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Lance Armstrong - Post Operative Video Message
By Staff
Date: 3/26/2009
Lance Armstrong - Post Operative Video Message

Lance Armstrong - Post Operative Video Message
Lance's surgery went well today. Lance also left a video message on describing the injury and repair. Surgeons News Conference Video Links

The collarbone was broken in 4 parts. During the 3 hour surgery the collarbone was reassembled the bone, and "plated" with 12 screws holding the plate in place to support the bone as it heals over the next 12 weeks.

Lance's Personal Video Message
You can hear Lance explain what was done and how he is doing after the surgery  in a video message at: Lance's post operation message.

Surgeons Press Conference
Post Surgery video with Lance's surgeons explaining the procedure of placing a plate with 12 screws to hold the collarbone in on piece until it heals here.

 Seven time, Tour de France Champion, Lance Armstrong's x-ray after surgery on his right collarbone shows one metal plate and twelve screws. Amrstrong had surgery at Austin Sports Medicine in Austin Texas Wednesday, March 25, 2009 after a crash during the first stage of Castilla y Leon bicycle race, Monday March 23, 2009.
Photo of X-Ray by Elizabeth Kreutz courtesy of CSE

Better days; Lance at the start of Milan - Sanremo.

Best wishes for a quick and complete recovery Lance from the Daily Peloton readers and Staff.
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