De Villota released from Madrid hospital
3 December 2012 – María de Villota has been released from the Hospital Universitario de La Paz in Madrid following a recent operation to reconstruct her cranium and right eye socket.
The seven-hour procedure, led by Chief of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Doctor César Casado, left the medical team 'satisfied' about the Spaniard's onward recovery.
Once de Villota has regained sufficent strength, a final operation is set to take place. According to her father Emilio, she watched the Formula 1 season finale in hospital.