LifeVest delivers lifesaving jump-start to the heart

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Posted: February 4, 2013

The Winchester Star

Robert Wilt II was wearing a LifeVest defibrillator when his heart stopped working in March 2012. He is holding the monitor. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Dr. Ejaz Khan, a Winchester cardiologist specializing in electrical impulses that control the heart, often prescribes LifeVests for his patients who need a temporary defibrillator.

Winchester — The electrical jolt that blasted Robert Wilt II from a sound sleep and lifted his body from his bed also saved his life.

Wilt, 40, had on a LifeVest, a wearable defibrillator…



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