More To Learn About Avascular Necrosis
With proper treatment, most people with avascular necrosis can lead productive lives. But there is still a lot to learn about:
Avascular Necrosis Research
Avascular necrosis researchers are studying:
- New ways to diagnose avascular necrosis in its earliest stages, when nonsurgical treatment is most likely to help.
- The various causes of avascular necrosis so that, someday, it may be possible to prevent the disease.
- New treatments and improvement of the treatments that are available. In the future, medication may be an effective treatment for avascular necrosis.
- Improvements to the various types of hip replacements, to prevent younger patients from needing more than one hip replacement during their lives.
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Source: NIH Publication No 064857 (edited), Questions and Answers about Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis), Publication Date: January 2001, Revised March 2006