Nobody wants to celebrate holidays at the hospital. One more patient of The Bioengineering Rehabilitation for Wounded Project Sergiy go home to rest for a little while before the next stage of a treatment. Sergiy joined the project just recently, but he already got a femur set in a right position, and fixed with the Ilizarov apparatus. At the place of injury he had a recipient bed prepared for future use of cellular material. Defect area is temporarily filled with special medical cement. The tissues of a leg have to rest a little bit. Shortly after doctors of The Ilaya Clinic will implant a bone matrix, and fill the place of injury with patient’s own cells, that eventually generate new bone of monolithic strength. This time Sergiy will spend in a family circle.
Leg still looks horrifying, but it keeps getting better
Doctors were forced to hurry because of a serious condition of the wounded. Sergiy suffers from the effects of explosive injury of a hip. Related complications worsen his condition even more. Sergiy tried to heal the bone with help of a conventional medicine a year ago, but attempts proved to be futile. A year of a treatment and seven surgeries does not help the bone to fuse, and leg shortened by four centimeters. Peroneal nerve is damaged. Metabolism in a tissues of the leg changed, so in a year muscles and tendons shrunk; feet and it’s toes got twisted.
A piece of cement instead of a tibia. With a time it will be replaced with a new reconstructed bone
Only cellular technology and skill of doctors of The Ilaya Clinic can help Sergiy. They plan to restore damaged bone, perform plastic surgery over injured tendons, and fix the ruined leg, which does not work, because of a damaged nerve. This will give Sergiy the opportunity to get back on his feet. And only after this doctors will start a treatment of the hand, because one of the carpal bones is in the same sad condition.
State of the leg required immediate treatment
Sergiy received injury defending Ukraine. He is a sapper, and hit a stretch at the Krymske village in the Luhansk region. The state of Sergiy’s health at the time he came to The Bioengineering Rehabilitation for Wounded Project made doctors to start a treatment process immediately. And for now there are no resources to pay for expensive procedures. The total cost of a treatment is about 500,000 UAH. The government does not fiance such treatment, so volunteers of The People’s Project can pay for it only at the expense of people’s donations. Every dollar of donations in terms of The Bioengineering Rehabilitation for Wounded Project matters. Join the project to save life.