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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Lunate

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Lunate (Wrist) in a Sea Captain. Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the lunate is the most common bone affected with AVN in the hand. Idiopathic cases referred to as Keinbock’s disease is rare, with trauma being the most common risk factor or precipitating cause. Avascular...

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AVN or Avascular Necrosis

Avascular necrosis or AVN occurs from a variety of causes. Dr. Dennis Lox sees many patients with AVN for regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy. Avascular necrosis or AVN is also referred to as osteonecrosis. AVN occurs when the blood supply to a region of bone becomes disrupted. This leads...

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AVN or Avascular Necrosis of The Femoral Head

Hip AVN Avascular Necrosis, also referred to as Osteonecrosis of the femoral head, or also known as hip AVN is a condition in which the vascular (blood supply) to a bone becomes disrupted. This leads to ischemia (avascularity) and results in the area of the bone becoming necrotic or dying, due to...

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Kidney Transplant List Patient Helping Him Make A Good Decision

A patient presented to Dr. Lox with knee pain. He was told his knee was bone on bone, and needs knee replacement surgery. He did not wish to have this, as his other knee had already had knee replacement surgery, and he wanted a knee replacement surgery alternative. However, after careful questioning,...

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Knee Arthritis In a 75-Year-Old

Knee arthritis is one of the most common problems patients see Dennis M. Lox M.D. for. Dr. Lox is a Sports and Regenerative Medicine expert, and this 75-year-old woman with knee arthritis came to see him for this purpose. Dr. Lox treats all types of degenerative arthritis, basically from head to toe....

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Ballet Dancer From Athens, Greece with Ankle AVN Consults Dr. Lox

A ballet dancer in Athens, Greece was diagnosed with avascular necrosis, aka AVN of the talus. The Talus is in the ankle mortise and is crucial for normal ankle function. Dr. Lox has treated patients with avascular necrosis or AVN of the Ankle many times, especially in athletes. Dr. Lox has added...

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One Bad Knee: 46 Year-Old Decides on Stem Cell Therapy

Genetics, trauma, and other factors play a role in knee osteoarthritis. We now understand that surgery is, in fact, a trauma and accelerates the degenerative arthritis cascade further. The more surgeries the more trauma – it’s an accumulated acceleration degenerative cascade. When you...

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59 Year Old Knee & Wrist Pain in Patient with RA

Some patients are more complex than others. This patient was 59 years old and had an autoimmune disorder Rheumatoid Arthritis. She was also complicated by having knee degenerative arthritis pain which began in her early 50’s. She also had a knee arthroscopic surgery 8 years ago, at age 51, in which...

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Hip AVN in a Martial Artist

A very fit 46-year-old martial artist began having hip pain. He saw an orthopedic surgeon who told him he had avascular necrosis of the hip or AVN. He was told he needed to stop martial artists, weightlifting, and consider a hip replacement surgery. None of these recommendations were appealing to...

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Stem Cell Therapy in Clearwater, FL and Beverly Hills, CA

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