Partner’s Bibian Mentel is relieved after the successful operation
August 15, 2019 at the latest at 14:54
15-08-19 at 14:54
Recent updated: 9 hours ago
Updated: 9 minutes ago
Bibian Mentel has been successfully operated on for a tumor in her neck. The old snowboardkampioen suffered Thursday morning, a hazardous operation is about five hours, which, according to husband, Edwin Spee, with success, is about to expire. That is, he reported in a post on Facebook.
Prior to the surgery, caused Spee to know is that the 46-year-old Mentel, the risk of suffered a spinal cord injury to keep in operation. The doctors gave him after the operation be aware, however, that you have a good schedule. “Everything seems to be going out,” he said in a video that he put in while he has to wait until the Mentel weather is waking up. “It’s just an hour and a half thumbs, run to the Library and will also be able to all by yourself and can’t move.”
Mentel is struggling for a long period of time, with several tumors in her body. After that, in 2001, the bone cancer had been diagnosed, had to have her lower leg to be amputated in order to spread and to prevent it. Since then, the disease multiple times and come back. After surgery in march, she was in a period of time, her legs are not moving.