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Should a pregnant woman stay on respirator?
(CNN) -- Is Marlise Munoz "nothing more than an empty shell," as her husband says, contending she's been brain dead since November and should be left to rest in peace?
Or is she and the fetus inside her worth sustaining using devices like a respirator and ventilator, as a Texas hospital has done?
Those overarching, complicated questions could be answered Friday, when lawyers for Munoz's family square off in court with those representing Fort Worth's John Peter Smith Hospital.