27May, 2016

An interview with Dr Peter Yan – Questions and Answers on Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes and Sports Participations

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1) We sometimes read about marathon runners, athletes, and other fit, young individuals just dropping dead during or after a jog/run or a game. Common reason is cardiac arrest, heart attack or some kind of heart condition. Can you explain why this tends to happen to people who are more or less fit and healthy (and young), with no obvious health issues?  People who appear and look healthy and fit does not necessarily imply that they have no underlying heart conditions.  The main reason for sudden cardiac death is often […]