Published: 2008-7-4Address http://www.dnkb.com.cn/dnkb/html/2008-07/02/content_13194.htmVision no problemEyes can't seeSevere myasthenia gra
Vision no problem
Eyes can't see
Severe myasthenia gravis has just lost her job
A few days ago was sent to the First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University Department of thoracic surgery. Doctors met her, her eyelids lift, to hold hands.
Is she drunk or sleepy? How good a person suddenly even eyelids can not lift it? The doctor said, pony suffering from myasthenia gravis.
Originally, the pony earlier with myasthenia gravis, has been on medication, but medication alone is no way to maintain, in the case of severe symptoms, the doctor also. Pony is precisely because of this serious symptoms, graduated from the job just a month was dismissed.
A few days ago, the First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University in the pony underwent thoracoscopic surgery, postoperative recovery of the horse quickly, was discharged yesterday.
Department of thoracic surgery the First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University professor Tu Yuanrong said, this is a serious illness like a pony, not a muscle weakness of limbs, and the most dangerous is responsible for swallowing muscles and respiratory muscles are not responsible for their own control, that rely on ventilator to sustain life, intravenous injection.
Fortunately, the implementation of a small thoracoscopic surgery, resulting in the incidence of hyperplasia of the thymus gland removed smoothly. The traditional surgery, because the sternum is sawed and left more than and 20 cm scar; more dangerous, because of too much trauma after operation fifty percent patients had myasthenia gravis, is suddenly unable to control breath, the mortality rate is very high.
The professor said that they were now all myasthenia gravis patients in the thoracoscopic surgery, 1 cases without postoperative myasthenic crisis, it is very important to reduce the mortality rate.
Newspaper reporter Zhu Yu