He was taken to SIMS hospital in Vadapalani on Friday morning after suffering a severe heart attack.

Actor Vivekh, who suffered a serious heart attack on Friday, died early Saturday morning (4:35 a.m.), hospital sources said. He was 59 years old.

He was taken to SIMS hospital in Vadapalani on Friday morning after collapsing at his home. It was relaunched and was hooked up to an ECMO on Friday.

Fans and the public wait to pay their respects to actor Vivekh near his residence in Saligramam, Chennai on Saturday, April 17, 2021. | Photo credit: Velankanni Raj

Dr Raju Sivaswamy, vice president of medical services, SIMS, said Vivekh had been put on ionotropic support, to help the heart beat, but from around 2 a.m. on Saturday his health began to decline. and the blood pressure was not holding. . “The resuscitation itself, after arriving at the hospital, took about 45 minutes. There is a condition called reperfusion injury which could occur after this procedure, and cause tissue damage, when the blood returns to the patient. ‘organ. He couldn’t survive that injury, “he said.

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