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What are the chances for my grandmother to recover after getting a stroke ?

Hie, my grandmother (65) has been in hospital for the past 365days. She is semiconscious, therefore cant eat by herself, can t speak. She is also diabetic and has hypertension . Doctor says scan is not conclusive and all he can confidently say is she had a series of little strokes . Is there hope for recovery or treatment or she will just lie in the hospital as long as she is alive. Please help with information
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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With such a condition for so long time the doctor has to explain the prognosis to relatives.if she had multiple infarcts in brain the chances of recovery r less also her diabetes n BP worsen the prognosis.but if she is breathing on her own without ventilatory support it is worth giving her chance to recover.plz understand that the treating doctor will b the best person to judge her prognosis .hope i cud help
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