Ulissi to undergo electrophysiological study following abnormal cardiac rhythm diagnosis

Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates) finished third
Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Diego Ulissi will undergo an electrophysiological study on January 19 after being diagnosed with an abnormal cardiac rhythm, according to UAE Team Emirates

The 31-year-old Italian is scheduled to visit the Riuniti hospital in Ancona on the central Adriatic coast where electrical mapping of the heart will help determine the need to remove any existing arrhythmias.

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