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12:00 PM | November 07, 2012
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After he suffered a stroke in 2005, Tony Nicklinson developed locked-in syndrome, a rare condition that left the middle-aged Brit fully paralyzed from the neck down. He lived on, mentally alert but wholly incapable of taking care of himself. He could not walk, feed himself or brush his own teeth. Devastated when a British court refused [...]

Janjua N, Wartenberg KE, Meyers PM & Mayer SA (2005). Reversal of locked-in syndrome with anticoagulation, induced hypertension, and intravenous t-PA., Neurocritical care, 2 (3) 296-9. PMID:

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