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femoral

 [fem´o-ral]
pertaining to the femur or to the thigh.

fem·o·ral

(fem'ŏ-răl),
Relating to the femur or thigh.

femoral

(fĕm′ər-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or located in the thigh or femur.

fem·o·ral

(fem'ŏr-ăl)
Relating to the femur or thigh.

femoral

Pertaining to the thigh or the thigh bone (FEMUR). From Latin femor , thigh.
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The femoral head necrosis occurs due to lack of blood supply resulted from prolonged dislocation of the hip joint and accelerates if the femoral head ligament is cut in operation to deteriorate the blood supply.8 Traumatic arthritis may develop due to poor reduction of fracture in the weight bearing area of the articular surface.
Parvizi J, Long-term follow up of vascularized fibular grafting for femoral head necrosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res.
After the animals with femoral head necrosis had been successfully modeled by liquid nitrogen freezing, they were again randomly divided into two groups, the saline group and the Guanxinning group (30 animals in each group).
Weber, "Treatment of femoral head necrosis with vascularized iliac creast transplants," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, no.
Long-term follow-up of vascularized fibular grafting for femoral head necrosis. Clin Orthop Relat Res.
The relationship between pregnancy and femoral head necrosis. Br J Radiol 1972; 45:828-31.
The combined approach of multiple small-diameter drilling decompression and arthroscopy had better pain relief, improved hip function, effective in slowing down the process of femoral head necrosis, and delayed the need for THA.
The humeral head is the most frequent site for nontraumatic osteonecrosis, followed by the femoral head [1], and humeral head osteonecrosis is present in 13-25% of cases of femoral head necrosis [2, 3].
The underlying disease was coxarthrosis in 30 patients, rheumatoid arthritis in 1, femoral head necrosis in 3, and fracture in 1.
Should thorough debridement be used in fibular allograft with impaction bone grafting to treat femoral head necrosis: A biomechanical evaluation.