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How does the heart beat during brain death

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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 ........surgery w/o complications, he s 72, diabetic,low blood pressure , etc.......just saw him, on ventilator ...
 

Can strokes cause brain death?

or he had another stroke. Anyway, now they say it affected his brain stem and he is brain dead ... is starving to death. All his organs at this point are functional. Is that normal? ...
 

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? ...
 

Would smoking meth to severe asthma attack?

in brain death. We were told by the people she was with that she was having breathing difficulty ... or withdrawl symptoms for the first couple of days during her coma...when the jerking stopped the Dr. claimed ...
 

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 ...
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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 long after death can organs be transplanted?

how long after death can organs be transplanted? Do organs like the heart, kidney , always die immediately or can they sometimes be saved? Please give details on individual organs ...
 

Closed eyes, non responding, no pulse. How long would it take for a blood clot to travel from heart to brain?

How long would it take for a blood clot to travel from leg to heart, from heart to brain? Husband ... seconds later, then nothing. Death. No wrist nor carotid pulse, no breathing, AICD did NOT activate. ...
 

82 years old diagnosed with periventricular leukoencethal. Could it cause death?

it in relations to the white matter around the brain. The research talks most about children not elderly people. Can you tell me what to expect and if this could cause death. I really want to know how concerned I ...
 

Suffering from congestive heart failure, extreme abdominal edema and shortness of breath. Will this lead to death?

My mother is in advanced congestive heart failure . She has extreme abdominal edema and shortness of breath with any activity at all. At last check six months ago her heart function was about 15%. She is 95 ...
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i have 8 brain mets egg hav have bcom worms nd are big in size.so 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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