cardiac arrest Archives
Medical student’s life saved by quick action of classmates
Sep. 22, 2022—Daniel Ragheb's Vanderbilt University School of Medicine classmates came to his rescue after Ragheb experienced sudden cardiac arrest while the group was playing basketball.
Polymer protection for heart muscle
Dec. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers demonstrate that the polymer P188 has promise as a therapy to prevent reperfusion injury — the cellular damage that occurs when blood flow returns after an ischemic event like a heart attack.
AED training plays key role in reviving young athlete
Sep. 9, 2020—A one-hour training session helped give Taylor Frost, 16, a lifetime of possibilities. On Aug. 12, Frost, a member of the Jonathan Edwards Classical Academy cross country team, collapsed. Within minutes his coach and other responders from the Nashville school went into action.
VUMC receives portion of $14 million AHA award to study arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest
Jun. 26, 2019—VUMC receives more than $3.7 million from the American Heart Association to study cardiac arrhythmia and sudden cardiac arrest