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Health & Fit Woman survives after her heart stops for 6 hours during cardiac arrest

03:20  07 december  2019
03:20  07 december  2019 Source:   today.com

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But after she spent six hours in cardiac arrest , doctors managed to restart Ms. Mash’s heart with the aid of a highly specialized tool and saved her life. Ms. Mash’s experience will go down in the record books in Spain as the longest period of cardiac arrest in which the patient survived , the doctors said.

Audrey Mash survives in hospital after heart stops for 6 hours , amid case doctors say is "exceptional at a global scale" - Anadolu Agency. In what she described as something "like a miracle", a British woman in Barcelona was revived by doctors after her heart stopped beating for six hours .

A hiker who survived for six hours after her heart stopped in a snowstorm in the Spanish Pyrenees says "it's like a miracle" that she is still alive.

Audrey Schoeman, 34, a British woman who lives in Barcelona, survived what doctors have called the longest cardiac arrest in the history of Spain while hiking with her husband last month.

“It’s an exceptional case in the world,” Dr. Eduard Argudo told reporters on Thursday at a press conference at Barcelona’s Vall d’Hebron Hospital, according to Reuters.

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Audrey Schoeman's heart stopped for six hours after catching severe hypothermia during a hike. A 34-year-old British woman 's heart stopped for six hours after she caught severe hypothermia This was about six hours after her heart stopped breathing. It had been the longest cardiac arrest

A British woman says it's a "miracle" she's alive after surviving a six - hour cardiac arrest brought on by severe hypothermia. Audrey Schoeman, 34, was hiking with her husband last month in Spain's Pyrenees mountain range when she began to have trouble speaking and moving, Reuters reported.

"It’s like a miracle except that it’s all because of the doctors,” Schoeman told Catalan broadcaster TV3.

Schoeman developed severe hypothermia that played an important role in her incredible survival because it lowered her body temperature and preserved her brain from deterioration, doctors said.

"If she had been in cardiac arrest for this long at a normal body temperature, she would be dead,'' Argudo said.

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In a recent case in New Jersey, doctors used hypothermia to prevent brain damage after a 23-year-old man's heart stopped for 12 minutes during an indoor soccer game before paramedics shocked him back to life.

Doctors employed a cooling technique called therapeutic hypothermia, lowering his body temperature to about 91.4 degrees for 24 hours to cool his brain and prevent and further damage.

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The cooling of Schoeman's body helped save her after her husband said he was unable to detect a pulse or heartbeat when she fell unconscious on the mountain.

Her body temperature had dropped to 64 degrees Fahrenheit, more than 30 degrees below normal (98.6), when rescuers reached her two hours after her husband called for help, according to Reuters.

"She looked as though she was dead," Argudo said in a statement. "But we knew that, in the context of hypothermia, Audrey had a chance of surviving."

Doctors used a machine that removed her blood, infused it with oxygen and then reintroduced it into her body, according to the BBC. They restarted her heart with a defibrillator after her body temperature reached 86 degrees, six hours after rescue workers were first contacted.

Schoeman, who has no memory of the six-hour ordeal, spent 12 days in the hospital and did not suffer any serious neurological damage. She even plans to start hiking again in the spring.

"I don't want this to take away that hobby from me," she told TV3.

'Miracle' woman survives six-hour cardiac arrest .
A British woman has made a full recovery after suffering a six-hour cardiac arrest caused by severe hypothermia © Courtesy Vall d'Hebron Hospital "Miracle" woman Audrey Schoeman survived a six-hour cardiac arrest after developing hypothermia while hiking during a snowstorm in the Spanish Pyrenees. -- a condition that doctors say also saved her life. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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