The 12-year-old suffering from a cardiac arrest during a cross-country run in Vittorio Veneto (Treviso) is hospitalized in the intensive care of cardiac surgery at the Treviso hospital. Doctors currently do not reserve the prognosis, even if it is considered positive that the heart has resumed function already during first aid.
The boy, according to the executives of the belonging sports club, the Fiamme Oro Padova, had regularly passed the sports fitness visits for competition. He had been enrolled in the Fiamme Oro for about and months, and previously I had done sport at a competitive level. The 12-year-old’s father was also attending the race. The speed and quality of aid was fundamental, the managers themselves underline.
On the edge of the competition field there were two ambulances – although the regulation provides for one – and one of these was equipped with doctors and resuscitation. The young man received first aid with a defibrillator, with an automatic external massager, a device that helps doctors in cardiac resuscitation operations, an activity that continued during the helicopter flight to the Ca ‘Foncello hospital.