Which invasive procedures are performed in the diagnosis of femoral head avascular necrosis (AVN)?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: John D Kelly, IV, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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  • Biopsy, angiography, and measuring bone marrow pressure are invasive measures of confirming the diagnosis of AVN, but these procedures are most useful as investigational modalities.

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