Pierre is a French 15 years old boy suffering from sequela of spinal cord injury. He was admitted to our hospital on February 21st, 2011 for the chief complaint of movement dysfunction of his lower limbs and sensation disorder with incontinence of urination and bowl movement for over 3 years after the accident. He happened to be injured via a car crash on February 10th, 2007, the CT of the spines of his chest and waist indicated: T6-T7 vertebral bodies fracture. From then on, he received occupational rehabilitation exercises and nutrition medication without obvious improvements.
He received a round stem cell treatment in our hospital, which included 2 stem cell transplantations via CT guided intraspinal injection, 1 stem cell injection via lumbar puncture. His family and he were satisfied with the efficacy and went back home safely.
Before the stem cell treatment:
- The muscular tension of his lower limbs was higher than normal;
- The muscle strength of his lower limbs was weak, the motor ability of his lower limbs was poor;
- The sensation beneath the injured segment was lost;
- He suffered from incontinence of urination and bowl movement.
After the stem cell treatment:
- The muscular tension of his lower limbs is normal;
- The muscle strength of his lower limbs is improved obviously, the motor ability of his lower limbs is improved obviously;
- The sensation level is lowered obviously;
- He can perceive and control his urination and bowl movement much better.