Is Fabrice Muamba pronounced dead?

Is Fabrice Muamba pronounced dead?

Referee Howard Webb called off the match as Bolton manager Owen Coyle and captain Kevin Davies accompanied Muamba to the London Chest Hospital. For 78 minutes that afternoon, Fabrice Muamba’s heart did not beat. The Bolton midfielder was technically dead.

How many times was Muamba shocked?

Muamba was taken to the London Chest Hospital on the evening of March 17 with a slim chance of survival. Tobin says he couldn’t see any recovery being possible at that point and you can understand why. Muamba received a total of 15 shocks before his arrival, but to no avail.

How long did Muambas heart stop for?

Muamba suffered a heart attack in March 2012 during the FA Cup quarter-final between Bolton and Tottenham. His heart stopped for 78 minutes.

How long was Muamba unconscious?

He joined Bolton Wanderers in 2008. In March 2012, Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest during a televised FA Cup match between Bolton and Tottenham Hotspur, from which he recovered despite his heart having stopped for 78 minutes.

Did Fabrice Muamba play football again?

Fabrice Ndala Muamba (born 6 April 1988) is an English retired professional footballer and coach who played for Arsenal, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers as a central midfielder. Following medical advice, he announced his retirement from professional football in August 2012.

How did they save Fabrice Muamba?

Bolton’s doctor later confirmed that the midfielder had received defibrillator shocks both on the pitch and in the ambulance, but that his heart had stopped for 78 minutes. By March 19, Muamba’s heart was beating without medication and he was able to move his limbs.

Did Muamba brain damage?

It was perhaps the most public cardiac arrest in history, as well as one with the most miraculous ending: Muamba may no longer be able to play professional soccer, but he is alive. And, perhaps most astonishing of all, he did not suffer any significant brain damage. Doctors aren’t sure why Muamba’s heart stopped.