Only 6-year-old Lounalla is a great the risk of paralysis. Him was found last year of a congenital neck vertebrae structural abnormality. Brisk preschoolers and their families from tonight Alive's 24-series cameras to follow, how he performed the required surgery.
Also, the operation in itself has its own risks, but it is still a task. Girl's spine does not protect the necessary way to the spinal cord. Therefore, even a small accident can cause not only all limbs paralysis, also that Louna can no longer breathe. A lot worse could happen.
if left untreated, this condition is very dangerous, surgery do children's orthopedics professor Ilkka Helenius , TUCH, say in the series calmly.
– cervical spine instabiliteettiin is associated with the risk of sudden death. Of course, it is rare, he continued.
in the Difficult surgery of the cervical spine to luudutettu.
– Under school age children in the cervical spine at the top of the cutting is always technically very demanding, Helenius stated.
Major surgery, recovery is also a process in its own. Louna had to use 2 months of the support vest and still after 4 months of hard cone. After that, the prognosis is good and the action you akyky normal. Very advanced healing, thanks to the little girl returns to normal preschool.
Domestic series, including tonight's episode and Lounan surgery, is described in October last year. At that time 40 camera crew to capture the Finnish health care professionals operations in 13 locations. Louna was cut in Turku.
Alive 24 today TV1:20: 00.