After completing the first 2019 preseason tests in Valencia and Jerez, reigning MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) underwent successful surgery at the Hospital Universitari Dexeus on Tuesday, 4th December.
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The complex operation was performed by Dr. Xavier Mir, Dr. Victor Marlet and Dr. Teresa Marlet, all members of ICATME (the Catalan Institute of Traumatology and Sports Medicine), in order to resolve the recurring dislocation in the seven-time World Champion’s left shoulder, an issue which had persisted throughout the year.
Marquez will be discharged within the next 48 hours depending on his recovery. Next week he will begin a six-week rehabilitation program in his home town, Cervera, to recover from the operation. He will then commence his winter training in preparation for the Sepang Test in February.