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Avascular necrosis of hip joint

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Avascular necrosis of hip joint

  1. 1. Avascular necrosis of hip jointBiological treatment in IndiaRegenerative medicineDr.A.K.Venkatachalam, FRCS, M.Ch Orth,MS Orth, DNB Orthwww.hipsurgery.in
  2. 2. Avascular necrosis of hip joint• Incidence- 1 in 20,000 individuals• Affects age group- 20-50• Bilateral involvement in majority• Causes is mostly unknown. Other causesinclude steroid intake, alcoholism, rare blooddiseases, storage disorders etc• Progressive disease leads to crippling if leftuntreated.www.hipsurgery.in
  3. 3. Avascular necrosis of hip jointTreatment options• Wait and watch- doesn’t work• Bisphosphonates- prevent reabsorption ofdead bone but dead bone still remains in thehead• Core decompression• Regenerative medicine options.• Hip replacement and its alternativeswww.hipsurgery.in
  4. 4. Avascular necrosis of hipjointPreparation for harvesting cellswww.hipsurgery.in
  5. 5. Avascular necrosis hipjointPreparation of bone graftwww.hipsurgery.in
  6. 6. Avascular necrosis of hipjointProcedure completedwww.hipsurgery.in
  7. 7. DR.A.K.VENKATACHALAMMS ORTH, DNB ORTH, FRCS, M.CH ORTHCONSULTANT ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON,CHENNAI, INDIAwww.hipsurgery.inwww.hipsurgery.in

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