Mr. Feng is a Chinese 24 years old male patient suffering from spinal cord injury. He happened to undergo a car crash in May, 2005. The MRI of local hospital showed: C4-6 spinal cord injury.
He received 1st round stem cell treatment in January, 2007.
Before the 1st round stem cell treatment:
- He could not sit by himself, the muscle strength of his waist was weak;
- The sensation of pain and temperature level was existed on the top of manubrium level, the body beneath the manubrium could not sweat; because of sweating disorder, once he caught cold or fever, his body temperature was reached to around 39 degrees soon, while it could not reduce easily;
- The movement ability of his lower limbs was disorder, when tying his waist, he could stand for a very short period; the muscle strength of his both hands was weak, the left one was stronger than right one; he could lift up 2kg dumbbell by his left upper limb, lift up 1.5kg dumbbell by his right upper limb;
- His breath was weak, he spoke with low tone, the sputum was not easy to spit out;
- He could not perceive the bowl movement.
Before his discharge, Mr. Feng did not get any obvious improvement basically. Mr. Feng and his father were very disappointed. 3 months after his discharge, Mr. Feng’s father was very happy to call us: his obvious improvements are coming out more and more! (According to phone-calling following up, many patients did not get obvious improvements during the treatment period, while they achieved obvious and better improvements 2-3 months after their discharge.)
Mr. Feng and his father came for the 2nd round stem cell treatment in October, 2007.
Before 2nd round stem cell treatment:
- He can sit by himself, the muscle strength of his waist is increased obviously;
- The sweating level is lowered to navel level, the body temperature is adjusted to normal basically;
- When tying his waist to a fixed object, he can stand by himself for a few hours, the muscle strength of his both hands is improved obviously, he can lift up 5kg dumbbell by his left upper limb and lift up 2.5kg dumbbell by his right upper limb;
- The muscle strength of his respiratory function is improved obviously, the volume of his respiratory function is improved obviously, he can breathe powerfully, he can speak loudly;
- He can perceive and control his bowl movement;
- The blood circulation of his distal limbs is improved obviously, the skin temperature is restored to normal.