Monday, January 24

Christian Eriksen: how the defibrillator that will be implanted in the heart of the Danish footballer works


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Christian Eriksen

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Christian Eriksen needed emergency treatment on the court before being taken to hospital.

Danish soccer player Christian Eriksen’s heart suddenly stopped beating during a Eurocup match last Saturday.

Eriksen was urgently admitted to a hospital from where he confirmed that he was “well under the circumstances.”

Doctors confirmed that 29-year-old Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest and decided that he will have her implanted. an automated defibrillator.

This is “necessary due to rhythm disturbances,” explained Danish team doctor Morten Boesen.


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