KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 (Bernama) — National ace observe bike owner Datuk Mohd Azizulhasni Awang is at present recovering after an open coronary heart surgical procedure to attributable to a uncommon coronary heart situation often called anomalous aortic origin of proper coronary artery (AAORCA) on the Epworth Richmond Hospital, Melbourne.
The 34-year-old, who’s the nation’s gold medal hopeful on the 2024 Paris Olympics, mentioned he underwent a three-hour corrective surgical procedure on April 21 for the uncommon coronary heart situation, which brings the chance of cardiac arrest and sudden dying if not handled instantly.
He will proceed to recuperate at Melbourne and sure will solely return to coaching subsequent 12 months.
It means the two-time Olympics medallist will miss this 12 months’s Birmingham Commonwealth Games and Hangzhou Asian Games, however he’s decided to compete on the Paris Olympics.
“The medical workforce suggested me to do the surgical procedure as quickly as attainable as a result of it’s a life-threatening state of affairs. My (blood) vessels are clogged and depart solely 20 per cent of the circulate which could be very minimal, moreover, if I do a high-intensity exercise.
“Even if I retired or not as active as I am now, I still have to do the surgery soon as my conditions will only get worse as I get older. As we get older, our heart muscles will only thicken, further reducing the blood flow,” he mentioned throughout a digital press convention from Melbourne in the present day.
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