near-death experience

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the experience of being close to death but surviving

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The investigators defined the "Lazarus phenomenon" as a decrease in the National Institutes of Health stroke scale (NIHSS) score by at least 50% within the first 24 hours after treatment.
Lazarus phenomenon patients improved a median of 10 points during the first 24 hours.
Although intra-arterial treatment has a longer time window than the 0- to 3-hour standard for intravenous treatment with clot-busting drugs, time to treatment was one of three significant factors favoring the Lazarus phenomenon in a multivariate analysis.
His revival was due to rare "Lazarus Phenomenon", his wife was told.
Hefailed to realise Mr Parry, a former builder, was experiencing a rare medical event called the Lazarus phenomenon.