WJW – A Northeast Ohio man is sharing an amazing near-death experience.
Brian Miller first suffered a massive heart attack involving his main artery, but seemed to be doing well at University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, until the next night when his heart went into a deadly arrhythmia called Ventricular Fibrillation.
“His heart is just quivering in there. It’s not able to pump. It’s not doing anything,” said Emily Bishop, Brian’s ICU nurse at.
V-fib is almost always fatal and can kill a person within minutes if left untreated.
The ICU team feverishly worked on Brian, but Emily says he remained basically dead for nearly 45 minutes; then suddenly his heart just started beating normally again.
Brian was alive and miraculously had not suffered any brain damage or loss of any bodily functions.
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