Stem Cell Therapy for Ataxia

Stem Cell Therapy for Ataxia

OVERVIEW

Name: Kreem I.A. Khalafalla
Diagnosis: Hereditary ataxia
D.O.B: 01 January 1989
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, Kreem was admitted to Puhua International Hospital due to “unsteady walking for 7 years.” He was diagnosed with hereditary ataxia.

Medical Condition before Stem Cell Treatment for Hereditary Ataxia

At admission, even though it was difficult for Kreem to walk with help, he tried very hard. However, he couldn’t balance himself and often fell down. He was easily fatigued. Coordinated movements of his limbs was poor, especially those of his legs. He was very clumsy in alternating movements.

Stem Cell Treatment for Hereditary ataxia

Stem cell treatment, treatment improving 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 for hereditary ataxia, Kreem’s condition improved daily.

Post treatment he could stand and work more steadily. He could control his body better while walking as he re-established his sense of balance. He was able to walk for a longer distances with less fatigue. During his hospitalization he went to some well known historical sites of Beijing, including the Great Wall and Tian An Men Square. He climbed the Great Wall and had a long walk at Tian An Men Square, he said he felt like a normal person and experienced much less fatigue. Physical examinations before his discharge shows that his fingers were more flexible compared with his statusat admission to PIH.

Kreem and his parents were very satisfied with the results of his stem cell therapy, and they were looking forward to seeing further improvements in his condition after discharge from PIH.

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