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The F1 driver alexalbon, of the team Williams, It had to be connected to a respirator, after suffering complications after a appendectomybut manage


The F1 driver alexalbon, of the team Williams, It had to be connected to a respirator, after suffering complications after a appendectomybut managed to recover and would be discharged this Tuesday, his team reported.

Albon was replaced in the driver line-up before the Italian Grand Prix of the weekend, which left the Dutchman Nyck de Vries as a rookie in the Formula One race at Monza, in which he finished ninth.

Albon was successfully operated on laparoscopy on Saturday before experience respiratory complications.

Following surgery, Alex suffered unexpected postoperative anesthetic complications that led to respiratory failure, a known but rare complication.

And added Williams’ statement:

He was re-intubated and transferred to intensive care (…) he has made great progress overnight and was removed from mechanical ventilation yesterday morning. He has now been moved to a general ward and is expected to return home tomorrow. There were no other complications.

Williams added that the attention Albon He is now focused on his preparation for the Singapore Grand Prix, which will take place the weekend of September 30 to October 2.

(With information from Reuters)