Doctors fear stroke could leave Joan Rivers ‘either a vegetable or in a wheelchair’ as they begin process to bring her out of coma

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 1st, 2014
I’m always checking for updates on Joan Rivers and according to Daily Mail, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, yesterday Sunday August 31st started the process of bringing her out of her medically-induced coma, but fear she could be left as ‘a vegetable’ or ‘needing a wheelchair’ as they battle to save her life. The waking-up process will take until tomorrow Tuesday September 2nd.

“There is real concern that the part of the brain that controls motor skills may have been compromised leaving her as either a vegetable or in a wheelchair,’ a source close to the family said

“Rivers would not want to live unless she could enjoy ‘a full and active life. … (She) would never want to be a burden on anyone’ another family friend said

The 81-year-old was having surgery on her vocal cords at a clinic in NYC when she suddenly stopped breathing during the procedure on Thursday August 28th.

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