A medical team in Najran (southern Saudi Arabia) was able, on Wednesday, 6th Septembe, to perform an urgent surgical procedure to save the life of a nine-month-old pregnant patient whose heart stopped for a period of 3 minutes during a c-section.
Saudi Health confirmed that the cardiac anesthesia team at Prince Sultan Cardia Center in the Maternity Hospital admitted a patient suffering from cardiomyopathy.
Clinical Examination showed a high heartbeat rate which caused her heart to stop for 3 minutes. The team immediately starts an ECT to save her life at the very last minute.
When her condition stabilized, she was taken to the operation room for a c-section, thereof she delivered her baby in a healthy condition.