Enoxaparin Prevents Progression of Stages I and II in Primary Osteonecrosis of the Hip

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Following is a summary of a 2005 study conducted by the Cholesterol Center, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, OH; and the Department of Orthopaedics, Cincinnati, Veterans Administration Hospital, Cincinnati, OH. Authors include: Charles J. Glueck, MD, Richard A. Freiberg, MD, Luann Sieve, … Continue reading

Existing in a World that Feels Like it’s Not Designed for You

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I don’t usually write personal posts because I try to focus on making my site a place where ON/AVN sufferers can find information  There is so much more I have to add to my site and I feel like I haven’t achieved as … Continue reading

Genetic Thrombophilia Survey

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There is a lady I know who is a member of a Facebook group for clotting disorders, and she is currently working on research concerning genetic clotting disorders. My Osteonecrosis/Avascular Necrosis was caused by clotting disorders. If you know you … Continue reading

The Different Stages of Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)

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I’ve noticed, from reading the statistics of my site, that a lot of people are trying to find out information about the different stages of osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis). Most stages are based on ON(AVN) of the hips, as those are … Continue reading

Radiologists Make Mistakes When Reading Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)

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Although I am still disabled I was finally able to move back to San Francisco last week after having to live with my parents for nearly a year. I have now had to begin a new search for doctors all … Continue reading

My Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis) Has Gotten Better

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I didn’t think I would ever be able to say it, but my Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis) has not only not progressed, but has actually regressed. It was so important that I found Dr. Glueck and had his treatment when I did. … Continue reading

Spreading Awareness: Educating Ourselves and Each Other

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I am a member of several Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis), Factor V Leiden, MTHFR and Blood clotting support groups on yahoo and Facebook. I often write about my blog and post it in the different groups and hope that I can … Continue reading

The importance of being tested for mutations in the MTHFR gene

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When there is a mutation in the MTHFR gene in an individual, along with another thrombophilic factor (ie. Factor V Leiden), the risk for thrombophilia is greatly increased. MTHFR stands for Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. Another term for MTHFR is NAD(P)H 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate. … Continue reading