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Morphological characteristics of sacroiliac joint MRI lesions in axial spondyloarthritis and control subjects.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Copenhagen Center for Arthritis Research, Center for Rheumatology and Spine Diseases, Center of Head and Orthopedics, Rigshospitalet, Glostrup, Denmark.

Objectives: To investigate sacroiliac joint(SIJ) MRI inflammation, structural and degenerative lesion characteristics in patients with axial spondyloarthritis(axSpA) and various control groups.

Methods: Patients with axSpA(n = 41) and lumbar disc herniation(n = 25), women with(n = 46) and without(n = 14) post-partum(childbirth within 4-16 months) buttock/pelvic pain, cleaning assistants(n = 26), long-distance runners(n = 23) and healthy men(n = 29) had MRI of the SIJs prospectively performed. MRI lesions were assessed on 9 slices covering the cartilaginous compartment by two experienced readers according to the definitions of the Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada(SPARCC) SIJ inflammation and structural scores, and were evaluated according to depth and extent. Read More

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Effectiveness of kinesiotaping in pregnant women with sacroiliac joint pain: A randomised controlled study.

Int J Clin Pract 2021 Jun 3:e14432. Epub 2021 Jun 3.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Meram Medical School, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey.

Aim: Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction is an especially common cause of pain during pregnancy. Treatment options during pregnancy are very limited in order to reduce pain and increase the quality of life. We aimed to determine the efficacy of kinesiotaping (KT) in the treatment of SIJ pain in pregnant women. Read More

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Computed tomography osteoabsorptiometry-based investigation on subchondral bone plate alterations in sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 21;11(1):8652. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Department of Macroscopic and Clinical Anatomy, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction (SIJD) is an underappreciated source of back pain. Mineralization patterns of the sacroiliac (SIJ) subchondral bone plate (SCB) may reflect long-term adaptations to the loading of the joint. Mineralization densitograms of 27 SIJD patients and 39 controls, were obtained using CT osteoabsorptiometry. Read More

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Does Choice of Steroid Matter for Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain with Sacroiliac Joint Injections: a Retrospective Study.

Curr Pain Headache Rep 2021 Mar 24;25(5):34. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Department of Anesthesia, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

Purpose Of Review: Prevalence of chronic low back pain (cLBP) is increasing. Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) is a common source of cLBP, but data behind its diagnosis and treatment is controversial. There is moderate quality evidence for effectiveness of therapeutic SIJ injections. Read More

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Biomechanical analysis of the number of implants for the immediate sacroiliac joint fixation.

Spine Deform 2021 Mar 23. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

iLab-Spine (International Laboratory-Spine Imaging and Biomechanics), Marseille, France.

Purpose: The fusion of the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) is the last treatment option for chronic pain resulting from sacroiliitis. With the various implant systems available, there are different possible surgical strategies in terms of the type and number of implants and trajectories. The aim was to quantify the effect of the number of cylindrical threaded implants on SIJ stabilization. Read More

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Computed tomography versus fluoroscopic guided-sacroiliac joint injection: a prospective comparative study.

Insights Imaging 2021 Mar 18;12(1):38. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Department of Radiodiagnosis, Faculty of Human Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

Background: There are limited data discussing long-term pain relief and comparability of different image-guided sacroiliac joint (SIJ) injection. This study compared CT and fluoroscopic-guided SIJ injections regarding statistically and clinically significant differences in numeric pain reduction, radiation doses, and patient's satisfaction.

Methods: A prospective study conducted on 52 patients who met specific inclusion criteria of SIJ pain. Read More

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Are Hydroxyapatite-Coated Screws a Good Option for Sacroiliac Joint Stabilization? A Prospective Outcome Study.

World Neurosurg 2021 04 29;148:e164-e171. Epub 2020 Dec 29.

Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics: University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Objective: This is a single-surgeon series to prospectively evaluate the clinical and radiologic results of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) stabilization using hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated, fully threaded screws in patients with SIJ dysfunction.

Methods: A total number of 40 patients underwent percutaneous SIJ stabilization using HA-coated screws between 2013 and 2015 at the University Hospital of LLandough with an age range of 33-84 years. Patients were followed up closely, and outcome scores were collected preoperative and 12 months after surgery. Read More

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Quantitative DCE-MRI: an efficient diagnostic technique for evaluating early micro-environment permeability changes in ankylosing spondylitis.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2020 Nov 24;21(1):774. Epub 2020 Nov 24.

