Sacroiliac Interventions: Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks

Description
Learn about the important elements in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures.  Adherence to these practices will help decrease the risk of preventable complications.

Authors 
Andrew J. Engel, MD; Marc Maes, MD; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society‚Äôs Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee 

Copyright
Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

Educational Objectives 
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List contraindications to the procedure, and
  • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures.

Author Disclosures Information  
RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
Andrew J. Engel, MD
Nothing to disclose

Marc Maes, MD
Nothing to disclose

Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
Nothing to disclose

Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
Nothing to disclose

OTHER DISCLOSURES
Andrew J. Engel, MD
Expert witness: IME
Travel expenses: SIS

Marc Maes, MD
Position in physician society/association: Vlaamse Anesthesiologische Vereniging voor Pijnbestrijding

Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
Position in physician society/association: World Institute of Pain, Education Committee
Travel expenses: World Institute of Pain - FIPP Exam
Other: Pain Practice Journal - Editorial Work Reimbursement

Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD
Nothing to disclose

References
References are provided within the PDF.

Accreditation Statement
The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Activity Release: 8/12/2020
Date of Activity Expiration: 8/11/2023

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