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Nectome’s plan is to connect terminal patients to life support, put them under with anesthesia, and then fill the body with a chemical embalming cocktail through the carotid arteries while the customer is still alive.
Green's injuries were extensive: a fractured skull, a cut to the carotid artery, internal bleeding and subsequent strokes.
The bullet charges through her neck on the right, explodes her carotid artery, and exits just under her left eye through her cheekbone.
She had been stabbed once in the neck, which severed her jugular vein and carotid artery, the Post reports.
The surgery required full anesthesia and was more invasive than normal because the location of the incision was so close to the jugular vein and carotid artery.
The typical response when placed in a choke hold is to bring your chin down and protect your neck and carotid artery.
The technique, a choke that’s meant to cut off blood flowing to the brain through the carotid arteries on either side of the neck, has many variations in jiujitsu, combat sambo, judo, and catch wrestling.
Fletcher survived with a serious neck wound that broke his jaw bone and came within millimeters of his carotid artery.
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