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Can someone live for morre than 5 years ina coma?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes.

But with no quality of life and at great expense to society and family.

In brief: Yes.

But with no quality of life and at great expense to society and family.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
The record is 21 years -- an adult was kept going in Nebraska by some well-intentioned people who wanted to prove a point, very expensively. At autopsy, there was no recognizable brain tissue.
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