Mouayad Khalafalla

Mouayad Khalafalla

OVERVIEW

Name: Mouayad I.A. Khalafalla
Diagnosis: Hereditary ataxia
D.O.B: 01 January 1986
Gender: Male
Country: Sudan

Treatment: stem cell treatment, cerebral metabolism improving treatment, neurotrophic treatment, combined with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and rehabilitation therapy.

HISTORY

On May 31st 2011, Mouayad was admitted to Puhua International Hospital with a history of “unsteady walking for 10 years.”

He was diagnosed with hereditary ataxia.

Medical Condition before Stem Cell Treatment for Hereditary Ataxia

After admission, Patient Mouayad Khalafalla underwent several examinations, which also showed cerebellar atrophy and scoliosis.

He had poor balance, and had trouble walking without falling. There was an evident backward incline of his body while walking. He needed to hold the handrail while climbing stairs. He couldn’t control himself very well during squat testing. He was clumsy with coordinated movements and alternating motion. It was very hard for him to catch a ball that was tossed to him. His muscle strength was not satisfactory. In addition, he would get tired quickly during exercise.

Stem Cell Treatment for hereditary ataxia

Stem Cell treatment, treatment to improve cerebral metabolism, neurotrophic treatment, combined with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and rehabilitation therapy.

Medical Condition after Stem Cell Treatment for Hereditary Ataxia

After stem cell therapy, Patient Mouayad Khalafalla’s condition improved significantly, and his condition was, in general, far better when compared with his condition at admission.

At discharge, he can walk without falling down. He performs better in rehabilitation training including squatting, ball tossing, coordinated movements and alternating motion. His body habitus is more normal while walking, and he can climb stairs without clinging to the handrail. His parents told the doctors that Patient Mouayad Khalafalla’s fingers are much more flexible than before, and they gave many examples.

During his hospital recovery, he toured the Great Wall. He climbed 50 steps without undue fatigue. The day before his discharge, he toured Tian An Men Square with his family. He had a long walk that day, and was feeling much better than before his stem cell treatment for hereditary ataxia.

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