Sacroiliac Interventions: Sacral Lateral Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy

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.

Clark C. Smith, MD, MPH; Marc A. Valley, MD, MPH; Milan P. Stojanovic, MD; and Yakov Vorobeychik, MD, PhD on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society‚Äôs Standards Division and Evidence Analysis Committee  

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 Disclosure Information 
None of the authors had relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined ineligible companies.

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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: 8/10/2020
Date of Activity Expiration: 8/09/2023

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