Julian A NDE
performing an angioplasty on me, they had entered via radial, I was feeling
an intense pain in my chest and I was feeling the movement of the guide of
the angioplasty in all my arm and chest. I felt that it was better to relax
in order not to feel the pain. Suddenly, my sensation is like zapping, as if
somebody had changed the channel, I was in a place poorly lit with light in
the background, there were people but I couldnít precisely tell who they
were, it was like a reunion. I was feeling a calm and deep peace, no pain, I
was close to somebody but, I repeat, I didnít know who that was. Sharply,
they took me out of there, as if someone had changed the channel, I see the
cardiologist doing the external cardiac massage. And to tell you the truth,
I got scared there and I realized that I had had a cardiac arrest and I
asked the doctor. I really consider myself very fortunate to have a second
chance in this life.
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words?
Yes. I was
in a place of absolute calm, with people I didnít know, an impressive peace.
I was speaking with someone that I cannot precise and I donít remember what
I was saying. And suddenly they took me out of there. I woke up with the
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?
cardiologist that was performing the angioplasty told me that I had suffered
an a systole, or a cardiac arrest; that he
started to reanimate me immediately, I calculate that everything must have
been very fast since they administered me that atropine and the sinus rhythm
started. I consider myself very lucky to be alive.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I was always conscious.
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness
I was always conscious.
Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)? No
Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)? No
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Peace, intense peace, I would say thatÖ even a feeling of happiness, of being fulfilled, satiated.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? No
Did you see a light? Uncertain There was something more illuminated in the back from where I was. But it was not an intense light.
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes
people that I cannot tell precisely who they were. It was like a reunion.
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? No
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? No
Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? No
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? No
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? No
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you become aware of future events? No
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? No
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
Yes. I share
it all the time. I consider that God gave me another opportunity and that I
have to communicate it to the others.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was definitely real
I didnít notice a difference with the reality I live day by day.
How do you
currently view the reality of your experience:
Experience was definitely real
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience? no
Did the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes
Yes. I tried to be as clear as possible and I think that whatever I can contribute it would be useful since I am a doctor and I know I was dead. I know what it is an a systole (base line in ECG) and I know that I didnít hallucinate.