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Stroke in the pons

My dad just had the worst stroke, they say it is in the pons. He is currently in a coma, they say his chances are close to 0% to recover. They weren't even able to do surgery because they said its already badly damaged. So now he lays in a coma, its been few weeks, he opens his eyes but he isn't able to see he doesn't follow finger. Could anyone educate me more about this?
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How is your Dad?  My Mom had a stroke in her pons 2.5 years ago, sadly she did not make it.  She was in a coma for a week and we took her off life support.  I am so sorry about your Dad?  How old is he?
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