According to Western media, in the next few days, the famous German racer Michael Schumacher will have an ultramodern operation using stem cells in order to regenerate his nervous system. The world famous French cardiologist Philippe Menache, who operated on Schumacher last fall, will take up this responsible and difficult work. He is famous for his heart stem cell transplant technique.
It is assumed that the damaged cells in the body of a 51-year-old athlete will be replaced by healthy ones that will be taken from his bone marrow and blood. This operation will be one of many that Schumacher has already undergone, and is considered “partially experimental.”
Recall that in December 2013, Michael Schumacher, descending from the ski track in Meribel, fell and hit his head badly, receiving a head injury . After that, he was introduced into a medical coma, in which he spent six months. Then followed the rehabilitation in the clinic, and after that he was sent to be treated at home.
According to media reports, the race car driver also suffers from muscle atrophy and osteoporosis, as he has been bedridden for a long time.
Last year, the former sporting director of the Ferrari team, Jean Todt told that you can observe the progress in Schumacher’s recovery – according to him, the athlete is already watching Formula 1 racesHe does not give up and continues to fight,- he reassured fans of Schumacher.
His family has already spent more than $ 16 million on treatment for the rider.