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    Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    Woman Survives Internal Decapitation
    Doctors Call 30-Year-Old Woman 'Medical Miracle'
    Mike Landess, 7NEWS Anchor

    A car crash in Nebraska on Jan. 25 threw Malloy up against the vehicle's dashboard. In the process, her skull became separated from her spine. The clinical term for her condition is called internal decapitation.

    "I remember the impact and then I had no control over my head," said Malloy. "I wasn't focused so much on the pain. I just kept thinking, 'I have to stay alive.'"...
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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    Ouch.

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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

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    Dr. Gary Ghiselli, a chiropractor at the Denver Spine Center, said Malloy's will to survive is what saved her.
    A chiropractor? What? Did she need a massage? Thats all chiropractors are good for anyway....

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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    Consider the odds of survival.
    The blow to the head was of sufficient force to break the bone but, the spinal cord remained intact.
    Survival occurs but is relatively rare.
    Lucky woman.
    Wonder if she was restrained or had an air bag?
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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    "jargomcfargo" wrote:
    Consider the odds of survival.
    The blow to the head was of sufficient force to break the bone but, the spinal cord remained intact.
    Survival occurs but is relatively rare.
    Lucky woman.
    Wonder if she was restrained or had an air bag?
    If her head hit the dashboard, then I am guessing that there was no air bag...maybe a seat belt was being worn though.
    Good luck to her in her quest for full recovery though!
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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    "cajunvike" wrote:
    "jargomcfargo" wrote:
    Consider the odds of survival.
    The blow to the head was of sufficient force to break the bone but, the spinal cord remained intact.
    Survival occurs but is relatively rare.
    Lucky woman.
    Wonder if she was restrained or had an air bag?
    If her head hit the dashboard, then I am guessing that there was no air bag...maybe a seat belt was being worn though.
    Good luck to her in her quest for full recovery though!
    My assumption is, she wore niether seat belt or had an airbag.
    I don't want to start an ongoing boring arguement here.
    I would just comment that seat belts and airbags truly save lives.
    I used to work as an ER physician and saw it first hand.
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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    WOW, she's lucky that did't kill her.

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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    Wow.
    I can't imagine the pain and agony she is going through.
    It's actually a very amazing story.

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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    Man, that's a bona fide miracle!
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    Re: Woman Survives Internal Decapitation

    wow thats like one of those stories you watch on "Real Stories of ER" or something. She has a lot of recovery to go through . I wish her the best.

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