An alternate method of radiofrequency neurotomy of the sacroiliac joint: a pilot study of the effect on pain, function, and satisfaction.

@article{Burnham2007AnAM,
  title={An alternate method of radiofrequency neurotomy of the sacroiliac joint: a pilot study of the effect on pain, function, and satisfaction.},
  author={Robert S Burnham and Yutaka Yasui},
  journal={Regional anesthesia and pain medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={12-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) can be a source of chronic refractory mechanical spine pain. Few previous studies have described radiofrequency (RF) sensory denervation of the SIJ; results have been inconsistent and technically demanding. This uncontrolled, prospective, cohort study evaluates the effects of an innovative method of RF ablation of the posterior sensory nerves of the SIJ on pain, analgesic use, disability, and satisfaction of patients suffering with chronic… CONTINUE READING

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