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mardigras
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Has anyone on here had a surgery for a vascular necrosis?

Posted by @mardigras, Jan 20, 2016

Has anyone on here had a surgery for a vascular necrosis? If so was a core decompression surgery done or a total hip replacement surgery done?

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Hi @mardigras, and welcome to Connect!

You may find some of the following resources helpful to learn more about these options:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/avascular-necrosis/basics/treatment/con-20025517
http://aboutjoints.com/patientinfo/topics/core/core.htm
http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/hip-replacement-surgery/basics/definition/prc-20019151

Also, here’s an existing thread you can of users you can connect with, if you’d like:
https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/core-decompression-surgery/

Which of these options has your doctor recommended for you?

Cassie Jones
Connect Community Moderator

Core decompression

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