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My husband is 61 just had a cardiac episode where he is sedated

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My husband is 61 just had a cardiac episode where he is sedated in ICU and they chilled his body.
The stented a right cornary artery and said no others are blocked. I also was told his heart function is 20%.
They're starting rewarming tonight and we'll see how he comes out of it.
What kind of quality of life is this giving him and what are the treatments?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
This means he had a cardiac arrest.
How was he before this?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
There is no way to know for sure how he will turn out
The cooling will help improve his prognosis though