Man pronounced dead 'wakes up minutes before autopsy'


An Indian man who was medically certified dead after his car crashed reportedly work up a few minutes before pathologists carried out an autopsy on his remains.
According to reports, the post-mortem examination on Himanshu Bharadwaj, was just about to start, when his examiners detected a pulse.
Bharadwaj had sustained serious injuries, following the car accident. A worsened condition saw the doctors first pronouncing him ‘brain-dead, and later medically dead. 
His corpse was moved to the mortuary, where it was to stay overnight until the autopsy in the morning, reports Daily Bhaskar
Dr C Gedam of the Chhindwara District Hospital said the man continues to be brain dead and still needs treatment, telling News 18:
The man was declared brain dead and upon his arrival at Chhindwara hospital his respiration was dysfunctional and the pulse was also missing. However, his respiratory organs began responding this morning.
At times, in brain-dead patients, the heart and the respiratory system stop functioning transiently, which seems to be the case here. Himanshu is still brain dead. Thus, we have referred him to Nagpur due to lack of sufficient facilities locally.
The publication reports that large crowds are gathered outside in protest, accusing the hospital of negligence. 
Meanwhile, Bharadwaj's family are thanking a "miracle". 


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