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Investigational New Drugs

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 716–718 | Cite as

Avascular necrosis of the femoral head: a rare class-effect of anti-VEGF agents

  • Olivier Mir
  • Romain Coriat
  • Thomas Gregory
  • Stanislas Ropert
  • Bertrand Billemont
  • François Goldwasser
SHORT REPORT

Keywords

Bevacizumab Femoral Head Sorafenib Sunitinib Avascular Necrosis 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Mir
    • 1
  • Romain Coriat
    • 1
  • Thomas Gregory
    • 2
  • Stanislas Ropert
    • 1
  • Bertrand Billemont
    • 1
  • François Goldwasser
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical Oncology CERIA (Centre for Research on Angiogenesis Inhibitors)Université Paris Descartes, AP-HP, Teaching Hospital CochinParisFrance
  2. 2.Teaching European Hospital Georges Pompidou, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversité Paris Descartes, AP-HPParisFrance

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