Devastation Hamelin “Making Steady Progress”. Here’s what we know about the Buffalo Bills player’s condition.

Hamelin’s devastation Buffalo Bills said in a statement Thursday, three days after the 24-year-old was released collapsed During a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Citing doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, the team said the player “has shown significant improvement over the past 24 hours.”

The bills were said Wed Security was in intensive care in critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Hamlin’s uncle, Dorian Glenn, spoke to reporters outside the University of Cincinnati Medical Center Tuesday night and said his nephew’s heart stopped twice, once on the field and again at CBS Hospital Chicago. You mentioned Charlie de Mar. Glenn also said that Hamlin did Lung damage He cannot breathe on his own. He said the player was receiving 100% oxygen from the ventilator, but this had dropped to only 50%.

“His lungs continue to heal and he is making steady progress,” the Bills said Thursday.

What happened at the Monday night football game?

With 5:58 left in the first quarter of the game, Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins, who was running the ball, hit Hamlin, 24, in the box with his helmet on the play. Hamlin dragged Higgins to the ground. Hamlin stood up immediately afterwards—but after a few seconds, he collapsed.

Medical staff attended Hamlin for 19 minutes in the field, the Associated Press reported, and Hamlin received both CPR and required an automated external defibrillator. CBS Sports reported He was placed on a stretcher, then put into an ambulance, where he was given oxygen, to be taken to hospital.

The remainder of the game between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals was postponed.

Invoices he said early Tuesday That Hamlin had suffered a cardiac arrest and his heartbeat was restored on the field, and he was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for further examinations and treatment. The team said he was sedated and listed in critical condition.

In Wednesday’s update, Team chirp Hamlin “remains in the intensive care unit in a critical condition with noticeable signs of improvement yesterday and overnight. He is expected to remain in intensive care as his healthcare team continues to monitor and treat him.”

fans crowd outside the hospital After Hamlin was injured, W.J Donate millions of dollars to Hamlin’s efforts to purchase Christmas toys for children from his hometown of Macy’s Rocks, Pennsylvania, outside of Pittsburgh.

What is “commotio cordis”?

While it’s not yet clear exactly what Hamlin experienced, CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agos said: Hamelin may have suffered from what is known as commotio cordisIt is an irregular heartbeat that occurs when a person receives a direct blow to the chest.

Nearly 30 cases of carditis occur in the United States each year, Agus said, including among minor league players who are hit in the chest with a ball.

Dr. David Agos on the devastation of Buffalo Bills’ Hamelin after he collapsed on the field


Agus described the condition as “heart confusion,” in which the heart muscle pumps erratically, and said the energy of the beat interfered with electrical signals in the heart, creating a new impulse known as ventricular fibrillation — a fast, irregular heartbeat that doesn’t pump blood to the brain. When that happens, Agus said the heart needs to be shocked again into a regular rhythm.

“That’s why defibrillators are on the sidelines of matches, to be able to use them to better shock the heart and get it back into a regular rhythm,” he said.

Agus said that every minute that blood flow to the brain is stopped increases the likelihood of serious consequences — including death.

“Every minute you wait increases your likelihood of dying by 10% – so the sooner you do that, the better,” he said.

There is a question as to whether Hamelin suffered any injury to his brain from his cardiac arrest. Agos said the faster they can start his heart, the more likely he is to recover quickly.

“People who don’t even know us are showing love and support and we are so grateful for that,” said Glenn, the player’s uncle. “I know these prayers help because he is definitely recovering…. God has a mission for him and that’s why he’s still here.”

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