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How long one can live after a massive heart attack with a cardiac arrest?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Life

Many many years with expert evaluation and follow up.
Very important is the follow up with your md.

In brief: Life

Many many years with expert evaluation and follow up.
Very important is the follow up with your md.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Very Individual

The answer is completely individual depending upon the extent of the damage that was done to the heart muscle, the age of the person and their other medical conditions.
Sustaining a cardiac arrest during a heart attack simply indicates there was a period of electrical instability and does not worsen the prognosis. Even with massive heart attacks the survival can be decades long with best care.

In brief: Very Individual

The answer is completely individual depending upon the extent of the damage that was done to the heart muscle, the age of the person and their other medical conditions.
Sustaining a cardiac arrest during a heart attack simply indicates there was a period of electrical instability and does not worsen the prognosis. Even with massive heart attacks the survival can be decades long with best care.
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Best care

I completely agree with dr. Radwaner.\ best care is important to improve survival after a massive heart attack.
Very important to follow your doctor's recommendation.

In brief: Best care

I completely agree with dr. Radwaner.\ best care is important to improve survival after a massive heart attack.
Very important to follow your doctor's recommendation.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Thank
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