Department of Radiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shandong First Medical University, Tai'an, 271000, Shandong, China.

Background: In the management of early inflammatory joint of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), there is a need for reliable noninvasive quantitative monitoring biomarker to closely assess status of synovitis progression. Cognizant to this,studies geared on improving techniques for quantitative evaluation of micro-environment permeability of the joint space are necessary. Such improved techniques may provide tissue perfusion as important biological parameters and can further help in understanding the origin of early changes associated with AS. Read More

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November 2020

Comparison between STIR and T2-weighted SPAIR sequences in the evaluation of inflammatory sacroiliitis: diagnostic performance and signal-to-noise ratio.

Radiol Bras 2020 Jul-Aug;53(4):223-228

Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo (FMRP-USP), Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

Objective: To compare two different fat-saturated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques-STIR and T2 SPAIR-in terms of image quality, as well as in terms of their diagnostic performance in detecting sacroiliac joints (SIJ) active inflammation.

Materials And Methods: We included 69 consecutive patients with suspected spondyloarthritis undergoing MRI between 2012 and 2014. The signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) was calculated with the method recommended by the American College of Radiology. Read More

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September 2020

Preliminary analysis of interaction of the fat fraction in the sacroiliac joint among sex, age, and body mass index in a normal Chinese population.

J Int Med Res 2020 Jul;48(7):300060520931281

Department of Radiology, The First Medical Centre, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China.

Objective: Iterative decomposition of water and fat with echo asymmetry and least-squares estimation-iron quantification (IDEAL-IQ) is a noninvasive and objective method used to quantitatively measure fat content. Although this technique has been used in the entire abdomen, IDEAL-IQ findings in the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) have rarely been reported. This preclinical study was performed to quantify the amount of fat in the SIJ in healthy volunteers by IDEAL-IQ. Read More

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Values of intravoxel incoherent motion diffusion weighted imaging and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in evaluating the activity of sacroiliitis in ankylosing spondylitis of rat model.

Magn Reson Imaging 2020 05 22;68:30-35. Epub 2020 Jan 22.

Department of Radiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shandong First Medical University, Tai'an, Shandong 271000, China. Electronic address:

Objective: To prospectively evaluate the ability of IVIM-DWI and DCE-MRI in detecting early activity of sacroiliitis in rat model of ankylosing spondylitis by comparing with pathological results.

Methods: 20 wistar male rats were induced by bovine proteoglycan combined with complete/incomplete Freund's adjuvant as model group, and 20 healthy male rats were used as the control group. The parameters of IVIM-DWI and DCE-MRI in synovial regions of SIJ were measured respectively at 7th, 12th, 17th, and 22th weeks after the last induction, and the pathological features of SIJ were taken also, further studying the pathological characteristics of sacroiliac region. Read More

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Postoperative complications of S2AI versus iliac screw in spinopelvic fixation: a meta-analysis and recent trends review.

Spine J 2020 06 9;20(6):964-972. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Spine Centre, National University Hospital, National University Health System, 1E Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119228, Singapore.

Background Context: Iliac screw constructs have been a major advancement in spinopelvic fixation demonstrating superior biomechanics as compared with earlier pelvic spanning constructs. However, drawbacks such as screw site prominence and wound complication have led to the development of a lower profile S2AI iliac screw.

Purpose: In this study, we aimed to study the differences in complication rates between the traditional iliac and S2AI fixations via a pooled analysis of the available head-to-head comparisons between S2AI and iliac screws. Read More

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The incidence of bone marrow oedema at the sacroiliac joints in a non-rheumatological population - a retrospective cohort study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2019 Dec 7;20(1):590. Epub 2019 Dec 7.

Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, Research Department, Lillebaelt Hospital, Oestre Hougvej 55, 5500, Middelfart, Denmark.

Background: The purpose of this study is to determine the incidence of bone marrow oedema (BME) at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the sacroiliac joints (SIJ) in a non- rheumatological population, and to explore whether patient-reported outcome measures are suitable for predicting BME at the SIJ at referral. Furthermore, to investigate the final clinical diagnoses three months after initial SIJ MRI.

Methods: This study was a retrospective cohort study consisting of patients 18-45 years of age that were referred for a SIJ MRI between 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 at the Department of Radiology in Lillebaelt Hospital, Denmark. Read More

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December 2019

Technical variation of trans-articular sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion using three screws considering the effects of sacral dysplasia in patients with non-traumatic SIJ pain.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2019 Aug 28;20(1):386. Epub 2019 Aug 28.

