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What does PVS stand for?

PVS stands for Persistent Vegetative State


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e Judge told Toulouse: "Your Y haymaker punch caused the damage and left Rory in a persistent vegetative state and he has never regained consciousness.
According to the Mirror, although Schumacher is currently stable, doctors fear that due to Schumacher's severe brain damage, he may suffer from apallic syndrome, or persistent vegetative state, which happens when a patient with severe brain damage is in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness.
It is thought to be the first time that a judge has been asked to rule on whether life-supporting treatment should be withdrawn from a person who is not in a persistent vegetative state but is minimally conscious.
Englaro, 38, was seriously injured in a car accident in January 1992 and had been in a persistent vegetative state since then.