Tag Archives: Marc-Vivien Foe

Jarque, Foe, Feher, Puerta, O’Donnell: Soccer’s sudden cardiac arrest deaths

Sudden cardiac arrest – when the heart suddenly stops pumping blood to the lungs, brain, and body – is frightening enough, but consider this: Even people who appear healthy and fit, including professional athletes, can have undiagnosed heart conditions that make them vulnerable to sudden cardiac arrest. The death last week of Daniel Jarque, a 26-year-old […]

Meet two teenage cardiac arrest survivors: Cardiac Science for the week of July 6

Our weekly update on news in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Teens on rival teams survive sudden cardiac arrest Michael Ward and Kyle Bednar, sudden cardiac arrest survivors When they played basketball, Michael Ward and Kyle Bednar were on opposing teams. But they became friends at a hospital earlier that month where […]