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Serhii, 41 years old, Zhytomyr

injured near Shyroka Balka (defect of the humerus, avascular necrosis of the head of the humerus)

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Serhii, 41 years old, Zhytomyr

injured near Shyroka Balka (defect of the humerus, avascular necrosis of the head of the humerus)

Injured

Serhii, 41 years old, soldier of the 95th  Separate air mobile brigade, injured near Shyroka Balka.biotech_hand_3

Trauma

Left hand, left shoulder joint gunshot injury effect;

  • defect of the left humerus;
  • avascular necrosis of the head of the left humerus.

 

Course of injury in the event of non-use of cellular technologies: Soldier might loss his joint, upon which shoulder replacement is commonly used and upon complications – amputation is possible. But reconstructive and restorative treatment using cellular technology will help save joint and maximize return of its functions.

 

Required treatment: reconstructive and restorative treatment of humerus injury using biotechnologies.

 

Cost of treatment with Medical Center Discount -43%: 399 342 UAH

 

Itemized costs for diagnosis and treatment:

  1. Examination during treatment (therapy, orthopedics, bioinsurance) – 11 724 UAH
  2. Sampling of fibula fragment and red bone marrow (40% discount) – 15 802.5 UAH
  3. Endothelial cells, 40 million cells (50% discount) – 33 600 UAH.
  4. Periosteal cells, 40 million (50% discount) – 33 600 UAH.
  5. MSCs, 100 million (50% discount) – 74 025 UAH.
  6. Bone block of 5-7 cm, custom-made (40% discount) – 12 000 UAH.
  7. Bone chips, 2 species (40% discount) – 15 200 UAH.
  8. Anesthesia (15% discount) – 9350 UAH
  9. Reconstructive and restorative treatment in hospital (40% discount) – 194040.5 UAH

More information about the injured soldier

Serhii is a soldier of the 95th Separate air mobile brigade. On May 1, 2017 he received a gunshot injury of through-upper third of the left shoulder injury of shoulder joint head near Shyroka Balka village. This happened during the attack from the enemy positions. The soldier was quickly evacuated from the battle field and taken to Troitska hospital, where the first surgical treatment of wounds and fixation of the left upper extremity with plaster cast was performed.

After that he was treated in military hospitals in Kharkiv and Kyiv. He had to undergo several operations. Now Serhii  has dangerous complications – bone edema is observed, the risk of rejection of the left shoulder and, as a consequence – loss of extremity. The left hand does not work, there is no sensitivity. But Serhii  is planning to stay in the Ukrainian army, and for this – it is essential not only to save the hand, but recover its function at maximum. Therefore, Serhii referred to the project “Biotech-rehabilitation of the injured” where doctors suggested him a complex but effective treatment of his injury.

Serhii lives in Zhytomyr. Before the war he was an entrepreneur. He was mobilized to the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the second wave of mobilization since the summer of 2014, where he had been defending the homeland till the present. He participated in combat operations in many places of the boundary line. He has two children – 4-year-old daughter and 19-year-old son. He is fond of outdoor activities and sports. He has been playing volleyball since childhood. He hopes to recover quicker and return to normal life.

Let’s help save the hand of the hero!

 

Cost of treatment of Serhii in stages

07.2017 Preparation of cells and carriers 09.2017  09.2018
14 days of inpatient treatment, 2 operations:
1. Examination,
2. Preoperative preparation,
3.Endotracheal anesthesia,
4.Decompressive osteotrepanation of shoulder’s head,
5 Cells sampling,
6. Preoperative preparation,
7.Anesthesia
8. Formation of recipient bed.
Preparation of cells:
1.Endothelial 40 million.,
2.Periosteal 40 million.,
3.MSCs 1 00 million,
4.Bone block 5-7 cm
5.Bone chips (2 species).
14 days of inpatient treatment:
1.Examination,
2.Preoperative preparation,
3.Spinal anesthesia
4.Osteosynthesis with plate
5.Formation of recipient bed,
6.Transplantation of cell-tissue material.
8 days of treatment in hospital:
1.Examination,
2.Preoperative preparation,
3.Spinal anesthesia
4.Plate removal.
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Chronology of treatment

1st Stage of treatment

July of 2017

• Cellular material sampling of the red bone marrow from the ilium and a fragment of the periosteum of the calf-bone
• preparation of the recipient bed, removal of dead cells of the bone

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