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Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip

Dr Amit discusses about the basics of AVN and the importance of early treatment

Published: Jan 31, 2022 11:49:32 AM IST
Updated: Jan 31, 2022 04:16:27 PM IST

Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hipCOVID has affected the overall health of an infected individual and caused the whole world to suffer. It has caused individuals energy drain, money drain, health drain etc. Health drain includes a bone-health drain. Due to COVID, the incidences of AVN has increased.

AVN is a cellular death or necrosis of the bone components, interruption of blood supply to the hip joint resulting in gradual bone death leading to Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the hip. It has different stages and with modern technologies, it's easy to detect and treat AVN early.

Different drugs and therapies are available, but early detection and proper treatment can enable people to live in good health, remain independent and be connected to one’s community. This video presents the basics of AVN and the importance of early treatment.

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