[USPRwire, Tue Aug 13 2019] Avascular necrosis
is a condition in which bone tissue dies due to reduced blood flow to bones.
Corticosteroid-associated avascular necrosis
: dose relationships and early diagnosis.
[ClickPress, Tue May 07 2019] Growing number of road accidents and traumatic injuries expected propel the growth of the avascular necrosis
market over the forecast period.
Accuracy and limitations of diagnostic methods for avascular necrosis
of the hip.
[5,3] While the late avascular necrosis
(AVN), ranging from 9 to 32%, depends on various biological and surgical factors, the other common complication fixation failure, rating between 9 and 30% is mainly due to insufficient fixation strength in osteoporotic bone.
SCFE is treated surgically with in situ pinning due to the risk of increased displacement and avascular necrosis
. Trying to realign the femoral head to a normal position prior to pinning increases the risk of avascular necrosis
, so is usually reserved for severe cases.
Keywords: Avascular necrosis
, osteonecrosis, Tc99m MDP bone scintigraphy.
after chemotherapy for haematological malignancy in childhood.
According to the company, the Sidus Stem-Free Shoulder system is a total shoulder arthroplasty solution for patients with good bone stock that have either osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthrosis, focal avascular necrosis
of the humeral head or who had previous surgeries of the shoulder that do not compromise the fixation.
The presence of advanced avascular necrosis
with femoral head collapse, poor bone stock, and advanced age should prompt the surgeon to discuss arthroplasty as the optimal treatment .
Despite appropriate and timely management, a significant number of these injuries regardless go on to avascular necrosis
(AVN), fixation failure, and nonunion with rates ranging from 10 to 45% [2-4].