2014 Medical Charity program paves its way for the complete recovery of child patients with laryngeal papilloma mainly from China and Russia
Wang Yu Ling, a 5 year-old girl from China, and Ksenia Oleynikova, a 19 year-old girl from Russia had visited Yeson Voice Center in May this year in order to receive treatment for laryngeal papilloma they have with the support of medical charity program.
Medical Charity Program this year sponsored and managed by the Ministry of Health and Welfare and KHIDI had invited total 36 overseas patients from 14 different countries including two child patients mentioned above to the 15 medical institutions took part in the program.
Laryngeal papilloma is a highly-recurrent disease caused in the form of wart on vocal folds and in the severe cases it can be lead to the death with symptom like difficulty breathing especially in case of child patient whose air way is very narrow. Therefore this is believed to be a very hardly curable disease. .
Ksenia Oleynikova visited Yeson Voice Center in 2013 for the first time followed by her visit on May 27th this year for the 3rd surgery. She's now in the final stage of the complete recovery process. Laryngeal papilloma newly recurred were mostly removed and she got her clear voice back.
According to Dr. Kim, the director of Yeson Voice Center he said, "Laryngeal papilloma is a highly-recurrent disease and it requires high surgery technique that it is categorized as an incurable illness. However, since 2011 Yeson Voice Center is inviting child patients with laryngeal diseases free of charge and out of them 8 patients has fully recovered from the laryngeal papilloma.
On May 29th during the 2014 Medical Korea, a memorial dinner party and award ceremony were held. A sister of Ksenia Oleynikova threw a speech in public instead of Ksenia saying, "it was amazing to get to know about Yeson Voice Center for the treatment of laryngeal papilloma. In our country, Ksenia has gone through the surgeries for more than 18 times but no other surgeries could heal laryngeal papilloma she had. 10 years after she heard about Yeson and only two times of single surgeries performed helped her recover from laryngeal papilloma. We cannot thank Dr. Kim enough for all his work. It was of a great help for my family and we strongly believe her life will get much better."
Dr. Kim also delivered his message saying, "In the past, Korea was in need for the hands of other developed countries to treat incurable diseases, however, now we are in the position of helping other people from developing countries. From now on, I have my strong wishes that I could treat as many child patients as I can giving them hopes for the full recovery."