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Femur Head Necrosis Summary

Description: Aseptic or avascular necrosis of the femoral head. The major types are idiopathic (primary), as a complication of fractures or dislocations, and LEGG-PERTHES DISEASE.

Also Known As: Femur Head Necroses; Head Necrosis, Femur; Necrosis, Femur Head; Aseptic Necrosis of Femur Head; Avascular Necrosis of Femur Head Show All >>

Networked: 55 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Femur Head Necrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tantalum : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  2. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  3. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Azathioprine (Imuran) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 24 Generic
  7. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. tricalcium phosphate : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. artemisinin-naphthoquine combination : 2 results : IBA
  10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Femur Head Necrosis

  1. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  2. Abdominal Pain (Pain, Abdominal)
  3. Nausea
  4. Hip Osteoarthritis (Coxarthrosis)
  5. Osteomyelitis
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Key Therapies for Femur Head Necrosis

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  1. Braces : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Osteotomy : 13 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 9 results
  4. Arthroplasty : 7 results
  5. Decompression : 5 results
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