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A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET) is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness.
Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study.
According to a new study, a patient who was seemingly in a vegetative state and lacked the ability to move or speak actually exhibited signs of what the researchers refer to as 'attentive awareness.'
Research gives insight into possible rehabilitation of some patients.
A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower chance of recovery.
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