Dead For 40 Minutes: Man Brought Back To Life After Being Dead For 40 Minutes


Evan Schwartz / May 14, 2013

Dead for 40 minutes, but still survives? Sounds incredible, but it actually happened.

An Australian man dead for 40 minutes was brought back to life via a lifesaving new CPR technique. After suffering a heart attack, the man was dead for 40 minutes but revived with an autopulse, a new machine designed for dealing with cardiac trauma victims.

Learn how he was able to survive being dead for 40 minutes in the video.