A man was declared "brain dead" after suffering an apparent stroke that left him completely unconscious in his home in Nebraska, USA. In the face of this scenario, his children followed the advice of the specialists and authorized him to disconnect him from medical equipment. But at all, the patient continued to breathe on his own and against all the odds he recovered, AP reported Friday.
"They told us he was on his way to brain death, so we said goodbye before extubation, all screens were turned off and we waited on his side, "said the patient's daughter, Preston Marr.
Surprisingly, Scott held Marr, 61, his vital signs and woke up to everyone's astonishment, though The doctors had claimed he would never recoverwhich his relatives should begin preparing for the funeral.
"I was almost dead and they didn't think I would survive at all."
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Immediately, the PhD ordered new studies, and it was determined that Scott did not actually have a stroke, as it was originally thought, but that I suffered from a rare disease called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, which can be treated. It was the severe swelling of the back of the brain that led to a misdiagnosis.
This rare pathology "is often due to high blood pressure, but there are many things that can cause it," said Dr. Rebecca Runge.
Now Scott Marr, a former basketball player, has been given the nickname "miraculous man"Based on his successful recovery before a scenario that only allowed him to wait for death. Finally, this afternoon, he published a video in which he could appreciate his good health and thank all those who have followed the case and supported his recovery process.