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I am sorry about your wife.
what happened to her to cauase her to be brain dead?
is she on a ventilator to breath for her?
are they giving her food through a tube?
what happened to her to cause her to be brain dead?
the deep part of the brain, the brain stem can keep the heart beating.
the deep brain tissue also keeps the body temperature. these findings don't mean she has higher brain functions.
what happens if they take her off of the ventilator? does she gasp for breath? if not, she can be brain dead.
it sounds like you are not willing to accept that she will not come back to life.
did they do a brain MRI or CT scan to see why she is brain dead?
did she have a bleed in her brain?
that makes no sense.
get a copy of the CT scan report. I would be happy to review it with you.
make sure they did the brain CT can with IV contrast.
ask her doctors to do a apnea test where they take her off of the ventilator and sees if she gasps for breath.
this is a test to check for brain death or not.
they should try to do a brain MRI scan which gives more information about the brain.
she probably still has brain waves on EEG.