Michael Schumacher Koma

Published: December 30, 2013

Michael Schumacher Koma, At almost 3000 meters high Saulire in the french mountains Michael Schumacher is off piste bad fall. Now after skiing accident and an emergency surgery he is fighting for his life. An international team of doctors taking care of the famous patient.

The former Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher is after a skiing accident in France in a critical condition. The 44-year-old had suffered a “head trauma with coma,” which had an emergency operation made necessary, its management had announced on Sunday evening. Further details will be bekanntgegbeben by 11 clock in a press conference. ABC Online reports live.

Schumacher is in the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) in Grenoble. His wife and two children were at his side, the clinic it said. Also Familiar Schumacher persevere in the hospital, including the Ferrari companions Jean Todt and Ross Brawn.


Schumacher had fallen while skiing in the French Meribel on Sunday. According to the ski area management he went off the runway and hit his head against a rock. It also meant Schumacher was on this day with his 14 year old son go.

Police and mountain rescue team explained that the accident had place between 11.00 und 11.15 clock clock at 2783 meters high Saulire near the two slopes Chamois and Biche. At 11:53 clock Schumacher had been flown to the hospital in Albertville-Moutiers. A fast transfer was necessary. The injured had to be moved at 12.45 clock in the clinic to Grenoble.

According to Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm Schumacher was in Meribel private and accompanied the go. He was wearing a helmet and was conscious when he was taken to a local hospital. Because his injuries were more serious than thought, according to the police first, he was later transferred to a better equipped hospital in Grenoble.

Sources at the World Automobile Federation FIA stated that specializes in brain and spinal injuries physician Gerard Saillant care in the Grenoble hospital to Schumacher. Saillant is a close friend of Schumacher and also the current FIA president Jean Todt. Even the Bad Nauheim sports doctor Johannes Peil is now on site. He is regarded as Vetrauter Schumacher and treated him several times. Peil also manages Nico Rosberg and Timo Glock.

In the undiagnosed traumatic brain injury is a head injury in which the brain has been affected. Frequently therefore go hand in hand a bruise or injury to the scalp and bony skull. Shortly after a traumatic brain injury and experienced physicians can assess the consequences with great inaccuracy, according to the guidelines of the German Society of Neurosurgery. X-ray and CT (computer tomography) images of the patient show whether and which regions of the skull inside are affected.

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