Sunday, May 20, 2012

Doc, I have a stabbing pain in my chest

Talk about lucky.

Go out and buy some lottery tickets, Man!

Man's defibrillator stops knife during attack
Associated Press -

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man's implanted heart defibrillator may have saved his life in an unexpected way — by stopping a knife.

San Diego police say the 57-year-old got into an argument with an acquaintance early Thursday near some elevators at the trolley station for the Fashion Valley shopping mall.

Police say the acquaintance pulled a folding knife and stabbed the man in the chest. The knife hit the man's defibrillator, a device that shocks the heart if it gets dangerously out of rhythm.