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A North Carolina Woman with Lupus, AVN Hips, now AVN Shoulder

Apr 18, 2019

A North Carolina Woman with Lupus, AVN Hips, now AVN Shoulder AVN is complicated enough, adding Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis, long term corticosteroid usage, and multi-joint AVN to the equation makes it far more complicated. Especially when both hips have been replaced due to advanced AVN, and now the AVN is in the shoulders. This is the history a 46-year-old North Carolina woman gave to Dr. Lox. Not an easy story, but nothing new to Dr. Lox. The Problem with Systemic…

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Shoulder AVN Fixed with Stem Cells

Feb 18, 2014

Shoulder AVN Fixed With Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Dennis M. Lox, MD, an expert in Sports and Regenerative Medicine has been using the patients own stem cells to treat avascular necrosis (AVN) also known by other names such as osteonecrosis, aseptic necrosis, or ischemic necrosis. Avascular necrosis (AVN) occurs when an area of blood supply to the bone is disrupted (avascular), and this leads to a region of bone cell death (necrosis). The most devastating aspect…

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