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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Aseptic Necrosis or Osteonecrosis

Dec 20, 2013

Avascular Necrosis (AVN)  Aseptic Necrosis or Osteonecrosis Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Avascular necrosis (AVN) has been called by many other names: aseptic necrosis, osteonecrosis, bone infarction and even bone “infraction.” AVN is a condition in which the blood flow to a region of bone becomes impaired. This then results in bone cell death (necrosis). Treatment of AVN has been traditionally surgical in nature. Now, with the emergence of the field of regenerative medicine, treatment strategies with Platelet Rich…

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