TOPICS: The Ability of Multi-Site, Multi-Depth Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks to Anesthetize the Sacroiliac Joint Complex; Proposed Optimal Fluoroscopic Targets for Cooled Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Sacral Lateral Branches to Improve Clinical Outcomes: An Anatomical Study; Long-term prospective outcomes after minimally invasive trans-iliac sacroiliac joint fusion using triangular titanium implants
Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss and incorporate pertinent cultural clinical data in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, as it applies to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR).
- Apply the most current evidence based practices to our area of sub-specialty and our daily practice.
- Discuss and integrate an evidence based standard approach to conditions seen in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR).
Educational Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
- Evaluate the ability of sacral lateral branch blocks to anesthetize the SI joint cmplx.
- Discuss the anatomy of the innervation of the Si joint complx.
- Consider the options of Si joint fusion.
- Identify health care disparity of gender differences in the incidence of Si joint arthropathy.
Target Audience: Physician Focus in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR)
Planner (Varies): Annu Maratukulam, MD; Ramon Quesada, MD; Elizabeth Heilman,MD; Andrew Nguyen, MD; Raymond Lai, DO; Carol Treinen, MD; William Firtch, MD; Sangmin Ahn, MD, Dept of PMR, Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City
Speaker: Annu Maratukulam, MD, Dept of PMR, Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City
Resources: See CME Reminder
Disclosure Statement: The presenters and program planners of this conference have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest. The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and/or committee / faculty for this program and they do not have relationships that present a conflict of interest.
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content , quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity .
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- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 2.00 Pain/EOL
- 2.00 Radiologic Technologyx-ray use or diagnosis