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Pathophysiology Of Anoxic Brain
Could you tell me if someone is in an anoxic brain a coma does that mean they're in a 'vegetative state'?
Possibly: It depends on the level of coma. ( there are several) if they do not at all interact with their environment, it is most likely they may remain in that vegetative state. It also depends on the age of the patient. Children will sometimes improve. A very complex question with more information needed to give a really good answer. ...Read more
My cousin has anoxic brain injury during MRI now he is on ventilator what is the prognosis of getting well?
Can you re-write me a prescription for Xanax 2mg XR, since my anoxic brain injury which was in March they cut me off and my life is just getting worse?
Need diagnosis for 15 yr. Old son. School thinks may have autism, ocd, anoxic brain damage? Have never been able to get diagnosis. What doc to go to?
School saying Help!: An evaluation by a team - dbpede, neurologist, neuropsychologist, child psychiatrist, et al will establish both categorical & etiologic diagnoses & provide recommendations for medical, educational, behavioral & social/adaptive interventions to help your son function to the best of his ability in his transition to adulthood. Idea requires the school to pick a category for services & they need help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can 5 weeks of pulmonary hypertension (as well as a few other diagnoses) lead to moderate anoxic brain injury? A patient in his early 50's receives diagnosis of mssa- causing pulmonary hypertension, chf, aortic valve regurgitation, a stretched mitral valv
Endocarditis: Anoxic brain injury can occur after cardiac arrest. The heart disease you mention could lead to cardiac arrest but you did not mention this in your history. I am concerned about endocarditis, infection of the heart valve, with history of mssa bacteremia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mama was in an accident and left brain damaged due to lack of oxygen 2 years ago. Will she ever be mama again?
The chances are poor: After 2 years it is unlikely there will be much further improvement in cerebral function after an anoxic event.However where there's life there's hope. ...Read more
My niece was without oxygen for about 5 minutes was brought back but is now comatose for 13 days now she has brain damage and had EEG had 7 seizures?
Hypoxic encephal.: The hypoxia has likely resulted a secondary brain injury, and depending on age, the extent of recovery will be unknown for some time. The seizures are not unexpected and will need control, but likely not to be a long-term challenge. Have a neurology consult, provide supportive care, and hope for the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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