Dysbarism-Related Osteonecrosis: Proceedings of a Symposium on Dysbaric Osteonecrosis

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 75-153
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Medical, legal, and economic aspects of dysbaric osteonecrosis are covered in this symposium. Topic include: osteonecrosis in compressed-air workers, divers, and aviators; U.S. experience in compressed-air work; pathophysiology; osteonecrosis associated with other diseases; experimental studies; diagnosis; treatment; medical registry for osteonecrosis; medico-legal aspects; osteonecrosis as it concerns the diving contractor and insurance underwriter; and the role of NIOSH in future research.

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