Sports cardiology, and the complex nature of heart screening for professional cyclists

In April, the cycling community was shocked by the sudden death of 23-year-old Belgian Michael Goolaerts at Paris-Roubaix after suffering cardiac arrest. Tragic as it was, it wasn’t an isolated incident — in 2016, 22-year-old Belgian rider Daan Myngheer died in a hospital two days after suffering a heart attack at Criterium International. Here, Dr. Kevin … The post Sports cardiology, and the complex nature of heart screening for professional cyclists appeared first on CyclingTips .

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