Catholic Institute of Applied Anatomy / Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 222 Banpo-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06591, South Korea.

Background: This study evaluated the technical adequacy of trans-articular sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion using three screws for non-traumatic SIJ pain, considering different grades of sacral dysplasia.

Methods: Cadaveric CT data of unilateral sacropelvic complexes for 72 individuals (53.4 ± 8. Read More

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Optimization of Alginate-Whey Protein Isolate Microcapsules for Survivability and Release Behavior of Probiotic Bacteria.

Appl Biochem Biotechnol 2020 Jan 17;190(1):182-196. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 48202, USA.

The present study aimed to improve the survivability of L. acidophilus encapsulated in alginate-whey protein isolate (AL-WPI) biocomposite under simulated gastric juice (SGJ) and simulated intestinal juice (SIJ). Microcapsules were prepared based on emulsification/internal gelation technique. Read More

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January 2020

A biomechanical investigation of the sacroiliac joint in the setting of lumbosacral fusion: impact of pelvic fixation versus sacroiliac joint fixation.

J Neurosurg Spine 2019 Jun 14:1-6. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

1Department of Neurosurgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Objective: The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) is a known source of low-back pain. Randomized clinical trials support sacroiliac fusion over conservative management for SIJ dysfunction. Clinical studies suggest that SIJ degeneration occurs in the setting of lumbosacral fusions. Read More

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Sacroiliac joint pain following iliac-bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: a cohort study.

Pain Manag 2019 May 29;9(3):251-258. Epub 2019 May 29.

Department of Pain Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain is a common source of lower back pain; the factors associated have not been studied in cancer patients. Observing patients with bone marrow aspiration and biopsy (BMAB) who subsequently developed SIJ-pain led to this investigation. To investigate this possible relationship. Read More

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Association between adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and sacroiliac joint dysfunction in young athletes: A case control study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Apr;98(15):e15161

University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine, Novi Sad, Serbia.

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of scoliosis, a 3-dimensional deviation in the axis of the spine. Etiology of AIS is unclear and the general belief is that AIS is multifactorial disorder possibly caused by different factors. It would be worthwhile to reveal new factors associated with AIS. Read More

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Percutaneous injection of autologous platelet-rich fibrin versus platelet-rich plasma in sacroiliac joint dysfunction: An applied comparative study.

J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 2019 ;32(3):511-518

Background: Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a common cause of low back pain. Injection of autologous platelet rich fibrin (PRF) and platelet rich plasma (PRP) in the affected joint is a new option in this disorder management.

Objective: To compare platelet concentrates (PRP and PRF) in injectable form in sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Read More

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The Effects of Radiofrequency Neurotomy Using a Strip-Lesioning Device on Patients with Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Results from a Single-Center, Randomized, Sham-Controlled Trial.

Pain Physician 2018 11;21(6):607-618

Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, United Kingdom.

Background: Radiofrequency neurotomy (RFN) is a therapy aimed at providing lasting back pain relief for sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain. A recent advancement in RFN is a strip lesioning technique that involves placement of a single curved electrode and a 3-pole design that facilitates the creation of 5 overlapping lesions. These lesions form one long strip lesion accessible through a single entry point, without the need for multiple punctures. Read More

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November 2018

Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion with Cylindrical Threaded Implants Using Intraoperative Stereotactic Navigation.

World Neurosurg 2019 Feb 23;122:e1588-e1591. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Boulder Neurosurgical Associates; and Justin Parker Neurological Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Background: Significant progress in hardware and surgical techniques for sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion surgeries has facilitated safer and more efficacious procedures for patients. Triangular-shaped implants for SIJ fusions are the most-studied devices and have demonstrated good short-term and long-term clinical outcomes. Reports on cylindrical threaded implants are very limited. Read More

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February 2019

A consideration for the utility of the post-operative Oswestry Disability Index for measuring outcomes after sacroiliac joint fusion.

Orthop Rev (Pavia) 2018 Jun 14;10(2):7549. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Department of Neurosurgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction and its surgical treatment remain a controversial topic in spine surgery. Determining success after SIJ fusion may be difficult due to preexisting back pain, lumbar fusion (LF), and functional disability. We examine the utility of Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) as a measure of clinical outcomes after minimally invasive SIJ fusion. Read More

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Surgical treatment of middle cluneal nerve entrapment neuropathy: technical note.

