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Sacroplasty II: Technique, Pearls & Training Opportunities with Dr. Doug Beall

with Dr. Douglas Beall

Dr. Jacob Fleming and Dr. Douglas Beall dive into the intricacies of sacroplasty, including considerations for selecting cement volume, efficacy of small versus large needles, and biomechanics of the pelvis.

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Podcast Contributors

Dr. Douglas Beall discusses Sacroplasty II: Technique, Pearls & Training Opportunities with Dr. Doug Beall on the BackTable 52 Podcast

Dr. Douglas Beall

Dr. Douglas Beall is the Chief of Radiology Services at Clinical Radiology of Oklahoma.

Dr. Jacob Fleming discusses Sacroplasty II: Technique, Pearls & Training Opportunities with Dr. Doug Beall on the BackTable 52 Podcast

Dr. Jacob Fleming

Dr. Jacob Fleming is a diagnostic radiology resident and future MSK interventional radiologist in Dallas, Texas.

Synopsis

The doctors review evidence from the SAKOS trial on pain relief and highlight the complexities of billing. They also emphasize proactive treatments for aging populations suffering from fractures and the need for more training and propagation of sacroplasty techniques. Listeners are encouraged to stay informed about new educational opportunities and advancements in sacroplasty through ongoing updates and courses.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
02:33 - Expanding Sacroplasty Training and Curriculum
04:50 - Walkthrough of Sacroplasty Technique
10:36 - Mechanical Stabilization and Cement Volume
21:41 - Choosing Hardware and Needle Size
27:37 - Industry-Sponsored Trials and Bias
32:47 - Navigating Billing and Reimbursement
38:05 - Closing Thoughts on Sacroplasty and Osteoporotic Fractures

Resources

BackTable VI Ep. 51- Sacroplasty: Principles & New Data in the Treatment of Sacral Insufficiency Fractures:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/msk/podcasts/51/sacroplasty-i-principles-new-data-in-the-treatment-of-sacral-insufficiency-fractures

Seattle Science Foundation Annual Image Guided Interventional Spine Procedures Course:
https://ssf.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=5&EID=1149

Dr. Doug Beall’s Twitter: @dougbeall

Vertebral Augmentation: The Comprehensive Guide to Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, and Implant Augmentation:
https://www.amazon.com/Vertebral-Augmentation-Comprehensive-Vertebroplasty-Kyphoplasty/dp/1684200156

An Interim Analysis of the First 102 Patients Treated in the Prospective Vertebral Augmentation Sacroplasty Fracture Registry (Beall, 2023):
https://www.jvir.org/article/S1051-0443(23)00356-1/fulltext

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