Mumbai: SSC student dies of heart attack

SSC exams have commenced from today across the state. Before the exams, an unfortunate incident has shook Mumbai. Yes! You have heard it right, a student passed away before appearing for his exams. KEM hospital doctors suspect that he died of a heart attack


  • Rutvik Ghadsi, studying in 10th standard of Shishu Vihar School, Dadar, Mumbai, studied and slept on Wednesday night.
  • He didn’t wake up in the morning. When the family tried to wake him up he didn’t respond. Owing to which, he was rushed to the KEM Hospital where he was brought dead.
  • The doctors declared him dead on arrival.
  • Post mortem has been carried out and the body has been handed over to the relatives.

As per the information received by My Medical Mantra, Rutvik who resides with his mother and 2 sisters in Adarshnagar area, Prabhadevi, was gearing up for his SSC exams.

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Prakash Javale, Rutvik’s uncle said, “Rutvik was taken to the KEM Hospital in an unconscious state. Where the doctors declared him dead. Doctors said that the death has occur due to heart attack. Post mortem has being done. The report will be received after a month.”

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Avinash Supe, dean of KEM Hospital said, “He was brought dead to KEM Hospital at around 1:50 am. The post mortem was performed today morning. And the body is handed over to the relatives. Though, we suspect that he died of heart attack.”

Dr Nagesh Waghmare Patil, consulting intervention cardiologist at Bombay Hospital and associate professor at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals said, “Standard 10th student suffering from a heart attack is rare. There are two mains for suffering an attack, at such a young age those are channelopathy and cardiomyopathy.”

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