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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Stefanija from Croatia

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OVERVIEW
Patient Name: Stefanija
Gender: Female
Age: 57
Nationality: Croatian
Days Admitted to Hospital: 23 days
Approach: Stem Cell Transplantation, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Supportive Treatment.
Diagnosis:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Sleep disorders;
Hypertension level 3, high risk;
Coronary atherosclerotic heart disease: exertional angina;

History
Our patient Stefanija is a 57- year-old beautiful lady, coming from Croatia, who suffered from ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).  She had been diagnosed with ALS in 2013. Before she came to ReLife International Medical Center, her medical condition was terrible. The strength of her arms has been disappearing, so it is hard for her to lift her arms. Her right hand fingers are crawled. Her legs have lost the ability of movement. She was trapped in the wheelchair all day long. She also has suffered from sleep disorders and chronic bronchitis for more than 15 years. Years of Suffering from the diseases, she has pined away dreadfully and dissolved into tears.

After so many attempted treatments, she was facing enormous discouragement. Finally, holding the last hope she came to ReLife to receive Stem Cell Treatment and Traditional Chinese Medicine  at for ALS and made significantly and obvious improvements after this therapy.

Medical Condition before Stem Cell Transplantation
Before the treatment, Stefanija’s condition was terrible, both legs were weakness, the muscle in one of legs started to atrophy. The function of legs have lost totally. She cannot move, even stood on the heels. Numbness appeared in both feet, the feeling like the ants going out, the symptom was obvious. The symptoms of without strength in arms and hands was obviously worse, the arms were hard to lift, fingers were unable to extend on the right hand, both hands cannot hold things, muscle in hands atrophied.
She also had suffered from sleep disorders for about 15 years. Discontinuous unwell appeared in precardium area for 2 years, especially after the fatigue.

Stem Cell Transplantation & TCM for Twenty-One Days
Followed up with blood, urine, stool routine, liver and kidney function, electrolyte, lymphocyte subsets, ECG and other tests after admission. Hyperthyroidism diagnosis was excluded, and according to the chest X-ray and CT, chronic bronchitis was diagnosed. She was treated with Xueshuantong and phosphate creatine sodium intravenous injections, in order to improve the blood circulation and nutrition myocardium and Chinese acupuncture, moxibustion and massage therapy combined with traditional Chinese medicine decoction were applied on patient and Stem Cells injections were given.

Medical Condition after Stem Cell Transplantation
After the treatment, her mental state has improved gradually, she becomes more and more positive and optimistic. Her medical condition has improved obviously too. The muscle strength in her legs increased significantly. Actually, her legs can move by herself now. Her sleep quality has improved. At the same time and chest discomfort has disappeared. Physical Examination: general status, BP: 140/90mmHg, cardiopulmonary resuscitation syndrome (-), the left upper limb muscle strength grade III-IV, right upper extremity strength grade III+, the left hand muscle IV level, the right hand muscle strength grade IV-, both lower extremities thigh muscles can contract autonomously, the left lower limb muscle strength grade I +, the right lower limb muscle strength grade I.

Disclaimer:  Please note the results will differ due to each patient’s unique condition. 

Please submit your medical files to obtain a professional consultation with us.

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