LeBron ‘Brony’ James Jr., the son of the famous NBA star LeBron James, suffered a cardiac arrest while practicing at his University. Following the incident, Brony was taken to a hospital, where he was shifted to an I.C.U.
Supposedly, the incident took place during the early hours of the morning. While practicing at the Galen Center of the U.S.C., Brony suddenly collapsed. Following this, 911 was called, and he was swiftly transferred to a medical facility.
Later, LeBron and his wife, Savannah, issued an official statement thanking the prompt action of the organization. Otherwise, things would not have looked good for the 18-year-old basketball protege.
Medical staff claimed that Brony was quite lucky to have got the medical attention needed as the survival rate of a cardiac arrest is around 11%. Therefore, things would have gotten way severe for the budding player. Nonetheless, the player is supposedly stable as of now. However, doctors are keeping a tight lip about the final outcome.
It is believed that only 8% or less than 8% of patients come out of such ordeal without any sort of brain damage. Therefore, the well-wishers of the young man are waiting with bated breath for any sort of good-news to cling on to.
However, this is not the first time such a thing happened. Over the course of recent years, several young and promising athletes have collapsed during practice or full-scale events. Therefore, suggesting an alarming trend. If things continue like this, it could easily have some long and deep repercussions on the sporting world.
As of now, the leading cause of death in student-athletes is sudden cardiac arrests. Hence, there is something that is going wrong, which the authorities need to figure out in the long run. Keep following our page for more such news.
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