A mural in Copenhagen signed by fans in support of Eriksen, Image courtesy of the Associated Press

What Is an ICD and Why Did Danish Footballer Christian Eriksen Receive One After His Collapse?

A physician demystifies the event of a cardiac arrest and explains how it can be treated and even prevented.

Bo Stapler, MD
Jun 22 · 9 min read

“Damn it, I’m only 29 years old!” declared Christian Eriksen shortly after returning to consciousness. He awoke to find…