Stroke/Basilar Artery Occulsion/Pontine Infarction/Locked In Syndrome
My 64yo dad recently had a stroke, diagnosed with a basilar artery occulsion and blockage of the pons with an unsuccessful thrombectomy. His current stroke team is saying he has Locked-in Syndrome due to a complete blockage of the artery and no other treatment is possible including surgery and medication. He is currently quadriplegic, trying to get off the ventilator but has full cognition and is communicating via limited eye movements and blinking.
Any advice on seeking a second opinion with Mayo Clinic or elsewhere? Or advice on the overall situation to keep my dad's care from losing priority and see more progress? Please and thank you!