People who were able to survive fatal injuries
The human body sometimes affects its resistance, despite the visual fragility. Impacts from falls from heights, road, rail and aviation accidents, a huge overload – all of these factors often produce a good chance for survival. Neither the cruelty of the environment or of a feeling of insignificance before the dangers of the planet or risky measures taken by ordinary people, not disturbed by these «lucky ones», which will be discussed in this article.
Man is half a head
In 2010 in the Internet appeared the photo of a man who’s missing half of the skull. His infernal appearance has spawned a community discussion about the real existence of such an individual. It turned out that K. Rodriguez, pictured in the photograph actually exists. Once in a car accident, he with the help of experts in the field of neuroplasticity and neuro-surgery survived and feels good even with such a terrible injury.
Decapitation from the inside
Another car incident brought to the clinic S. Malloy. Around her throat was closed one of the doors of the car. In the hospital it was discovered that the nerve endings that connect the back and the brain is almost broken. Clinic staff, it produced more than a dozen operating complex manipulations, which resulted in the girl not only survived, but was not even paralyzed. The only variance was the loss of sight left eye and disorders of speech functions.
Light from the hardware
Diane Odell was connected to the equipment, allowing you to breathe by artificial means, about sixty years. Portable devices could not be integrated as a woman in three years had polio. It should be noted that her life was quite eventful. She graduated from University and managed to release the author’s book, until the end of the zero years the machine has not malfunctioned, which led to the death.
The injured brain: a serious, but not fatal
F. gage was the first man who successfully underwent surgery in neurosurgery. In the first half of the 19th century, he incorrectly calculated the time of combustion of the cord from the dynamite. The shock wave shoved a steel rod into his head, breaking the skull. Doctors with complicated operating manipulation extracted from the brain of a man about thirty pieces. After 6 months, gage has again become a normal member of society.
Fraction of atoms in the head
In the late 70-ies of the researcher physicist came under the device that accelerates the particles, later describing the feeling as a flash of a thousand suns. The protons went through the man’s head at light speed, and he even felt no pain. Everything is limited by a paralysis of the face on the left side.
An hour in the icy water
M. Funk, when she was two years old, fell into the frozen stream near the house. The child was found an hour later. A local doctor was subjected to direct heart massage brought her to her senses. It is worth noting that the brain has not undergone extinction due to the low temperature that worked as antifreeze.
Last year the rider from Italy has been in a terrible accident and was admitted to the hospital with sudden symptoms: Heartbeat was slow and regular stops. The tests showed that the body turned to the right at a right angle. Transformation were able to pay, and the guy stayed alive.
Brush after amputation
A resident of Denmark D. A. Sorensen remained without a hand in the first half of the last decade. Eleven years later, the doctors created a system based on electrodes. Connecting it to the shoulder nerves, they gave him the opportunity to feel the objects.