Case ReportSuccessful Laparoscopic Exploration and Screw Extraction for Intrac Pain After Anterior Iliosacral ArthrodesisGeert, Peeters MD*; Kris, Govaers MD†; Jacques, Himpens MD*Author Information From the *Department of Laparoscopic, Bariatric Surgery; and †Department of orthopaedic surgery, AZ Sint-Blasius, Dendermonde, Belgium. Accepted for publication September 18, 2009. The authors state no financial support has been obtained. No funding has been received by NIH, Welcome Trust, or Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Reprints: Geert Peeters, MD, Kroonveldlaan 50, 9200 Dendemonde (Belgium) (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: October 2010 - Volume 24 - Issue 10 - p e83-e85 doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3181c1d518 Buy Metrics Abstract We report on the case of a patient suffering from L5 radicular pain after previous anterior sacroiliac arthrodesis using 2, 4-hole plates. Technical investigations indicated loosening and migration of a screw from the upper sacroiliac plate, irritating the L5 nerve root. The problem was managed by removal of the screw using an anterior transperitoneal laparoscopic approach. © 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.