Treatment of Early Stage Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

Marker, David R.; Seyler, Thorsten M.; McGrath, Mike S.; Delanois, Ronald E.; Ulrich, Slif D.; Mont, Michael A.
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p175
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the importance of the early diagnosis of osteonecrosis, the standards for identifying and staging it, and the efficacy of various treatment modalities and techniques that are used with osteonecrosis. A discussion of the typical disease onset ages that are associated with different types of osteonecrosis is presented.


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