man 21 years old, at the age of 19, he suffered from an injury of thoracic spine after jumping into water with incomplete lesion of spine in the segment Th10. This injury was treated with surgery, decompression and stabilizations. During the check MRI after the surgery, the spinal cord without compression. In the area of spinal cord, there appeared signs of myelopathy with widening of the central spinal column. The patient suffers from clinically severe spastic paraparesis on lower extremities; he is on a wheelchair, mild disorder of perceptiveness distally from the umbilicus and on lower extremities, dysfunction of sphincter.
This patient contacted Czech Medical Tours with the request for application of stem cells. We arranged the consulting examination by neurologist, neurosurgeon, rehabilitation doctor, physio and ergotherapist. On the second day, intrathecal application of stem cells was performed without complications. Starting from the 5th day of the stay, an intensive rehabilitation care at the RHB clinic was started with the supervision of a neurologist. Urologic and urodynamic examination was carried out; the patient was released after 6 weeks, he was able to walk with the help of the physiotherapist, and by himself with French crutches with further proposal for care and rehabilitation at place of residence of the patient.
- Entry consulting examination - 5 fields
- Laboratory tests
- Implantation of autologous stem cells
- Rehabilitation stay for 6 weeks at the RHB clinic with intensive physiotherapy, exercise in the swimming pool, dynamometer examinations, ergotherapy, psychotherapy, training for routine daily activities
- Release consulting examination with recommendation for further care at the place of residence of this patient