Bobbi Kristina Brown: ‘Chances Of Recovery’ Analyzed Amid ‘Near Death’ Claims

Bobbi Kristina Brown was placed in a medically induced coma over a month ago. Although many news reports have claimed the 22-year-old is near death, her father refuses to accept that possibility. Now, a new report suggests there may be some chance of recovery. How is that possible? Apparently, Bobbi Kristina’s age could make a big difference.

In a new report published by the New York Daily News, doctors have reportedly weighed in with a number of theories about how a person’s age can raise the chances of recovery. Dr. Rafael Ortiz, director of the Center for Cerebrovascular Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, recently discussed a theory about the impact of age in situations similar to Bobbi Kristina’s.

“In someone young we definitely give her a chance to recover as much as possible, so it is not surprising that they’re keeping her sedated for a long time,” Dr. Ortiz said.

Last week, reports surfaced about the family’s attempt to take Bobbi Kristina out of the medically induced coma. Unfortunately, she reportedly suffered a series of seizures as a result of the attempt. As previously reported on Inquisitr, the seizures are considered a major setback because the disruption in neural activity is said to cause more swelling. Now, there is a possibility Bobbi Kristina could spend several more weeks on life support in a medically induced coma. Although Dr. Ortiz’s theory does offer a glimmer of hope, most news outlets have reported that Bobbi Kristina’s condition has not changed, and her prognosis is still grim.

A couple days ago, her aunt, Pat Houston, released a statement on behalf of the Houston family. Bobbi Kristina is still fighting for her life. While it is almost certain Bobbi Kristina will not make a full recovery, there is a strong possibility she could regain minimal bodily functions for a vegetative state.

“Today is Bobbi Kristina’s 22nd birthday. And we ask you to continue to keep her in your prayers as she is still fighting the battle of her life.”

No further details have been released about Bobbi Kristina Brown, the criminal investigation or her condition.

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