View Full Version : Irina Skvortsova will keep her leg!

Andrey Egorov
26 Jan 10,, 08:18
Head of Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Nikita Muzyr' announced that last 14-hours surgery went well and transplanted tissues accustomed. Glory to German Doctors!!!

Irina's microsite (http://www.fibt.com/index.php?id=47&L=0&tx_bzdstaffdirectory_pi1[showUid]=122779&tx_bzdstaffdirectory_pi1[backPid]=93&pageType=overview)

She suffered terrible back and hips injury during training sessions in Koenigssee on Nov 23 2009.

26 Jan 10,, 18:46
That's cool, it's just a shame she's not going to be in the olympics

Andrey Egorov
26 Jan 10,, 18:57
Sure. Doctors claim the leg will never be fully operational, but it's great that 21-year old girl has both legs saved after such an accident. Team's doctors claimed amputation inevitable.

26 Jan 10,, 19:15
Good news, speedy recovery to Irina.