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Texans RB Arian Foster considering heart procedure

02.01.13 at 10:57 am ET

Texans running back Arian Foster says he’s considering undergoing a heart procedure to address the condition that took him out of Houston’s Dec. 23 game.

Foster left that game, which the Texans lost 23-6 to Minnesota, with an irregular heartbeat, and Texans coach Gary Kubiak said after the game that Foster had experienced the same problem in a practice.

Foster told the NFL Network’s Alex Flanagan on Thursday that he’ll “likely undergo” a heart ablation in a month or so. That process involves the use of a catheter to correct structural problems of the kind that can lead to an abnormal heartbeat.

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