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What does AVN stand for?

AVN stands for Avascular Necrosis

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Applications include long bone non-unions, avascular necrosis of the femoral head, severe clavicle non-unions, cartilage regeneration, chondrogenesis and soft tissue repair of the shoulder, chronic tendonopathy, tendon ruptures as well as numerous applications to common, often difficult foot & ankle injuries and wrists fractures.
Idiopathic avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femur (Legg-Calve-Perthes disease) may occur in children, commonly boys between the ages of 4 and 9 years.
He covers imaging, patient evaluation, cartilage properties, the etiology of damage and the repair and regeneration processes, and a systematic approach to diagnosis, patient management, and surgical techniques and rehabilitation for all types of problems, including tibial osteotomy, femoral varus osteotomy, meniscal allograft transplantation, complex cases, intervention in osteoarthritis, and treatment of deep osteochondritis dissecans lesions, avascular necrosis, and osteochondral defects.