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How does the heart beat during brain death

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Suggest tests to confirm brain death

Hi, Need Urgent help. One of my relative had an accident last week, his brain has been damaged 90% and was in coma since last 1 week, yday he was declared Brain Dead .He is on Ventilator and is in Hospital ...

Is it possible to recover from brain death?

My two year old nephew drowned about two weeks ago. He has little to no brain activity. We had decided to take him off of life support today. He is breathing on his own, but won't wake up. What does ...

What causes sudden death?

day. something happened during the night, but we don't know what. When I rolled her over ... did not have the heart to put my father thru and autopsy. Thank you for any help. ...

How common is death during childbirth?

Hello i am 38 weeke pregnant 2 prior pregnancies( vaginal deliveries) no history of geststional diabetes or high blood pressure . Have a fear of dying in labor

How common is death during childbirth?

I have had two identical pregnancies this third being the same as well. First labor 9 hours second labor 6 hours I am terrified of dying during labor this time it has been an overwhelming fear ...
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What is this brain death ?

, but he was unconscious.he was admitted to ICU and latter they declared him as brain death? what is this brain death ? ...

How long a person be normal after brain death ?

as soon as your brain stops working how long can you have activity like talking, movement, and responses? ...

Diabetic, low blood pressure, on ventilator. Cows valve replaced in heart. Brain death?

is my dad brain dead so to speak? just had a cows valve placed ,not sure where in his heart w/o complications, he s 72, diabetic,low blood pressure , etc.......just saw him, on ventilator ...

Does organ donation leave the body disfigured?

Hi doc, I would like to know more about brain death and organ donation. How can the doctors tell when a person s brain has died? Who can be a Donor? Does organ donation leave the body disfigured? ...

Which is defined death, when the heart stops beating or inactivity in brain ?

Which is defined death, when the heart stops beating or is it inactivity in the brain? Which is defined death, when the heart stops beating or is it inactivity in the brain? ...

Heart disease as reason of death

heart disease as reason of death--yet he was never diagnosed while living--how is that??? ...

Is a puncture to the heart an immediate death??

, but I m hoping that occured after death. Do you think his heart was punctured? Is that a very quick ... deal with it better if i knew he died an immediate death and did not suffer. He was already stiff, when ...

Death due to heart failure. How did patient not know that heart was failing?

had a heart attack and not known, i thought it was being taken care of he had stents and stuff in but three weeks ago during an angiogram he had heart failure and died, i have now heard later that only 4 ...

Open heart surgery, brain damage. Before death, foamed at mouth and gurgled. Why?

My husband, age 55 who had an open heart surgery this past April in the Cleveland Clinic, went ... to the brain for about 15 minutes & had brain damage . I kept him on resperators for 5 days while they ran 3 ...
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Pt. was in a coma for 48 hours. Pupils are non-responsive to light. I heard that this means there is no brain function. How true is that? Other explanations?
Hello! It is true. But there can be exceptions like intoxication etc. Other tests ate needed to define brain death. Hope to have been helpful!
A patient that was brain death was removed from life support and is breathing by himself. Will this person survive?
hi dear, there is no chance of survive if patient's brain is dead. so pt lives up to when he is on life support. as brain is the organ which controls the breathing if brain is dead breathing is not possible, Thank you
i have 8 brain mets egg hav have bcom worms nd are big in surjry cn cause brain dead and no radiatn therapy cn be takn. docs hav gvn 6 mnth lyf HELP plz
if you have not taken radiation therapy so far, radiation would definitely help. please understand that radiation will not cause brain death. forget about time frames and go ahead with therapy both radiation and chemo bravely
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