Putting Heart Attacks on Ice

Scripps is Transforming Heart Medicine

Al Fields had a heart attack while running. He says he doesn’t remember much about that day. But when he woke up four days later at Scripps, he discovered his body had been cooled drastically – placed in therapeutic hypothermic state to help him heal. See how rapidly lowering body temperature can help patients survive.

Learn more about how Scripps is transforming medicine.

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