Clippers’ Rebraca headed for heart procedure
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – Los Angeles Clippers center Zeljko
Rebraca underwent a successful ablation of the accessory bypass tract on
Wednesday and will be sidelined for at least one month.
The procedure was designed to help prevent a recurrence of the symptoms of
an irregular heartbeat.
Rebraca was admitted to Centinela Hospital and diagnosed with an irregular
heartbeat at the end of the Clippers 103-100 win over the Toronto Raptors on
Dr. Fred Morady performed the procedure for the second time in Rebraca’s
career. On August 7, 2003, Rebraca had the procedure done when he missed 50
games for the Detroit Pistons during the 2002-2003 season because of a
recurring irregular heartbeat.
On the season, the seven-foot Rebraca is averaging 4.6 points per game with
2.4 rebounds. In 197 career games, he has averages of 6.1 points and 3.3
rebounds per contest.