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Hip core decompression for osteonecrosis

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
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
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Call doc now: This should be considered an emergency. Several potential diagnoses come to mind, but more significant is fixing this before damage becomes permanent.... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
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 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 45 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Hip osteonecrosis: Groin pain with limited range of motion.

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