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Hip Pain With AVN treated with Stem Cells by Dr. Lox

Apr 29, 2014

Hip Pain With AVN treated with Stem Cells by Dr. Lox Avascular Necrosis (AVN)  is most frequently found in the hip joint with occurrence in the femoral head. AVN (avascular necrosis) has many other names. Osteonecrosis, Aseptic necrosis, Ischemic necrosis, Bone Infarction, and even Bone Infraction have been used to describe the condition. Avascular Necrosis occurs when there is disruption of the blood supply to the bone (avascular), which in turns leads to bone cell death (necrosis). A patient with AVN…

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Dr. Lox Discusses Spontaneous or Idiopathic Avascular Necrosis (AVN) and Stem Cell Therapy in Both Hips

Mar 14, 2014

Dr. Lox Discusses Stem Cell Therapy for Spontaneous or Idiopathic Avascular Necrosis (AVN) in Both Hips Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Avascular Necrosis (AVN) also sometimes referred to as osteonecrosis or aseptic necrosis, most commonly occurs after trauma. Sometimes it occurs without a known inciting event – this is referred to as idiopathic or an unknown cause. This is unsettling to most patients as it may have an insidious onset and the symptoms are advanced before the AVN is…

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Idiopathic Avascular Necrosis

Feb 28, 2014

Idiopathic Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Occurs Without a Known Cause . Sometimes AVN (Avascular Necrosis) can be linked to trauma or excessive corticosteroid use, however in idiopathic Avascular Necrosis the reason is elusive. Avascular necrosis has been referred to as ischemic necrosis, aseptic necrosis, osteonecrosis, bone infarction, and bone infraction. All terms meant to describe a condition in which the blood supply to the bone has been disrupted and bone cell death (necrosis)occurs. As the etiology of idiopathic Avascular Necrosis remains elusive,…

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