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Devin - Sequelae of brain stem hemorrhage (USA)

Author Tracy Views Posted at 2011/11/07

 Name: Devin Christopher Dearth
Sex: Male
Country: USA
Age: 42
Diagnosis: Sequelae of brain stem hemorrhage
Admission Date: 2010-04-06
Days Admitted to the Hospital: 47

Devin initially experienced sudden motor dysfunction on the right side of his body, two and a half years ago. Other complications included slurred speech and ataxia accompanied with tremors. Devin did not experience nausea, dizziness, tinnitus, convulsions or disturbance of consciousness. He was sent to a local hospital and diagnosed with sequelae of brain stem hemorrhage. He received appropriate treatment and rehabilitation but did not see any improvements to his condition.

Devin was previously a bodybuilder and had won some state competitions. His physical condition was greatly impacted after he experienced the brain stem hemorrhage. Devin had discovered our medical center from our website and learned how stem cells could treat his diagnosis of sequelae of brain stem hemorrhage. After consulting with our doctors, the decision was made to come to your hospital for treatment.

When Devin was admitted he was alert and his mental faculties were good. His language was unclear and his speech was slow. His whole body was rigid with intentional tremors. His memory, calculation and orientation abilities were normal. He had strong eye closing ability. Both pupils were equal in size and round, the diameter was 4.0mm. The pupils reacted slowly to light stimulus, the left eye could adduct, but the right eye had limited abduction movement. He also had horizontal nystagmus and diplopia. The forehead wrinkle pattern was symmetrical. His chewing ability was strong. The teeth were shown without deflection. Devin was able to drink without choking, but he had difficulty swallowing. The left soft palate's strength was weak. The tongue averted to the right when it was extended. There was no atrophy or fibrillation of the lingualis. Devin's hearing ability was normal. The muscle strength of the left limbs was level 5 and the muscle tension was normal. The muscle strength of the right upper limb was level 1, the muscle tension was high, and he could yield passively. The muscle strength of the right lower limb was level 3, and he couldn't yield actively. The muscle tension was slightly high. The bilateral abdominal reflex was not elicited. The left side biceps reflexes, radio periosteal reflexes and tendon reflexes were normal. The right side biceps reflexes, radio periosteal reflexes and tendon reflexes were active. The bilateral palm jaw reflex was suspicious. The bilateral Rossilimo's sign, Hoffmann's sign and Babinski's sign was negative. The right side of the face had obvious hemihypalgesia. The proprioceptive sensation on the right side of the body was diminished. The epicritic sensitivity had decreased obviously; the sensation on the left side of the body was almost normal. The left side of the body was uncoordinated with the finger-nose-test, rapid rotation test, digital opposition test, and the heel-knee-shin test. There were no signs of meningeal irritation.

In accordance with Devin's diagnosis of sequelae of brain stem hemorrhage, we administered the stem cells activation treatment to repair the damage to the neurons. Devin received treatment to improve the blood circulation in order to increase the blood supply to the damaged neurons, and to nourish the neurons. He was also given daily physical rehabilitation training.

After Devin completed his treatment plan, his condition gradually improved. His disease went into remission during the second week of treatment. Devin's vibration sensation throughout his entire body decreased in the morning, the rigidity and intentional tremors had decreased. The tongue's right avertence had decreased. The muscle strength of the right upper limb was now level 3, the right thumb can now abduct slightly. The right middle finger and ring finger can extend straight out. Devin can feel the movements of the fingers. The muscle strength of the right lower limb is now level 3+. Devin can now get into the supine position and sitting position. The muscle tone is near normal. The stability of the right lower limb when he walks has increased. The forward leaning of the body has been alleviated. The tremors throughout the entire body increase when he is nervous, and the muscle tone is slightly increased. The right side of the face has hemihypalgesia, however, it fluctuates. The pain sensation in the right upper limb is 10-20% of normal. The pain sensation in the right lower limb is 60-70% of normal. The finger-nose-test, rapid rotation test, digital opposition test, and the heel-knee-shin test of the left side of the body are more flexible than before.

Devin's brother sent an email to us: "Thank you for the special treatment. Devin has made obvious improvements. It is very significant to our family. All the staff members in your hospital were very professional."

The entire staff at Wu Stem Cells Medical Center hopes Devin will continue to see improvements and wish him good luck.
 

 

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