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ACE Report #11872
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Shorter fluoroscopy-guided SI injection time with posteroanterior vs. classic oblique approach


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

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Fluoroscopically-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injections: A Comparison of the Posteroanterior and Classical Oblique Techniques

Neurospine. 2019 Jun;16(2):317-324.

Contributing Authors: G Chauhan P Hehar V Loomba A Upadhyay

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Synopsis

29 patients with sacroiliac joint pain were randomized to receive a fluoroscopy-guided sacroiliac injection with bupivacaine hydrochloride and methylprednisolone, performed via a posteroanterior or oblique approach. Outcomes of interest included procedure time, needling time, fluoroscopy time, and pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Time-related outcomes were measured during treatment, and VAS pa...

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