Respiratory complications for Alex Albon after his appendicitis

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Respiratory complications for Alex Albon after his appendicitis

Emergency operation for appendicitis on Saturday noon at the San Gerardo hospital in Monza on the eve of the Italian F1 Grand Prix for which he was obviously forfeitedAlex Albon then experienced “unexpected post-operative anesthesia-related complications that led to respiratory failure, a known but not common complication”according to the press release from the Williams team, on Monday.

Alex Albon (26) had to be reintubated and taken to intensive care. His condition improving, he was disconnected from his artificial respirator on Sunday morning and he was able to return to a general hospital ward. According to Williams, the first Thai F1 driver in history should be able to return home on Tuesday. “Alex will now focus on his recovery and preparing for the Singapore Grand Prix later this month (September 30-October 2),” states the press release.

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