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Research Article

Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Early-Stage Femoral Head Osteonecrosis

Table 1

Patient demographic characteristics.

VariableValues

Patients/hips (no.)21 (33)
Age (years)37.5 ± 4.8 (21-54)
Male/female (no. of patients)9/12
Right/left (no. of hips)14/19
Bilateral disease (no. of patients)12
Duration of symptoms (months)6 ± 3 (3-9)
ARCO grade (no. of patients/hips)
Grade-I4/5
Grade-II17/28
Medical history (no. of patients/hips)
Sickle cell disease11/18
Systemic lupus erythematosus2/3
Steroid intake3/3
History of trauma3/5
Idiopathic2/4
Length of follow-up (years)5 ± 3.5 (2-9)

The values are given as the mean and standard deviation with the range in parentheses. ARCO: the Association Research Circulation Osseous.

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