Doctor: Ohio man revives 45 minutes after heart stops

Southwest Ohio doctors say they

MGN Online

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) - Southwest Ohio doctors say they're stunned by a man who revived 45 minutes after his heart stopped beating and he was declared dead.

Doctors say presumed-dead diesel mechanic Tony Yahle was being prepared by nurses to be seen by his family when he began to show signs of life. They say he fully awoke at the hospital five days later.

The 37-year-old West Carrollton resident's cardiologist, Dr. Raja Nazir, says he's been a topic of discussion among doctors.

The Dayton Daily News on Tuesday reported teenager Lawrence Yahle says he spoke to his father as he lay dead and told him he wasn't going to die that day.

The teen says his father revived shortly after. He says he "went from hopeless to hope in an instant."

Tony Yahle says "nobody really has an explanation."

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 220764561 - wkyt.com/a?a=220764561
Gray Television, Inc.