Inherited thrombophilia may be a causative factor for osteonecrosis of femoral head in male patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip: a case series

Omeroglu H., İNAN U.

ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.132, no.9, pp.1281-1285, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


The aim of this case series was to assess the effect of two common causes of inherited thrombophilia, factor V Leiden (FVL) and prothrombin mutation (PTM) on the development of osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) following the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).