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Brief Report: A Near-Death Experience with Veridical Perception Described by a Famous Heart Surgeon and Confirmed by his Assistant Surgeon ; Journal of Near-Death Studies ; JNDS, Volume 31, Number 3

Rivas, Titus ; Smit, Rudolf H.

Journal of Near-Death Studies, 31(3), International Association for Near-Death Studies, pp. 179-186 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Brief Report: A Near-Death Experience with Veridical Perception Described by a Famous Heart Surgeon and Confirmed by his Assistant Surgeon ; Journal of Near-Death Studies ; JNDS, Volume 31, Number 3
  • Author/Creator: Rivas, Titus ; Smit, Rudolf H.
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Near-Death Experiences -- Periodicals ; Death -- Periodicals ; Parapsychology -- Periodicals ; Brief Reports ; Death ; Near-Death Experiences ; Afterlife ; Anecdotes ; Business, Economics And Finance - Medicine - Doctors ; Case Studies
  • Is Part Of: Journal of Near-Death Studies, 31(3), International Association for Near-Death Studies, pp. 179-186
  • Description: : The professional near-death literature contains cases in which near-death experiencers reported that during their experiences (NDEs), they perceived phenomena in the material world that, based on the condition and position of their physical bodies, they should not have been able to perceive, and yet these perceptions were subsequently verified as accurate. Only a few of these cases of apparently non-physical veridical perception during NDEs have been carefully researched. In this article, we report a case described originally by cardiac surgeon Lloyd Rudy in a YouTube Internet video. We describe pour process of following up exhaustively on all avenues of investigation available to us and our conclusion that this case is among the most evidential in which perceptions during an NDE were confirmed as completely accurate by objective observers.
  • Identifier: ISSN: 0891-4494