Published: Wed, September 11, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Michael Schumacher transferred to Paris for secret treatment

Michael Schumacher transferred to Paris for secret treatment

According to the reports, Schumacher was admitted to Georges-Pompidou European Hospital in Paris to be treated by Professor Philippe Menasche, a well-known cardiothoracic surgeon who is recognized for his work with stem-cell-based treatment plans which he uses to help fix damaged hearts.

According to French newspaper Le Parisien, the motorsport great is at the George-Pompidou European Hospital to see Menasché, a heart surgeon renowned for stem cell treatments.

The athlete was struck down by a snowboarding accident that snapped his helmet in December 2013 and little info on his situation has been made public since then.

Schumacher suffered serious head injuries in a skiing accident at the Meribel resort in 2013, and his medical condition has since been a closely-guarded secret.

A spokeswoman for Schumacher did not immediately return a request for comment.

But, writing in his forthcoming book, Nick Fry, who worked alongside Schumacher for three years at Mercedes, believes the sporadic offerings about a driver who won a record 91 grands prix, and commanded a following of millions around the world, are not enough.

Schumacher has been hospitalised since Monday (Tuesday NZT) in the hospital's cardio-vascular surgery department.

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Followers revere the decided German and his title was chanted on the Monza circuit final weekend for Ferrari's most profitable Method One driver Schumacher, along with his son Mick, who's a part of the Ferrari Driver Academy, current.

Schumacher's former boss at Ferrari provided a rare health update on the stricken Formula One legend in July.

"I'm always careful with such statements, but it's true", Todt said.

"There are thousands and thousands of of us available in the market who enjoy a suitable affection for Michael, and that's the reason no longer lawful his fans in Germany or fans of Mercedes Benz".

"You can be sure that he is in the very best of hands and that we are doing everything humanly possible to help him".

However Todt admitted Schumacher's inability to communicate well has left him saddened. "And his family is fighting the same way".

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