What is Core decompression?

Category: Surgeries

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Core decompression is a treatment for early stage osteonecrosis and most commonly used for disease that affects the hip joint. By decompressing the area of bone around the necrotic area the pressure decreases and allows needed blood flow to continue to the necrotic area.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Core decompression

Side effect Patients
Spinal cord compression 1

Duration

Currently having Core decompression

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Core decompression

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Core decompression.