avascular avascular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without blood vessels

News

  • Stem Cells May Help Some With Avascular Necrosis (AVN)

    TAMPA, Fla., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem cells have long been touted as the next big thing. Well just maybe, it is here.  According to Dr. Dennis Lox, some patients with a disorder of the bone called avascular necrosis (AVN), have turned to stem cell therapy for aid....
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

Quotes

  1. "He is suffering from avascular necrosis and will have a bone graft done to alleviate his hip issues," general manager Paul Holmgren said on Tuesday.
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Paul Holmgren Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "The standard paradigm has been the cornea is avascular because it has lots of anti-angiogenic molecules and it does," Balamurali Ambati said. "But knockdown of any of the other molecules does not cause blood vessels to enter the cornea....
    on Oct 18, 2006 By: Balamurali Ambati Source: UK News

  3. "In the East-West Shrine game I hurt my hip, which basically I had avascular necrosis, the same thing Bo Jackson has," Favre said. "It's a lack of blood supply to a socket. To this day it bothers me from time to time, but before the draft I...
    on Aug 16, 2005 By: Brett Favre Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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