Shall we wait until the head of the femur is completely crushed in idiopathic necrosis of the femoral head?

Although it is of polyetiological nature but of identical pathomechanism, the necrosis of the femoral head has been known for more than a century, and, without treatment, it results in complete necrosis. To stop the progression of the process, load-lifting drilling of the affected area was introduced in the 1970s. Since then, the success of the technique in… CONTINUE READING