SANTA BARBARA, CA - An unidentified elderly man attending a $250-a-plate Cardiologist Ball suffered a heart attack and collapsed from cardiac arrest. Fortunately for him, he was in a room full of heart doctors.
Dr. Richard Westerman, a cardiologist who assisted in reviving the man stated, "If you have to go down, that was the place, I guess." The man reportedly had no pulse or blood pressure. Several physicians immediately worked to successfully revive him.
Santa Barbara City Councilman Brian Barnwell, who was in attendence said, "It looked like he was a goner." The doctors administered CPR and an ambulance transported the man to a local hospital where he recovered from the incident.