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Moore has 'second coronary episode'


Brian Moore live updates on Twitter after suffering 'second coronary episode'

BBC pundit Brian Moore is continuing to recover after what he has described as his ‘second coronary episode’.

The hard-hitting pundit kept his 176,000 followers updated after taking ill on Monday, having suffered a cardiac arrhythmia.

Moore tweeted on Monday afternoon that he presented at St Georges Hospital in London when he began suffering from atrial fibrillation, which is when the heart begins beating irregularly.

“In St Georges waiting for cardioversion for cardio AF. Hopefully all over soon and back on track,” the former hooker tweeted.

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He followed that tweet with ‘Thanks to superb staff at ST George’s ‘l got music; I got rhythm … who could ask for anything more.?’

He went on to desscribe the pain of an angiogram, a medical procedure which looks at the functioning of the heart.

“I think the burning pain of an angiogram being described as a little bit of a flush, is one of modern life’s greatest lies.”

He coronary episode appears have subsided, with the 64 times capped England international again thanking the medical staff at St George’s who attended to him.

“Out tomorrow- thanks again to the unfailing professionalism of the staff at St George’s Tooting for guiding me through my second coronary episode.”

The great and the good of the rugby world came out in support of Moore, with many tweeting best wishes and supportive messages to the stricken pundit.

Moore (56) suffered his first heart attack in April. A qualified solicitor, after rugby Moore took up a career in the media and is a regular on both the BBC and as a columnist for The Daily Telegraph.

Nicknamed ‘the Pitbull’ in his playing days, Moore opened up about his personal life in the award winning Beware of the Dog.

Moore was capped 5 times for the British and Irish Lions.

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Brian Moore live updates on Twitter after suffering 'second coronary episode'