Sample Name: Bilateral sacroiliac joint injections
Description: Bilateral sacroiliac joint injections
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
BILATERAL SACROILIAC JOINT INJECTIONS
PROCEDURE:: Informed consent was obtained from the patient. The patient was placed in the prone position. After preparation and local anesthetic administration, and image intensifier control a 25 gauge spinal needle was directed into the inferior aspect of the sacroiliac joint using a posterior approach. A small amount of contrast material was administered to outline the recesses of the joints. Verification of the initial needle position with contrast administration, 1 mL of solution was administered at this site after aspiration, consisting of 0.5 mL of 0.25% Marcaine and 0.5 mL of Celestone. Postprocedure, the needles were withdrawn and dressing was applied. Postprocedure no complications were noted.
POST PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS: The patient has been asked to report to us any redness, swelling, inflammation, or fevers. The patient has been asked to restrict the use of the * extremity for the next 24 hours.
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