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New FactFinder on Ultrasound Guidance for Intra-articular Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Monday, June 15, 2020  

FACT: For intra-articular SIJ access, evidence suggests that accuracy with ultrasound guidance is inferior to fluoroscopic guidance. For diagnostic injections, this increases the risk of both false negative and false positive responses. The impact this has on the clinical effectiveness of injections of corticosteroid into the SIJ is less clear.

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