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.
What does AVN stand for?
AVN stands for Avascular Necrosis
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We have 45 other meanings of AVN in our Acronym Attic
- Anza Valley Networks (Anza, California)
- Asian Video Network (online community)
- Association des Villes Numériques (French: Association of Digital Cities; est. 1997)
- Association des Vins Naturels (French: Association of Natural Wines)
- Association Vinçotte Nucléaire (French: Vinçotte Nuclear Association; Belgium)
- Atrioventricular Node
- Audio Visual Navigation (automobiles)
- Australian Vaccination Network
- Automated Voice Network
- Automatismes du Val Noir (French: Val Black Automation)
- Aviation Model (weather forecast model, now Global Forecast System)
- Aviation System Standards office (FAA)
- Aviation Technician (Canadian Air Force trade; airframes, aeroengines, armament & systems MOC 514)
- Avignon, France - Caumont (Airport Code)
- Alta Vista Neighborhood Association (various locations)
- American Veterinary Naturopathic Association
- Arkansas Valley Network Association (Colorado)
- Atrioventricular Node Artery
Samples in periodicals archive:
Mondolo suffers from fibromyalgia and avascular necrosis, often called bone death.
His condition is known as avascular necrosis, which can cause bone tissue to die because of poor blood supply.
Connor, of Renfrew, also suffers from avascular necrosis, meaning he can't run around the playground in case his fragile hip breaks.
ONJ consists of non-healing avascular necrosis in the mandible or maxilla (Morris & Cruickshank, 2006).
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.
Soon afterwards he had a double hip replacement because of avascular necrosis, a condition where the blood supply to the bones dries up.
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.