blood vessel

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blood vessel

an artery, capillary, or vein

blood vessel

[′bləd ‚ves·əl]
(anatomy)
A tubular channel for blood transport.
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Fractures-dislocations of the hip are complex conditions that are usually associated with poor outcomes due to avascular necrosis of the femoral head, posttraumatic osteoarthritis and functional disability.
Avascular necrosis following closed reduction of congenital dislocation of hip: review of influencing factors and long term follow-up.
Bone scan was also done in 03 (15 Percent) cases of displaced fractures to diagnose Avascular Necrosis of the Head of the Femur (AVNFH).
Plain radiographs at this stage confirmed the fracture to be united with no evidence of avascular necrosis.
Traditionally, nonoperative measures were preferred since it was believed that operative management may disrupt humeral head blood flow and accelerate avascular necrosis.
6,13) Villous stromal karyorrhexis appears to be an earlier stage of the same process and underlying etiology within the spectrum of avascular villi.
Isolated foveal hypoplasia (IFH) is a condition in which the fovea is characterized by the absence of foveal depression, pigmentation, and foveal avascular zone.
Keywords: Developmental dysplasia of the hip, osteotomy, avascular necrosis
The studies reviewed had a minimum follow-up of 12 months and took place between January 2001 to November 2015 using combinations of the following keywords: "osteonecrosis management," "avascular necrosis management," "hip osteonecrosis," "hip avascular necrosis," "knee osteonecrosis," and "knee avascular necrosis.
But two years later, doctors noticed his right hip was deteriorating and it had developed avascular necrosis, a disease which causes the bone tissue to die due to a lack of blood supply, resulting in further surgery.