J Neurosurg Spine 2018 08 18;29(2):208-213. Epub 2018 May 18.

1Department of Neurosurgery, Kushiro Rosai Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan.

OBJECTIVE The etiology of low-back pain (LBP) is heterogeneous and is unknown in some patients with chronic pain. Superior cluneal nerve entrapment has been proposed as a causative factor, and some patients suffer severe symptoms. The middle cluneal nerve (MCN) is also implicated in the elicitation of LBP, and its clinical course and etiology remain unclear. Read More

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Comprehensive biomechanical analysis of three reconstruction techniques following total sacrectomy: an in vitro human cadaveric model.

J Neurosurg Spine 2017 Nov 4;27(5):570-577. Epub 2017 Aug 4.

Department of Neurosurgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

OBJECTIVE Aggressive sacral tumors often require en bloc resection and lumbopelvic reconstruction. Instrumentation failure and pseudarthrosis remain a clinical concern to be addressed. The objective in this study was to compare the biomechanical stability of 3 distinct techniques for sacral reconstruction in vitro. Read More

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November 2017

The Sacroiliac Joint.

David W Polly

Neurosurg Clin N Am 2017 Jul;28(3):301-312

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA; Department of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA. Electronic address:

The sacroiliac joint moves 2.5°. It is innervated with nociceptive fibers. Read More

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Conventional (Simplicity III) and Cooled (SInergy) Radiofrequency for Sacroiliac Joint Denervation: One-Year Retrospective Study Comparing Two Devices.

Pain Med 2017 Sep;18(9):1731-1744

Young Against Pain Group, Parma,Italy.

Objective: To compare two radiofrequency (RF) devices, Simplicity III (conventional RF), and SInergy (cooled RF), which are specifically designed to denervate the sacroiliac joint (SIJ).

Design: Retrospective observational study.

Setting: Italian National Health Service Public Hospital. Read More

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September 2017

Patient Reported Outcomes from Sacroiliac Joint Fusion.

Asian Spine J 2017 Feb 17;11(1):120-126. Epub 2017 Feb 17.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA.

Study Design: Retrospective, case series.

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine morbidity, complications, and patient reported outcomes from minimally invasive sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion.

Overview Of Literature: Lumbar back pain emanating from the SIJ can be surgically treated via a percutaneous approach in the appropriately selected patient with minimal morbidity and acceptable functional outcomes. Read More

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February 2017

Probiotic and antioxidant properties of selenium-enriched Lactobacillus brevis LSe isolated from an Iranian traditional dairy product.

J Trace Elem Med Biol 2017 Mar 23;40:1-9. Epub 2016 Nov 23.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran. Electronic address:

The present study was designed to isolate a highly selenium-tolerant lactobacillus strain from an Iranian traditional dairy product named as Spar. Different criteria such as tolerance to the low pH, simulated gastric juice (SGJ), simulated intestinal juice (SIJ) and bile salts tolerance as well as Caco-2 cell adhesion assay were examined to evaluate the probiotic potentials of the selected isolate. Furthermore, the antioxidant properties of the isolate cultivated in medium containing and free of SeO ions were evaluated using DPPH scavenging and reducing power assays. Read More

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Evaluation of sacroiliac joint MRI for pelvic venous congestion signs in women clinically suspected of sacroiliitis.

Acta Radiol 2017 Jul 31;58(7):849-855. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

4 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is a commonly overlooked condition which is a potential cause of chronic pelvic pain. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) may demonstrate unexpected conditions that can mimic sacroiliitis (SI). Awareness of MRI-defined pelvic venous congestion (PVC) may help in identifying PCS, where vascular abnormality may be the sole manifestation of SIJ pain. Read More

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Identification of subgroups of inflammatory and degenerative MRI findings in the spine and sacroiliac joints: a latent class analysis of 1037 patients with persistent low back pain.

Arthritis Res Ther 2016 10 13;18(1):237. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Research Department, Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, Hospital Lillebaelt, Oestre Hougvej 55, Middelfart, 5500, Denmark.

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate subgroups of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings for the spine and sacroiliac joints (SIJs) using latent class analysis (LCA), and to investigate whether these subgroups differ in their demographic and clinical characteristics.

Methods: The sample included 1037 patients aged 18-40 years with persistent low back pain (LBP). LCA was applied to MRI findings of the spine and SIJs. Read More

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October 2016