A persistent vegetative state was a condition of patients with severe brain damage in whom coma has progressed to a state of wakefulness without detectable awareness. A good example of this is the case of Tay Vanis, a rebel who, after being tortured by Darth Vader, was left in a vegetative state of mentality.
- Imperial Commando: 501st (Indirect mention only)
- Star Wars 80: Ellie
- Fate of the Jedi: Ascension (Indirect mention only)
- Persistent vegetative state on Wikipedia