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hip core decompression for osteonecrosis

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Core Decompr. "CD": Cd can be done as an inpatient procedure with a short hospitalization, but there is a recent trend toward doing it on an outpatient basis. Patients ar ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Full recovery from: this procedure may take up to 6 to 12 months to heal fully. You may be on crutches for 6-12 weeks. I'm not sure when you submitted your question, but ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Surgeon has details: A "normal sex life" means different things to different people. The amount of activity one can do after surgery depends on the surgeon, the patient, a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
See orthopedic surge: Your symptoms could well be from hip pathology. In view of your past history of hip surgery you should be evaluated,advised and treated by an orthoped ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Osteonecrosis of the hip or avn, presents with direct hip pain which is usually felt in the groin area, which is where the actual hip is. Pain over t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Usually surgery: If the problem gets very severe you will start to have some collapse in the femoral head and you may ultimately require a total hip arthroplasty.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Depends on your surgical risk. If average which i would assume looking at your age, then it is my opinion that surgical treatment would be only optio ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: If the hips get an amount of radiation above what this area can handle this complication can happen. This is why there is treatment planning and doct ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip osteonecrosis: Groin pain with limited range of motion.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Stem cells: NO working knowledge; but anytime there are studies regarding treatment publishe​​​d by the owner of a clinic who does the treatment and there are no ... Read More

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