According to WWE.com, and confirmed by WrestlingObserver.com, a recent physical exam of US Champion Montel Vontavious Porter led to the “discovery of an abnormal accessory pathway in his heart (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome).”
Here’s a quote from cardiologist Dr. Fred Feuerbach, who oversaw the testing, from WWE.com:
“From a cardiovascular standpoint, WWE’s screening plan is very aggressive, and is equal to or surpassing what’s required elsewhere,Ã¢â‚¬Â Dr. Feuerbach added. “What this whole case proves is that the cardiovascular aspect of the WWE Wellness Program can work. It picked up a potentially fatal abnormality with MVP’s heart, and regardless of the fact that he may not have had future problems, we won’t have to find out the hard way.Ã¢â‚¬Â
We’ll have more on this as it’s available.