Tiger Woods ‘recovering’ after present process surgical procedure for ‘open fractures’, accidents to foot, ankle

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Tiger Woods had a number of “open fractures” to decrease proper leg; rod positioned within the tibia, screws and pins within the ankle.

Golf famous person Tiger Woods launched an announcement after narrowly surviving a violent solo automobile crash on a steep, downhill suburban highway in Los Angeles. He underwent surgical procedure for a number of leg accidents at a College of California trauma centre.

“We thank everybody for the overwhelming help and messages throughout this powerful time,” the assertion learn on Tiger Woods’ official Twitter profile.

“As beforehand communicated, Tiger was concerned in a single-car accident earlier this morning in California. He has undergone an extended surgical process on his decrease proper leg and ankle after being dropped at the hospital.

“Mr. Woods suffered important orthopedic accidents to his proper decrease extremity that had been handled throughout emergency surgical procedure by Orthopaedic trauma specialists at Harbor-UCLA Medical Middle, a stage 1 trauma heart. Comminuted open fractures affecting each the higher and decrease parts of the tibia and fibula bones had been stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia. Extra accidents to the bones of the foot and ankle had been stabilized with a mix of screws and pins. Trauma to the muscle and soft-tissue of the leg required surgical launch of the protecting of the muscle tissue to alleviate stress on account of swelling – Anish Mahajan, MD, Chief Medical Officer & Interim CEO at Harbor-UCLA Medical Middle.”

Woods is “awake, responsive and recovering,” in response to the assertion.

“He’s at present awake, responsive, and recovering in his hospital room. Thanks to the fantastic docs and hospital employees at Harbor UCLA Medical Middle, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division, and the Fireplace Division. Your help and help has been excellent.

“There are not any additional updates presently and we proceed to thanks to your well-wishes and privateness for him and his household.”

Woods was on his means for a photograph shoot with Discovery-owned GOLFTV, and was alone in his silver colored SUV when he crashed a couple of minutes after 7 a.m. He crossed two oncoming lanes and rolled over a number of occasions earlier than coming to a cease. No different automobiles had been concerned within the Woods crash.

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