MotoGP » Espargaro undergoes successful surgery

Aleix Espargaro undergoes surgery to have the compartment syndrome in his arm corrected

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mch - Unregistered

January 12, 2010 5:51 PM

Compartment syndrome? I had that after breaking my tibia. Basically it's bleeding into the muscle compartment that can cause the muscle to die. The surgical procedure has the doctor slicing the compartment open to vent the blood. It also causes some disfigurement when the muscle expands out of the compartment. It really sucks trying to fit one of my calfs into dirt bike or sportbike riding boots.

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