Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Vinko from Croatia


Patient Name:Vinko Krajcar
Gender: Male
Age: 71
Nationality: Croatia
Admission Date: 2014 / 7/ 5
Discharge Date: 2014 / 7 / 28

Admission diagnosis:
l  Motor neuron disease G12.2
l  J45.9 Unspecified asthma

Approach: Stem Cell Transplantation, combine with TCM (traditional Chinese medicine).

History:he noticed a gradual weakening of muscle strength in the shoulder girdle and distally in the fists, normal strength in his leg muscles. He describes that he is clumsy with his hands. He finds it difficult to perform fine actions and objects fall out of his hand. The patient with gradually progressive development of muscle atrophy of the upper extremities the upper extremities muscle atrophy is pronounced and muscles of the lower extremities. He was diagnosed motor neuron disease in 2012.

Admission status before Stem Cell Transplantation: Vinko is humorous and lovely, 71-year-old person and we all love him. However, he is a patient who diagnosed as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, which made him lost his power in his arms, and also made him suffer from bowel problems. He also suffered from the asthma for decades, Oxygen inhalation needed frequently. He had a severe insomnia, depending on the sleep pills very night. But, our Vinko never complains about his unfair fate and his torturing disease, he is an optimist, and always happy like a child. We are so deeply impressed by his positive attitude.

Stem Cell Transplantation for 3 weeks

After admission, Stem Cell Therapy was given combined with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM such as acupuncture, cupping, massage and herbal medicine ). Vinko’s condition has improved, the course of treatment has completed at 28 July 2014.

Medical Condition after Stem Cell Transplantation

After 21 days’ hospitalization, he was satisfied with his treatment. Through the blood test results comparison between admission and discharge, patient’s immune function improved, many test items are back to normal, such as lymphocyte subsets NK cell number, helper t cell number, and the total protein is improved.

At present, his symptoms have improved significantly. He is hale and hearty. His symptom of asthma has disappeared. His muscle strength has increased in whole body, so he feels that he has gained the power again. He has more gripping strength and his legs can walk steadily. In combination with acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and herbal medicine, our Traditional Chinese Medicine has improved his sleep disorder. Last but not the leas, he can have his defecation by himself like a normal person without any help.

Vinko Krajcar was diagnosed ALS in 2012, had good treatment effect after Stem Cell therapy combined with TCM.

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