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Avascular Necrosis Stem Cells

Jan 21, 2014

Avascular Necrosis Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) also known as osteonecrosis or ischemic necrosis, is a condition that may lead to rapid deterioration or degeneration of the joint involved. It arises when the blood supply to the area of bone becomes disrupted (avascular or ischemia) leading to bone cell death (necrosis). The most common joints involved are the hip, knee, and shoulder. However almost any boney region may be affected. Common causes for the ischemia to the…

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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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Osteonecrosis Treatment With Stem Cell Therapy

Dec 11, 2013

Osteonecrosis Treatment With Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Osteonecrosis refers to bone death within the skeleton. Avascular Necrosis (AVN) refers to blood supply (a vasculature) this results in loss blood supply to the region of affected bone. This results in a bone’s cellular death followed by the possibility of joint collapse. Secondary arthritis may also rapidly occur in cases. The most common joints where osteonecrosis are found are: the hip, knee, and shoulder. Osteonecrosis or avascular…

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Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis) and Stem Cell Therapy

Nov 22, 2013

Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis) and Stem Cell Therapy Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Avascular Necrosis (AVN), sometimes referred to as osteonecrosis, ischemic necrosis, bone infarction or aseptic necrosis, is a troubling condition. Basically, avascular necrosis ( AVN) refers to a situation in which the blood supply to a region of bone has been disrupted. This loss of blood supply known as ischemia or avascular, leads to bone cell death (necrosis) as the loss of blood supply results in loss of…

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Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Shoulder Joint

Sep 06, 2013

Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Shoulder Joint Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis (AVN) of the shoulder is a frequent joint afflicted with osteonecrosis or AVN. The shoulder is highly susceptible to osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis (AVN) when sports injury or trauma impairs blood flow to the humerus bone of the arm. This results in bone cellular death (necrosis). After trauma and sports injuries in athletes,  certain disease states can result in shoulder Osteonecrosis.…

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AVASCULAR NECROSIS (AVN) OR OSTEONECROSIS OF THE HIP AND STEM CELL THERAPY

Jun 11, 2013

AVASCULAR NECROSIS (AVN) OR OSTEONECROSIS OF THE HIP AND STEM CELL THERAPY        Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Treatment of hip pain with avascular necrosis (AVN) or osteonecrosis, is complicated. Avascular necrosis (AVN) is also referred to as aseptic necrosis, ischemic necrosis or bone infarction. AVN occurs when the blood supply to the bone has been impaired. This renders the bone avascular (ischemic) and without oxygen and nutrients. The bone subsequently dies in the region without blood supply.…

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Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Knee in a Soccer Player

Jun 08, 2013

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Knee in a Soccer Player Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl       Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is difficult at best for most patients, for competitive athletes it may be career ending. Athletes with Avascular Necrosis (AVN) must have a stable joint that is not collapsing, and withstand the stress of athletic participation. The knee is under great stress in soccer. A concern with AVN is also secondary degenerative arthritis that results from decay of…

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Avascular Necrosis of the Knee

Mar 19, 2013

Knee Avascular Necrosis Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater Fl   Avascular necrosis (AVN) also referred to as osteonecrosis of the knee can be a debilitating progressive disease of the knee in which the subchondral bone loses vascular supply and a portion of the bone dies.  This can lead to subchondral collapse resulting in severely erosive degenerative arthritis.  Initially, it was felt to be a disorder that involved predominantly the medial femoral condyle of the knee.  Now, researchers have expanded the…

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