Patient Name: Stjepan
Admission Date: 2014 / 10 / 16
Discharge Date: 2014 / 11 / 06
- Motor neuron disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
Treatment: Stem Cell Treatment, combine with TCM (traditional Chinese medicine).
Admission status before Stem Cell Treatment:
Stjepan is a handsome boy, who comes from Croatia. He often shows us the Awesome Wheelchair Stu. Stjepan Rosandic has been suffering from limited mobility of lower limbs for one year and 9 months, and degenerated with weakness on left hand for 2 months. He has turned to ReLife International Medical Center to require Mesenchymal Stem Cells Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
He cannot stand up and walk independently, can walk several meters with the aid of crutches. He felt muscle weakness on the left hand. Since then, the patient was conscious, Shortness of breath appeared after long time activity with upper limbs’ supports. No problem with speaking and swallowing. Appetites, sleep and defecation were normal. The body weight had decreased by 10kg.
Stem Cell Therapy for 3 weeks
After admission, Stem Cell Therapy was given combined with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM such as acupuncture, cupping, massage and herbal medicine). Patient’s condition has improved, the course of treatment has completed at 6 Nov. 2014.
Medical Condition after Stem Cell Therapy
After 21 days’ hospitalization, He can stand up and practice walking with the aid of crutches. The patient was alert, normal spirit, good sleep at night; the range of motion on the upper limbs is normal. Left hand is difficult to twist thing, the power of gripping is normal. The muscle strength has improved compare with past. The shanks can raise further 45° on the sitting position, abduct to the left side 20 angle. Appetites, urination and defecation are normal. Physical Examination: general status, the muscle strength, muscle tension and tendon reflex on the upper limbs are as same as before the admission; the muscle strength on the left lower limb grade II- — II, the muscle strength on the right limb grade III-. The joint mobility is normal. Muscles atrophy obviously on bilateral lower limbs and buttocks
We are really happy for his improvement. Doctors are confident about his great improvements. This also inspires all the staff of the ReLife International Medical Center. All effort is worth it, as long as our patients feel satisfied.