SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame forward Austin Burgett has been released from the hospital after undergoing a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat.
Irish coach Mike Brey said Burgett was released from the hospital Thursday and should begin rehabilitation work in the middle of next week. Burgett, a sophomore who is averaging 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds a game, has missed the last two games after experiencing an abnormally fast heartbeat against Florida State on Jan. 21.
Brey says Burgett’s condition is common and non-life threatening. He says doctors used a procedure where they went through the femoral artery and used radio waves to correct the heart problem.
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Brey says he will be cautious in returning Burgett, who has started three games, to the lineup.