The New Concept of Unconsciousness and Mechanism of Vegetation

  • Nariyuki Hayashi
  • Dalton W. Dietrich


Damage to the dopamine A10 central nervous system can easily result in damage to intelligence, personality, and cause memory disturbances [12,20]. In previous clinical reports about effective pharmacological treatment of the vegetative state, memory, cognition, and aphasia were associated with the replacement of dopamine. These reports are summarized in Table 80. All of these reports suggest interrelationships between the dopamine nervous system and vegetation [2, 3, 4, 5, 6,10,14, 15, 16, 17, 18].


Median Nerve Dopamine Release Vegetative State Severe Brain Injury Memory Disturbance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nariyuki Hayashi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dalton W. Dietrich
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Nihon University Emergency Medical CenterTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Emergency and Critical Care MedicineNihon University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Cell Biology and AnatomyUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.The Miami Project to Cure ParalysisMiamiUSA

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