surgery

GRINDELWALD, Switzerland, June 14, 2011 - Spanish sprinter Oscar Freire is set to leave the Tour of Switzerland Wednesday in order to undergo surgery on troublesome sinuses, his Rabobank team confirmed. Freire, a former three-time world road race champion, has suffered from the problem on and off in recent years, making breathing difficult. He had similar surgery after last year's Tour … [Read more...]

Successful Surgery For Haussler

30-Jun-2010 - Basel: Cervélo TestTeam’s Heinrich Haussler, who has been plagued by knee problems, underwent a successful operation in the CrossKlinik in Basel (SUI) on Tuesday. “Heinrich feels well after the successful surgery yesterday,” commented Andreas Goesele, Chief Medical of the Cervélo TestTeam. It was a necessary operation, and Heinrich is now focused on full recovery. … [Read more...]

Successful Surgery For Hushovd

13-May-2010: Cervélo TestTeam rider Thor Hushovd (NOR), who broke his collarbone during a training ride in Italy on Sunday, underwent a successful operation on Monday. “The surgery went pretty well. It was more complicated than actually expected,” said the 32-year-old Hushovd today. “I had a good day after the operation but yesterday I had a little bit more pain. Yesterday I flew home, … [Read more...]