Mr. Wang Longkui, happened to fall down from 9 meters high 18 years ago, affected his thoracic vertebra, the CT reports of his thoracic vertebra indicated the spine of T12 and related spinal cord are all damaged, received the relevant surgery. The patient remained the defects of the sensation and movement ability, whilst his urination and bowl movement are all affected. Since the patient could not move for a long period, there were pressure sores on the heels, the toes and sacrococcygeal regions, although received 8 surgeries without complete cure, accompanying with osteomyelitis.
On March 31st, 2011, he was allowed to be admitted in our hospital, received 2 stem cell injections via lambar puncture and 1 implantation via intramuscular injection.
Before the stem cell treatment:
- The muscle power of his lower limbs was reduced, so that he could not stand up by himself and walked difficultly, he could walk around 4 meters by himself with swaying gait;
- He could not go up or go down the stairs, it was hard for him to walk by lifting up his lower limbs, he could not walk for a long distance;
- He could not do the daily activities, and needed the family members to take care of him every day;
- The blood circulation of his distal lower limbs was poor, the color of around skin was dark;
- The sensation level is above the bilateral hip joints;
- There were pressure sores on the heels, the toes and sacrococcygeal regions with osteomyelitis, the ulcers could not cure for a very long period, which made him pain and could not sleep.
2013-8 after the 2nd stem cell treatment:
- The muscle power of his lower limbs is increased, he can stand up by single foot for a few seconds, walk easilier over 30 meters. If supported by double crutches, he can walk for a further distance, he can go up and go down stairs by himself, lift his lower limbs stronger.
- He can move voluntarily, he can do daily activities by himself;
- The blood circulation of his distal lower limbs is improved, the color of the affected skin turns normally;
- The sensation level is reduced to the bilateral knees joints;
- The pressure sores on the heels, the toes and sacrococcygeal regions are cured, the pain feeling of his lower limbs is disappeared.