Archive - Jul 9, 2012 - SCA Article

Archive - Jul 9, 2012 - SCA Article

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Therapeutic Hypothermia Preserves Heart and Brain Function

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI--On the morning of June 10, 58-year-old Bill Van Vianen went for a routine run near his home at the picturesque Dodge Park in Sterling Heights; the beginning of a day that was to include watching his grandson compete in a sporting event.

But a little more than an hour later, the fitness buff and marathoner was admitted as a John Doe to Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township — the victim of a heart attack that he, and everyone close to him, found beyond inexplicable.

“I love to run, and fitness has been a big part of my life since high school,” said Van Vianen, who works as a mechanic for the U.S. postal Service.

“I eat right — I don’t eat red meat,” he said. “But now, I can’t even remember what happened to me.”

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