Vegetative-state patient responds to therapy
A man in France has regained some degree of consciousness after being in a vegetative state for 15 years. Doctors treated the 35-year-old, injured in a car accident, with an experimental therapy that involved implanting a nerve stimulator into his chest.
Vegetative-state patient responds to experimental therapy after 15 years
After 15 years in vegetative state, man responds to nerve stimulation
Patient in coma for 15 years shows signs of life after breakthrough