Michael Schumacher's condition has stabilised, says his manager

Sabine Khem has said that Michael Schumacher is being constantly supervised and that his condition has become stable. He however remains in induced coma.

Updated: January 01, 2014 18:44 IST
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Michael Schumacher's condition has been described as stable by his manager - Sabine Kehm, according to UK's The Mirror. The seven-time Formula 1 champion was under overnight supervision on Tuesday after he met with an accident while skiing last week.

Khem reportedly said that Schumacher - put in induced coma to treat injuries to his head - has stabilised after his condition was previously described as critical. He is being treated at a hospital in the French Alpine city of Grenoble and received his second surgery - to remove a blood clot - on Monday night. Doctors had said that he showed minor signs of improvement after the operation. (Also read: Manager says Schumacher was not skiing at high speed)

The 44-year-old had fallen and slammed his head on a rock while skiing off-piste on Sunday. Although he was wearing a helmet, he received serious injuries to his head and had to be helicoptered to the nearest hospital. (Related: Without helmet, Schumacher won't have survived: Doctors)

Schumacher's family is with him and issued a statement on Tuesday expressing their thanks to the doctors who they said were doing "everything possible to help Michael" and to well-wishers around the world. (Pics: Michael Schumacher - the true speed king)

Wishes have been pouring in for Schumacher with both fans and sports persons praying for his speedy recovery. (Read: Racers wish Schumacher | Vettel shocked)

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