CONTINUING EDUCATION ACTIVITYVertebroplasty: Effective for Management of Back Pain or Simply a Sham Procedure?Frost, Elizabeth A.M. MDAuthor Information Dr. Frost is Professor of Anesthesiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Medical Center, KCC 8th Floor, One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1010, New York, NY 10029; E-mail: [email protected]. The purpose of this article is to review the literature on vertebroplasty, to examine the controversies that surround its use, and to describe what is involved in the procedure.The author, faculty, and staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity have disclosed that they and their spouses/life partners (if any) have no financial relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial organizations relevant to this educational activity.CME AccreditationLippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To earn CME credit, you must read the CME article and complete the quiz and evaluation assessment survey on the enclosed form, answering at least 70% of the quiz questions correctly. This CME activity expires on September 30, 2021.CNE AccreditationLippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Lippincott Professional Development will award 1.0 contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity. Instructions for earning ANCC contact hours are included on page 11 of the newsletter. This CNE activity expires on September 3, 2021. Topics in Pain Management: October 2019 - Volume 35 - Issue 3 - p 1-7 doi: 10.1097/01.TPM.0000585264.58597.5a Buy CE Test Metrics © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.