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Volume:7 Issue:6 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #11797
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Greater pain reduction over 3 months noted with fluoroscopic vs. blind sacroiliac joint injection


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Fluoroscopically Guided vs Landmark-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injections: A Randomized Controlled Study

Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 Apr;94(4):628-642. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.08.038.

Contributing Authors: R Liu SP Cohen C Kurihara MC Bicket SR Griffith Y Vorobeychik PF Pasquina IM Fowler MB Jacobs M Anderson White AJ Verdun SB Hari RL Fisher

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Synopsis

125 patients with sacroiliac joint pain were randomized to either fluoroscopic-guided or landmark-based injection of corticosteroid and local anaesthetic. The primary purpose of this study was to compare pain scores, including average and worst pain, between groups after 1 and 3 months. Mean score and change from baseline were both compared. Mean scores for average pain did not significantly diffe...

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