Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cranes has suffered a spinal stroke after heart surgery and is paralyzed.The 51-year-old former cricketer has returned to Australia's capital Canberra, where he lives, but his condition remains critical.Since the heart surgery in Sydney, he has been battling with many serious problems.His lawyer Aaron Lloyd has given this information.
stuff.To.According to NZ, Aaron said in a statement on Friday, "Chris suffered a spine stroke during heart surgery in Sydney.This has paralyzed his legs.He will now undergo rehab at a specialist spine hospital in Australia.Let us tell you that Cranes had several surgeries after suffering aortic dissection in Canberra.In case of aortic dissection, there is damage to the inner lining of the main artery of the body.
Cranes' attorney, Aaron Lloyd, added: "Chris and his family are grateful for the support they have received during this difficult time."They also appreciate the way their privacy has been respected.Cairns was put on life support this month due to a heart condition.After being transferred to Sydney on 11 August, his condition was stated to be 'critical but stable'.
After this, last week he was taken off life support after a heart operation.His lawyer had informed about this.His lawyer, Aaron Lloyd, said: "I am pleased to announce that Chris has been taken off life support.He is able to speak with his family from the hospital in Sydney.He and his family are grateful for the well wishes and support from all.They request that privacy be respected in the same way so that they can focus on recovery.