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Oleksandr, 38 years, Dnipropetrovsk

wounded near Avdiivka (defect in tibia, leg, right lower leg shortening)

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Oleksandr, 38 years, Dnipropetrovsk

wounded near Avdiivka (defect in tibia, leg, right lower leg shortening)



Oleksandr, 38 years old, the fighter of the 93rd separate mechanised brigade, wounded near Avdiivka.


  • defect of the upper third of the right shin with the length of 12 cm.,DSC_0056
  • cicatricial soft tissue defect of the upper third of the right shin sized 12×7 cm,
  • shortening of the right shin by 7 cm.

The course of injury in the event of cellular technologies non-application: There is a risk of disability for the fighter due to the lack of support ability of the leg, and even a complete loss of the leg as public hospitals are unable to treat such an injury. In order for the leg to return support ability, complex plastic reconstruction of soft tissues and bone treatment using biotechnologies are required.

Required treatment

plastic remedial treatment of the lower leg which helps to reconstruct soft tissues and the bone as well as return leg`s full functionality.ції.

Cost of the treatment including 39% medical centre discount: 450 783  UAH

Cost breakdown for diagnosis and treatment:

  1. Examination and consultations of the specialists (orthopaedics, bioinsurance) 9 635 UAH
  2. Cellular material sampling and its preparation in the bio-lab (120 million of mesenchymal stromal cells and 20 million endothelial cells), creating the cell carrier in the form of 3D-gel with osteoplastic material chips and autologous stem cells (discount of 40%) 115 120 UAH
  3. Surgical treatment in several stages – plastic operation on the soft tissue defect, osteosynthesis performance and introduction of the cell carrier in the area of the bone defect (discount of 40%): 326,028 UAH

More information on wounded

Oleksandr is a fighter of 93rd separate mechanised brigade. He was wounded on January 19, 2015 near the city of Avdiivka. At night, when together with the sworn brothers Oleksandr was on the look-out the shelling on the side of the occupational territory started; as a result three fighters were wounded, but Oleksandr suffered the most. He got mine blast injury of the leg and abdomen; moreover, he lost a lot of blood. The soldier’s leg was completely smashed, cut by shivers and the nerve was smote.

Since then the hero was treated in hospital and infirmary in the city of Dniprodzerzhynsk. First, Oleksandr have his GI tract treated and then transplantation of the skin was conducted. However, despite 7 operations conducted the soldier`s leg still remains uncured due to significant defect in soft tissues and the bone, in such cases traditional medicine is unable to offer effective treatment. The doctors even offered the amputation.

During treatment in Dniprodzerzhynsk hospital Oleksandr was lucky to meet other Oleksandr – a trooper of the 25th separate Dnipropetrovsk airborne brigade who recently underwent the treatment of the foot within the “Biotech-rehabilitation of the Injured” project and recommended the soldier to ask for help there.

Oleksandr was born in Kherson, and then moved to Dnipropetrovsk. Before the war he worked as a mechanic at one of the city large industrial enterprises. He was mobilized on August 28, 2014, first to 20th battalion of territorial defence which subsequently joined 93rd separate mechanised brigade. Oleksandr defended a lot of cities of Donbas, namely Mariinka and Krasnohorivka.

At home his wife Oksana and 9 year son are waiting for him and they are extremely worried about condition of the father and his endless treatments in public institutions.

Let`s help the Motherland Defender to get on his feet!

Chronology of treatment


October of 2017

Arthrodesis of the ankle joint with the use of external fixation apparatus.

Control checks

May-July of 2017

control checks and tests, observations over the results of the bone restoration

4 Stage of treatment

March of 2017

completed injection of carrier with autologous mesenchymal stromal cells in place of bone defect with and fixed the bone with a plate

3 Stage of treatment

September-November of 2016

preparation of the recipient bed

2 Stage of treatment

December of 2015 - September of 2016

• installation of the Ilizarov apparatus
• proportioned draw of the shin-bone

1 Stage of treatment

November of 2015

• Cellular material sampling of the red bone marrow from the iliac wing and the fragment of periosteum of the calf-bone
• de-installation of the apparatus of external fixation
• plastics of scar defect of the soft tissues, defect of the shin with the use of advanced flap

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