Dr. Gautam Kodikal
Regrow Bone Cell Therapy for AVN

What is Avascular Necrosis and Bone Degeneration?

Avascular Necrosis also known as AVN or Osteonecrosis, is death of bone tissues due to lake of blood supply. AVN is a progressive disease which restricts mobility & collapses the affected joint with its progression.

AVN generally affects the Hip Joint of young adults between the age group of 20-45 years. Although the knee, shoulder, ankle & other regions can also be affected from AVN.

Symptoms of Avascular Necrosis (AVN):

  • Pain, Swelling & Stiffness at the affected joint

  • Pain while walking, lying down or putting weight on joint

  • Limited movement with the affected joint

  • Inability to bend forward or even tie shoelaces

  • Limp while walking

Causes of Avascular Necrosis (AVN):

  • Use of steroids

  • Traumatic injury or accident

  • Obesity and sedentary lifestyle

  • Excessive consumption of alcohol & Smoking

  • Chemotherapy or Idiopathic

Progression of AVN Video:

Stages of Avascular Necrosis of the Hip Joint

Stages of Avascular Necrosis (AVN):

  • Stages I and II of AVN are early stages and symptoms usually start from Stage II.

  • It is important to diagnose and seek treatment for AVN AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE as it progresses very rapidly.

  • AVN is reversible when appropriate treatment is sought in its early stages.

  • In the advance stages, significant bone fractures and cartilage damage renders the joint non-functional. At advance stage the affected joint needs to be replaced by Replacement surgery.

Treatment of Avascular Necrosis (AVN)

  • Regrow Bone Cell Therapy consists of using the patients’ own cells (autologous) as a therapeutic tool to cure AVN.

  • Bone Cell Therapy is a Permanent Treatment of Avascular Necrosis that cease the disease progression & restores the mobility.

Regrow Bone Cell Therapy Treatment Procedure
  • Bone Cell Therapy consists of 3 steps i.e. Bone Marrow Extraction, Separation of Bone Cell & their Culture (Expansion) and then finally the implantation of the cultured bone cells.

Outcome of Regrow Bone Cell Therapy :
Benefits of Regrow Bone Cell Therapy for AVN:
  • Natural treatment - uses patients' own cells

  • Patient resumes active, pain-free & normal life

  • Eliminates need for highly invasive Total Hip Replacement Surgery

  • Highly effective & successful treatment of AVN with a long-term follow-up of 10 years.

  • More than 600 patients have been successfully treated with bone cell therapy.

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AVN 3D Procedure:
  Patient Care Location

Dr.Gautam Kodikal consulting private rooms is at:
Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Kormangala,
situated close to Jyothi Nivas College.


Apollo Spectra Hospitals
Opus, 143, 1st Cross,
5th Block,Koramangala,
Bengaluru - 560034, India

+91 80 43485555

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