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Heart Vest Saves Man from Cardiac Arrest

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Dr. David Wood

Gerald Lawson admits he was “darn lucky” to survive his first heart attack. But he calls it “a miracle” that he’s alive to talk about his second and third heart attacks. He credits both God and a device called “LifeVest” with saving his life.

“The vest protects patients with a high risk of sudden cardiac death during the waiting period for an implantable device,” says interventional cardiologist Dr. David Wood. “It’s smart and really fills a need.”

Read the full story of how the LifeVest helped save Gerald Lawson’s life.