Heart doctor discusses death of Bears player

January 18, 2010 3:02:54 PM PST
Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died over the weekend in South Carolina. The coroner's office in Greenwood County says Adams went into cardiac arrest at the family's home. The 26-year-old seemed to be in good health, but reports that he had an enlarged heart have many people wondering how this condition could have gone undetected.

Cardiologist Ziyad Hijazi with Rush University Medical Center visited ABC 7's State Street studio to help explain.

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