The Role of Extracorporeal Shock Waves
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a common cause of disabling pain in the hip, which greatly affects the quality life. This disease usually leads to femoral head flattening with joint narrowing and acetabular involvement . Many techniques have been proposed for the treatment of femoral head osteonecrosis, but the best method of treatment at any stage is still under debate. Non-surgical management is usually indicated in the early stages, whereas surgery is used in intermediate or the most-advanced stages.
KeywordsShock Wave Femoral Head Core Decompression Shock Wave Treatment Femoral Head Osteonecrosis
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