Patient Name: Ivanka

OVERVIEW

 

Patient Name: Ivanka

 

Gender:      Female

 

Age: 59

 

Nationality: Croatia

 

Days Admitted to Hospital: 17 days

 

Treatment: Stem Cell Therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Supportive Treatment.

 

Diagnosis:

  1. Progressive exacerbation spastic paraplegia;
  2. Postoperation tongue squamous epithelial cell cancer
  3. Hypertension;

 

History

 

Our patient Ivanka who comes from Croatia, has been suffering from progressive exacerbation spastic paraplegia. The limited mobility of her lower extremities had been progressing for over 6 years. Her symptoms are muscular weakness on her right lower limb, accompanied with intermittent muscle spasm, but no obvious pain and abnormal sensation. She turned to ReLife International Medical Center for Mesenchymal Stem Cells(MSCs) Therapy and traditional Chinese medicine(TCM).

 

Medical Condition before Stem Cell Treatment

 

The patient develops normally. She was sane. She had normal appearance, natural looking, active position, conscious, clear articulation, slow speech, cooperated with doctors while getting physical examinations. Her lungs demonstrated clear breath sounds but no rhonchi or rales. Her heart had a regular rate and rhythm without murmurs, rubs or gallops. Heart rate was 103 beats / min. Her abdomen was soft, with liver and spleen not felt. Muscle strength of neck was grade V, and that of upper limbs was grade IV+; and that of lower limbs was grade III; muscle tone of her extremities was normal; Grip strength test of hands was: R:15.2 Kg、L:9.8Kg; Bilateral biceps, triceps reflexes were present and normal, and bilateral patellar tendon reflexes were normally present. Bilateral Ahilles tendon reflexes were present and normal. Bilateral Babinski sign was positive. Klinefelter sign was negative. Bilateral palm jaw reflex was negative; Deep sensibility of extremities was normal, as well as topesthesia.

 

Stem Cell Treatment & TCM for 17 Days

 

After admission, several medical protocols were applied, including: MSC (Mesenchymal Stem Cell) Therapy combined with Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture, Chinese massage, Chinese herbal soup) and Supportive Treatment.

 

Medical Condition after Stem Cell Treatment

Her speech has got back to normal speed. The muscle strength of both lower extremities increased than before her admission. Neck muscle strength was grade V, muscle strength of both upper limbs is grade IV-V, both lower limb muscle strength is grade Ⅳ-. Muscle tone of her extremities was normal; Grip strength test of hands was: R:16.1 Kg、L:12.0Kg; Bilateral biceps, triceps reflexes were present and normal, and bilateral patellar tendon reflexes were normally present. Bilateral Ahilles tendon reflexes were present and normal. Bilateral Babinski sign was positive. Klinefelter sign was negative. Bilateral palm jaw reflex was negative; Deep sensibility of extremities was normal, as well as topesthesia.