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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Articles

Avascular Necrosis of the Ankle in a Ballerina

tion id=”attachment_5043″ align=”aligncenter” width=”370″] Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Ankle in a Ballerina[/caption] Avascular Necrosis of the Ankle in a Ballerina. A ballerina with an ankle fracture was treated with Surgery. Postoperatively she developed increasing...

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Stem Cell Treatment for Avascular Necrosis (AVN)

Stem cell treatment for avascular necrosis (AVN), often referred to as osteonecrosis has been used as an alternative to surgery in cases. Several clinical trials around the world are underway to examine this, however, the use of stem cells for AVN is not new. Microfracture or core decompression has...

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Soccer Patient from London England Consults Dr. Lox

tion id=”attachment_6017″ align=”aligncenter” width=”317″] Athletes with AVN Successively Treated with Stem Cell Therapy[/caption] Soccer Patient from London England Consults Dr. Lox. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) occurs when the blood supply to the bone is disrupted...

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Avascular Necrosis or Osteonecrosis of the Hip in Athletes

ref=”https://www.drlox.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/428px-Larry_Fitzgerald_catches_TD_at_2009_Pro_Bowl.jpg”> Avascular Necrosis or Osteonecrosis of the Hip in Athletes Treated With Stem Therapy. Athletes with Avascular Necrosis or osteonecrosis often face a difficult decision, surgery...

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Patient From India with AVN of both Hips

tyle=”text-align: center;”> A patient from India with AVN hips consulted Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Stem Cell Therapy. The case was complicated as extremely high doses of cortisone compounds were given intravenously over several year periods for Lupus. Both hips had developed Avascular necrosis...

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A patient from New Delhi, India consults Dr. Dennis Lox

tion id=”attachment_7157″ align=”alignright” width=”296″] Hip Avascular Necrosis[/caption] A Patient From New Delhi, India Consults Dennis M. Lox, MD, for Bilateral Hip AVN. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) also known as osteonecrosis is a disorder in which the blood supply...

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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Lunate

tyle=”text-align: center;”> 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...

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High School Football Player with Foot AVN

tyle=”text-align: right;”> High School Football Player with Foot AVN Consults Dr. Lox For Stem Cell Therapy. A high school football player sustained a foot injury after being injured when his foot was essentially run over. Initially, it was felt to be soft tissue injuries as x-rays were...

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Maryland Snowboarder Opts for Stem Cells

tyle=”text-align: center;”>  Maryland Snowboarder Opts for Stem Cells with Dr. Lox for Hip AVN, after being told he would need a hip replacement for avascular necrosis (AVN). After discussing the pathophysiology of avascular necrosis (AVN), the application of stem cells for this disorder...

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