FC Bayern: Thomas Müller points to “serious topic”
Thomas Müller from FC Bayern has made aware of his social channels on the register for deaths.
“Hello everybody, today I want to turn to all athletes with a serious topic” – with these words, the Rio World Champion welcomed his fans in his message.
The star player of Bayern attentively attentively made a topic with which no one wants to come into contact, which has a great importance for medical research in this area: the German “register for deaths in register”.
The aim of the register is that sudden deaths as well as survived cardiac cases in time connection with registering activity and their causes are recognized as accurately as possible. Only in this way existing screening and prevention measures can be improved and supplemented.
The online database launched in 2012 is led by the Institute for registers and Preventive Medicine at the University of Saarbrücken. Responsible is Professor Tim Meyer, for many years, team doctor of the German national team and in the Corona Crise Head of the Medical Task Force of the German Football League (DFL) and the German Football Federation (DFB).
Thomas Müller emphasizes importance of registers
The most humans would never come into contact “fortunately with this topic”, “Meyer said to the” Sid “:” But if, if, then, in such sad occasions, it is still important that these are considered scientific and possibly drawn the right conclusions.
Therefore, I would like to ask for it and call that appropriate cases are reported in our register. Even those cases in which a sudden cardiac arrest was survived are of great scientific interest. “
Whether widespread or professional area: Everyone can report a case via “SCD-Germanland.de”. Based on a questionnaire, more detailed information on the circumstances of sudden death or cardiac arrest can be made in registers, unless they are known.
If necessary, the physicians of the University of Saarbrücken turn to the persons who have reported a case. Ten years after its facility, the Register covers over a total of 350 cases.