The 81-year-old suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on her way to the hospital, sources said. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked. On the other hand, a sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart malfunctions and causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Dr Naresh Trehan and his team conducted an open heart surgery on her to remove the blockage. Recently, on the advice of Dr Seth, Sheila had gone to France for a minimally invasive surgical procedure that involved repairing the aortic valve which maintains blood flow through the heart.
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