Preoperative limb is about two-third of contralateral limb
Postoperative 10 days, the same thickness degree of two lower limbs
Postoperative 1 month,Wang Mei(left) finally put on a skirt
Wang Mei, female, suffering from poliomyelitis（polio） for 30 years, was treated with artificial muscles in orthopedic surgery , Capital Medical University Affiliated Beijing Shijitan Hospital, in June 2013. Postoperative 10 days, shape of the lower limb was significantly improved, the diameter of operative limb approached normal contralateral limb. Postoperative 1 month,Wang Mei dress a skirt.This surgery was reported by Approaching Science (CCTV10) in April 2014 .Now the patient has fully recovered and can walk normally, she is satisfied with shape of the lower limbs.
Preoperative limb was about twothird of contralateral limb. Muscles of left limb atrophied significantly
Professor Wang Jiangning went the rounds of the wards, and designed perioperative strategies
Three-dimensional reconstruction diagram for patient’s lower extremity
Application of high-speed spiral CT angiography judged peripheral nerve and vascular conditions to avoid damage
Professor Wang Jiangning did surgery for patients
Postoperative photos show symmetrical lower limbs
Compared with postoperative datas of 64 row high-speed spiral CT, there is apparent asymmetry in lo-wer limb
International online news:
China's first application of "artificial muscles" a major breakthrough in the treatment of polio
According Guangming Daily reported, the reporter from the 29th meeting of the 'Beijing 2013 repair and Reconstructive Surgery Symposium' was informed that China's first application of 'artificial muscles' implantation therapy achieved a major polio breakthrough two patients undergoing surgery, they can already walk again like a normal person.
It is understood that polio because more often in children under age 5, it is also called polio. Disease causes muscle atrophy, bone deformities, paralysis, etc., seriously affect the appearance and function of the lower limbs. Currently, China has about 200 Wan polio patients receive effective treatment for less than 1/3. Moreover, the current domestic treatment, muscle atrophy and functional problems are irreversible. Beijing Millennium Monument Hospital, vice president Wang Jiangning through three years of continuous research , innovative use of 'artificial muscles' method can be successfully cured polio. their research results have been obtained national patents, and is applying for PCT international patent.
Wang Jiangning said the two cases of 'artificial muscles' implantation of the successful implementation of just a good beginning, the future is expected in the treatment of trauma caused by defects in limb muscles, atrophy and other neurological diseases caused by limb muscle atrophy, including facial muscle atrophy and other diseases get the application.