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Can someone in a medically induced coma have a heart while still in the medically induced coma?

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Can someone in a medically induced coma have a heart attack while still in the medically induced coma?
Posted Wed, 22 Aug 2012 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 3 hours later

Thanks for posting your query.

Yes, it is definitely possible for someone on medically induced coma to have a Heart attack.

It happens frequently in the ICU settings. I am sorry that someone is suffering this.

Please do write back for further clarifications, if required.

I wish him speedy recovery.

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