Thursday, August 29, 2013

ETSU Basketball Player Heart Surgery
A basketball player at ETSU is doing well after having open heart surgery. Ron Giplaye had surgery to correct a congenital cardiac abnormality. Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, Brian Johnston says he and his team don’t often see this kind of health problem in their routine work with athletes… Q: audio 1 basketball player “A kind of specialist that dealt with elite level athletes who had dealt with this kind of condition because this condition is kind of rare. Often it doesn’t get diagnosed until its too late.” Johnston says Giplaye’s health is top priority, but he is feeling better and we could see him on the court soon.. Q: audio 2 basketball player “All indications of the surgery are this will allow him to do that. Plus, allow him in the future if he wants to go jogging or play with his kids he can do that and not be worried about what is happening.” (CC)

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