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14 Year Old Athlete Saved after Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Plombières, Belgium

A young footballer, aged 14 from Pepinster, suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday during a game at Homburg near Plombiéres. A samaritan PAD, located at the sports facility, was immediately used and the boy was conscious again when transferred to the ambulance.

According to an article in Le Soir: “At the end of the game, a player from Pepinster collapsed …

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Church donation honors man’s brush with death

Church donation honors man’s brush with death Matt Krueger is promoting the widespread installation of devices like the one that saved his life in March. Read more

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HeartSine Recruits Athlete Saved by Defibrillator

HeartSine® Technologies (de.heartsine.com), the leading manufacturer of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), has recruited an inspirational swimmer who was saved by a defibrillator after experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).

Brian Duffield collapsed at the age of 40 in Tucson, Arizona, after a routine swimming workout in 2006.

A bystander ran for help and Brian was brought back to life with …

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Great Samaritan Awarded at Bay to Breakers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA — A survivor of sudden cardiac arrest and the great samaritan who saved his life ran the Bay to Breakers together again this year. In 2010, Ken Byk crossed the finish line and fell to the ground into cardiac arrest. At that same moment, Ruth and Andy Rogers crossed the finish line. Andy saw Ken go …

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Defibrillator Used Successfully to Save 65 Year Old Tennis Player from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The story of a 65-year old tennis player being rescued using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) shows that the investment in an AED can quickly pay off. Read the original article in English or German.

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Lingohocken Fire Company Receives PAD Donation after Recent Rescue at Fox Heath Farm

Your Safety Company and HeartSine Technologies donate a HeartSine samaritan® PAD to assist with fire company’s assistance to paramedics program for sudden cardiac arrests

Wycombe, PA (September 29, 2010) – While helping to save the life of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) victim is all part of the job for Lingohocken Fire Company Chief Greg Jakubowski of Wycombe, Penn., he …

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Golfer Saved at Conklin Players Club Golf Course

HeartSine Automated External Defibrillator at Conklin Players Club credited in lifesaving rescue

Conklin, NY (August 30, 2010) – Longtime golf partners Ray Gee and Bill Gorman have never known their leisurely Friday night golf league to hold quite so much drama. But, on August 13th, the 8th hole of Conklin

Players Club in Conklin, NY, became the scene of a …

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Defibrillator Saves GAA Spectator’s Life

A defibrillator presented to a GAA club by a primary school in Shannon helped save the life of a man on Saturday after he collapsed while watching his son play hurling. Read the article on Independent.ie.

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HeartSine® samaritan® PAD and Fast-Acting Fire Department Help Save a Life in Sweden

On October 13, staff from the Umeå, Sweden fire department were able to save the life of a person who had suffered from a cardiac arrest, using a recently-purchased automatic external defibrillator.

The department had purchased five HeartSine® samaritan® PAD defibrillators from ViaMedici in June of this year to properly equip its emergency vehicles. Last week, they got a chance …

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HeartSine® samaritan® PAD and Fast-Acting Fire Department Help Save a Life in Sweden

On October 13, staff from the Umeå, Sweden fire department were able to save the life of a person who had suffered from a cardiac arrest, using a recently-purchased automatic external defibrillator.

The department had purchased five HeartSine® samaritan® PAD defibrillators from ViaMedici in June of this year to properly equip its emergency vehicles. Last week, they got a chance …

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