Sacroiliac Joints

Fluoroscopically Guided Sacroiliac Interventions: Appropriate Use Criteria

Fluoroscopically Guided Sacroiliac Interventions: Appropriate Use Criteria

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The Spine Intervention Society reported an overview of appropriate use criteria for fluoroscopically guided injections and radiofrequency procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of sacroiliac joint and posterior sacroiliac complex pain.

Sacroiliac Joint Fusion for Related Chronic Low Back Pain

Sacroiliac Joint Fusion for Related Chronic Low Back Pain

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Sacroiliac joint fusion and triangular titanium implants are associated with higher pain relief and greater reductions in disability than conservative management in patients with sacroiliac joint-related chronic low back pain.

Radiofrequency Denervation Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency Denervation Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

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Radiofrequency denervation may be ineffective in alleviating chronic low back pain.

Factors Predictive of Early Spondyloarthritis-Associated Lower Back Pain

Factors Predictive of Early Spondyloarthritis-Associated Lower Back Pain

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This study also suggests that genetic factors, environmental factors and inflammation are independent predictors of radiographic progression in the SI joint in early axial SpA.

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