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IP International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology

Comparison of Core Decompression with Autologous PRP Infusion v/s Core Decompression Alone in Treatment of AVN Hip

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Author Details: Zulfikar M patel, Kalpesh A Mehta, Shaival S Dalal, Kaushal R Patel

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-9151

Print ISSN : 2581-8112

Article First Page : 32

Article End Page : 34


Objective: To evaluate the result of core decompression and autologous PRP infusion over other treatment modalities of AVN HIP.
Introduction: Osteonecrosis is a disease of impaired blood flow affecting mainly young people in their third, fourth or fifth decades. Proposed risk factors include, chemotherapy, alcoholism, excessive steroid use, post trauma, sickle cell anaemia and Gaucher's Disease.
Materials and Methods: Retrospective study of 25 patient of Avascular necrosis of hip.25 patients were included in study. Autologous PRP was prepared a day before surgery. Decompression of the head of femur was done by using Michele trephine of size 8mm.

Outcome measures used during study were

·         Anteroposterior and lateral radiographs

·         MRI

·         Harris hip score

·         VAS for pain

Keywords: Core decompression, Autologous prp, Vas score, Harris hip score, Avn hip