'Miracle before our eyes': Damar Hamlin set to head home after being discharged from Buffalo hospital

'Miracle before our eyes': Damar Hamlin set to head home after being discharged from Buffalo hospital
Damar Hamlin was initially listed in critical condition as his heart had stopped following the cardiac arrest (Buffalo Bills, Buffalo3 sports Talk/ Twitter)

BUFFALO, NEW YORK: Damar Hamlin was discharged on Wednesday, January 11 from a Buffalo hospital, the Buffalo Bills announced in an "amazing update". It comes after nine days after he suffered cardiac arrest during an NFL game. Damar remained in the ICU after the tragic incident. He was transferred from the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center to Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute on Monday. 

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Hamlin, a 24-year-old Bills safety, collapsed after making a tackle during the January 2 'Monday Night Football' game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He was initially listed in critical condition as his heart had stopped and was resuscitated twice on the field before being taken to the hospital.

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On Monday, January, 9 he was shifted from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center to Buffalo General Medical Center from where he has been discharged now. Hamlin will head toward home for "rehabilitation." Buffalo bills shared, "Damar Hamlin has been discharged from Buffalo General Medical Centre."

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Bills' team added, "Hamlin was admitted on Monday and went through a comprehensive medical evaluation as well as a series of cardiac, neurological, and vascular testing on Tuesday." The update revealed, "Jamie Nadler, MD critical care physician and Chief Quality Officer at Kaleida Health, and care team lead for Hamlin said, "We have completed a series of tests and evaluations, and in consultation with the team physicians, we are confident that Damar can be safely discharged to continue his rehabilitation at home with the Bills."

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People reacted to the update by saying they had to wait nine days for this "miracle to happen." More said "Incredible news." Some just reacted with prayer and heart emoticons for such "great news." "The best news! What an amazing 9 days it's been to see this miracle happen before our eyes," a user said. One simply said, "Beautiful." "Love this," one more wrote. For others, it was nothing but "awesome" and "amazing".



 

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Earlier, when he was still in the hospital, Hamlin shared, "Not home quite just yet. Still doing & passing a bunch of tests. A special thank-you to Buffalo General itโ€™s been nothing but love since arrival! Keep me in yโ€™all prayers, please! #3strong."



 

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