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Euro News - Juan Matute Guimon Making Full Conversation, Rehabilitation at the Gym to Start Next Week

Thursday, June 11, 2020
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Spanish Grand Prix rider Juan Matute Guimon is making steady progress in his recovery process, following a brain bleed on 5 May 2020.

On 5 May Matute Guimon suffering from a massive brain bleed and was twice operated on for an arteriovenous malformation (AVM).He was kept in an artificial coma for two weeks and as of 20 May the sedation was lowered. On Whitsunday weekend he was finally extubated and breathing on his own.

Massive brain trauma normally triggers aphasia, but Juan Matute has shown a miraculous recovery from a highly critical condition and seems to have no speech problems.

"It’s unbelievable," the thrilled father, Juan Matute Azpitarte, told Eurodressage.

To read the rest of the story - visit Eurodressage.com