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Avascular Necrosis: Rehabitation of Dead Bone

  • C. Della Rocca

Abstract

Avascular necrosis of bone can be an important complication of many bone diseases [1–6] or it can be idiopathic [7–13]. Despite its possible multifactorial etiopathogenesis, the pattern of development of avascular necrosis is fairly predictable [14–21] and the major problem concerning its outcome is the possibility of dead bone rehabitation [22–27].

Keywords

Femoral Head Avascular Necrosis Core Decompression Aseptic Necrosis Adipose Marrow Tissue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Della Rocca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Experimental Medicine and PathologyLa Sapienza UniversityRomeItaly

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