Christian Eriksen will have a cardiac starting device (DCI) fitted after his cardiac arrest in Denmark – Finland.
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The Inter Milan midfielder, 29, collapsed in the first half of the game and underwent CPR on the pitch before being rushed to hospital, where he remains, and has been undergoing testing ever since. .
As a result of these reviews, the Danish national team issued a statement confirming that Eriksen will be equipped with an ICD.
Danish team doctor Morten Boesen, who previously said Eriksen “left” before receiving CPR and a defibrillator was used on him, provided the following update on his condition.
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“After Christian had various heart exams it was decided that he should have an ICD (cardiac starter). This device is needed after a heart attack due to arrhythmias,” said Boesen.
“Christian accepted the solution and the plan was confirmed by national and international specialists who all recommend the same treatment. We encourage everyone to give Christian and his family peace and privacy next time. “
Daley Blind, a former Eriksen teammate at Ajax, had an ICD installed recently after being discovered he had heart disease in 2019. Blind plays for Ajax and the Netherlands, and played in the Netherlands’ 3-2 win over Ukraine at EURO 2020.
Eriksen previously released a statement and a photo from the hospital saying he was “fine under the circumstances” and was eager to support Denmark from his hospital bed.
Parken Stadium is right next to the hospital where he is staying, as Denmark’s head coach Kasper Hjulmand has said he will be able to hear what is happening during matches and will actually be able to see the stadium. from the window of his hospital.
Belgium and Denmark will show their thoughts are with Eriksen in their Group B game on Thursday, as the ball is taken out of play in the 10th minute (Eriksen’s shirt number) to greet the star midfielder.
More updates will be coming to Eriksen in the days and weeks to come as he continues his recovery.