Topic: Passion for life (11)


Brought back to life after 45 minutes of cardiac arrest

While waiting for a heart transplant at the Fortis Malar Hospital in Chennai, India, a 37 year old man suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Cardiac massage wouldn’t get the heart to start beating again, but then the medical team took the critical decision to put him on an ECMO treatment. After a total of 45 minutes in cardiac arrest the patient was amazingly brought back to life.

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When passion for life reaches beyond people

Our products and solutions sometimes fulfill even more purposes than help saving and improving people´s lives. One example comes from France, where Getinge has teamed up with the Beauval Zoo to enable care of more than 600 species of animals, every day.

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