The man who lived for two days without a heart


It was one hot summer day in the middle of July and John Doe was out mowing his lawn. As he was finishing up, he suddenly felt a sharp pain in his chest and collapsed to the ground. John was rushed to the hospital where doctors discovered that he was in cardiac arrest. They quickly performed CPR and were able to revive him. However, they told John that his heart was so damaged that it would need to be replaced with a new one.

Since John was healthy in every other way, doctors decided to try an experimental procedure where they would put John into a medically induced coma and connected him to a machine that would do the work of his heart. Amazingly, the procedure worked and John remained alive and well for two days without a heart.

On the third day, a donor heart became available and John underwent surgery to have it transplanted. He woke up from the surgery with no memory of the two days he spent without a heart and is now living a normal, healthy life.

This incredible story proves that the human body is truly amazing and that modern medicine can do wonders. It also shows the importance of organ donation and how one person can literally save another person’s life.

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