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 AVNFH stand for?
AVNFH stands for Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head (hip joint)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
2) Causes of avascular necrosis of the femoral head in adults Systemic steroids and alcohol are well-recognised causes of AVN in adults, but conditions associated with hypercoaguable states such as systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, sickle cell disease, primary coagulopathies and metabolic disorders such as diabetes need to be considered.
In a review of 148 septic hips in South Africa, Hastings (9) found that all those with avascular necrosis of the femoral head had a history of more than 5 days.
The patients included in the study were those who had unilateral DDH, received complete radiological follow-up until they were at least 10 years old, did not have any type of avascular necrosis of the femoral head during the follow-up period, and had both an intact Shenton's line and a center-edge angle of Wiberg (5) greater than 15[degrees]at the latest follow-up.
Septic arthritis associated with avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
Mann RJ: Avascular necrosis of the femoral head following intertrochanteric fractures.