Damar Hamlin was released from a Buffalo hospital Wednesday after being transferred there earlier in the week from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, the Bills said.
The organization said Hamlin was admitted to Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute and underwent a «comprehensive medical evaluation, as well as a series of cardiac, neurological and vascular tests on Tuesday.»
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«We have completed a series of tests and evaluations, and in consultation with team physicians, we are confident that Damar can be safely released to continue his rehabilitation at home and with the Bills,» said Dr. Jamie Nadler. , care team leader. critical care physician and chief quality officer at Kaleida Health, in a statement through the team.
Hamlin’s clearance to go home comes just over a week since he suffered cardiac arrest on the field during the team’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bills said they needed to reset his heartbeat on the field.
BILLS’ DAMAR HAMLIN IS IN ‘GOOD MOOD’ AFTER BEING TRANSFERRED TO BUFFALO HOSPITAL, TEAM SAYS
Hamlin woke up days after being taken to the hospital and, by the end of the week, was alert and watching the Bills game Sunday against the New England Patriots from his bed. He was released from the Cincinnati hospital on Monday.
Dr. William A. Knight and Dr. Timothy Pritts held a news conference Monday to provide the latest and most optimistic update on Hamlin’s condition.
«He watched the game yesterday. When kick-off was run, he jumped up and down, got up out of his chair, I think he set off all the alarms in the UCI in the process, but he was fine. It was the appropriate thing to do.» reaction to a very exciting play,» Pritts revealed with a smile.
«He really enjoyed it and enjoys everyone’s support.»
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Hamlin’s condition is a sigh of relief for the Bills who will play the Miami Dolphins on Sunday in the wild-card round of the playoffs.
Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.