An Ohio man who was declared dead for 45 minutes miraculously sprung back to life when his heart began beating on its own baffling doctors according to Friday, August 23 reports from the New York Daily News.
Tony Yahle, 37, was rushed to the hospital after his wife Melissa noticed he was breathing strangely and called 911. Emergency persons rushed Tony Yahle to the Kettering Medical Center on August 5 where doctors pronounced the young father dead for 45 minutes after attempts to stabilize his heart was unsuccessful, before realizing that his heart had begun miraculously beating again in its own.
"We looked at each other [and] we'd given him all the medicine we had in our code cart," Dr. Raja Nazir, Yahle's cardiologist told ABC News. "At some point, you have to call it off."
Cardiologist Dr. Raja Nazir stated:
“In the last 20 years, I’ve never seen anybody we have pronounced dead ... and then for him to come back ... I’ve never seen it.”
Tony Yahle is a 37-year-old diesel mechanic who's family was preparing for the worst and just about to view Tony's body when the heart monitor attached to Yahle began registering an irregular heartbeat again.
The family was about to view his body when his heart monitor started registering an irregular heartbeat again, Nazir told ABCNews.com.
Tony Yahle's teenage son Lawrence, 17 reveals he had come running into the room where Tony was after hearing of his father's death just at the same moment that his heart began beating with life again, shocking doctors and family members.
Lawrence Yahle, 17, was in the room when his father started showing signs of life again. 'Dad, you're not going to die today,' Lawrence had shouted moments earlier.
"It went from hopeless to hope in an instant."
Tony Yahle was immediately airlifted by chopper West Carrollton, Ohio, from to The Ohio State University medical center in Columbus, Ohio where he stayed for a total of five days following his bizarre medical incident.
Heart specialists have revealed that they are still baffled by Yahle's sudden heart issues and are not sure what may have caused the problem.
"Even the doctors are agreeing it’s a miracle," Yahle told ABC News after awakening 5 days later to hear the news of his ordeal.
"Nobody has any explanation except I had a lot of people praying for me and God moved that day," stated Tony Yahle.
Tony Yahle has returned to his home with a defibrillator in his chest and no other apparent damage, and reveals that he is planning to return back to work bright and early Monday morning.
Pure luck, or miracle what are your thoughts?
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